pupils' non-uniform day raises cash for needy children
at a Burnham-On-Sea school took part in a special day of fundraising
to raise cash for an international children's charity on Friday
and staff at St Andrew's School raised £277.40 by giving
donations to wear non-school uniform. They also took part in various
classroom activities to learn about the work of UNICEF (the United
Nations Children's Fund).
school was among thousands across the country taking part in UNICEFs
'Day for Change' to raise awareness of its work in helping millions
of vulnerable children across the globe.
is holding a year of activities to promote the fact that two million
children die each year because of malnutrition across the world.
receives no money from the UN budget and instead relies on voluntary
donations. This is why fundraising events like Day for Change
are so important to help it continue to help children around the
world to survive and thrive," Gavin Morris, Headteacher,
have supported this cause for over 10 years now, and it is an
important part of our fundraising programme. The children gain
enormously from learning about people less fortunate than themselves,
whilst at the same time being able to do something to help."