Fundraising Starts Early With The Children In Year 8 At Chafyn Grove School, Salisbury

Fundraising Starts Early with the Children in Year 8 at Chafyn Grove School, Salisbury
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The children of Chafyn Grove, Salisbury have been putting their entrepreneurial hats on and getting their creative juices flowing. This term has marked the start of some serious fundraising and highlighting the problem of homelessness within the community. The children have chosen local homeless charity Alabaré to champion. A clothes collection took place at the school earlier on in the week where children donated their unwanted shoes and clothes.

The term kicked off with a deluge of small business ideas, business plans and sales pitches presented to a ‘Dragons Den’ style panel. All profits from these business ventures will be given to Alabaré.

Jason Webster, Head of Year 7 and 8 at the school, has also been highlighting and teaching the children about homelessness.

“To really experience the fundamentals of homelessness and raise awareness rather than cash the children staged their own Alabaré inspired sleep out. They were visited by The Vulnerable Alan Jeans, the Archdeacon of Sarum, during the evening, where he chatted to the children about homelessness – causes, the reality of living outside and  what can be done to relieve the situation.”

Alabaré are delighted to be working with such enthusiastic young people and extremely grateful for all their support.