Search

Students raise money for Bexley charities

PUBLISHED: 14:08 20 July 2012

Charlton School pupils Jamie Kinsman and Anthony Ghannam

Charlton School pupils Jamie Kinsman and Anthony Ghannam

supplied

Students have raised £586 for Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice and a pet rescue charity through a number of different initiatives.

Anim-Mates Animal Rescue, which services Bexley, and the hospice benefited from the donation from five post-16 students at Charlton School.

Their fundraising included a raffle, car cleaning events as well as making and selling jewellery at Greenwich Market.

Vanessa Hill, from the hospice, said: “We are embedded in the local community so it was great for us to work with students to highlight the work we do.

“We are really impressed by the hard work the students put in to raise much-needed funds.”

The projects provided valuable work experience for the students as well as bringing important aspects of citizenship and community cohesion to their attention.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Bexley Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Bexley Times