Staff and pupils at a Bradford college donned yellow clothes and crazy hats to support a cancer charity and rustle up some funds for the worthy cause.
Students and staff at Carlton Bolling College sold daffodil pins to raise funds for the Marie Curie Hospice, Bradford, raising an incredible £645.82
It costs over £3.5 million per year to run the Marie Curie Hospice, which cares for over 1,100 local people every year.
They look after terminally ill patients at the end of their lives, and provide emotional and practical support for their families, completely free of charge.
Year Achievement Leader Caroline Headley said: “We chose to raise money for Marie Curie as the year 12 Health and Social Care students had visited as part of their assignment work – we were surprised about the costs of running the hospice on a daily basis and wanted to help in any way we could.
“It is a charity close to the heart of the school as a member of staff had recently passed away in the hospice and we wanted to show our support for the fantastic work that is done by the staff.”
Community Fundraiser Rebecca Ross said: ‘We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone at Carlton Bolling College for raising such a fantastic amount for the Bradford Hospice.”
If your school would like to get involved and sell daffodils during the Great Daffodil Appeal in March, Marie Curie would love to hear from you. They’d be delighted to give you hats, balloons and daffodils – anything you need to plan a fun fundraiser!
Contact Rebecca Ross on 01274 337 036
or email Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.