Ghyll Royd School is always keen to support and raise money for local and national charity events. Total money raised for charities so far in 2013 is £1765.30. Recent fund raisers include:
Children in Need Day
The Children have been raising money for Children in Need this week by dressing up as their favourite child film character
The Salvation Army
Father Phillip from St Margaret’s Church in Ilkley came to bless the Harvest before its distribution to The Salvation Army who will ensure it reaches local families in need.
The Royal Legion Poppy Appeal - http://www.britishlegion.org.uk/
The School has recently raised money for the The Royal Legion Poppy Appeal. Adding to the £61.97 collected last year from the sale of poppies.
Marie Curie - http://www.mariecurie.org.uk/
Pupils throughout the school have been planting daffodil bulbs to raise funds for Marie Curie Cancer Care.
Teenage Cancer Trust - http://www.teenagecancertrust.org/
Congratulations to all the children who took part in the 2013 Leeds Fun Run to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust. A fantastic £1,968.52 has been raised to date.
Barnardo’s - http://www.barnardos.org.uk/
The children raised £758.17 to help Barnardo’s give children a brighter future.
Macmillian Cancer Support – http://www.macmillan.org.uk
The school held a coffee morning and raised £320.00 adding to the £176.32 raised in 2012
Martins House – Childrens hospice
The children made buns to sell and raised £175.00 - http://www.martinhouse.org.uk/
Red Nose Day - http://www.comicrelief.com/
The children did something funny for the money and raised £60.00
The Fire Fighters Charity - http://www.firefighterscharity.org.uk/
The School collected 389kg of clothing that raised £243.13
Jeans for Genes Day - http://www.jeansforgenesday.org/
We raised £102.00 for this very worthy cause adding to the £77.00 raised in 2012. The children enjoyed coming into school wearing their jeans!
The Revival Centre, Matugga, Uganda
Thank you to everyone who attended our performance of ‘Hoodwinked’ and donated to The Revival Centre. We have raised £107.00 to fund the purchase of mosquito nets.