Christmas Jumper day raises £431 for charity
Our wear a Christmas jumper day on the 18th December was not the height of fashion but was a great success with many brightly coloured examples on show. The winning prize went to Adam Monk for a rather fetching homemade creation. The event managed to raise an impressive £431 for the Down’s Syndrome Association.
The charity provides information and support for people with Down’s syndrome, their families and carers and the professionals who work for them.
Since there formation as a local parents support group in 1970, they have developed into a highly regarded national charity with over 20,000 members and 111 regional volunteer support groups.
They are often the first point of contact for many new parents of a baby with Down’s syndrome looking for information and advice, and remain a valued source of support to families as their child grows and develops, helping them to live full and rewarding lives.