Primary school helps kids with cancer
Students at Allendale Primary School banded together in a sign of support for those among them battling cancer last week.
With wacky wigs and coloured hair, students organised a Crazy Hair Day where for a gold coin donation they raised funds for charity organisation Camp Quality.
Leading the event were the school’s student councillors, who came up with the idea with more in mind than just a few crazy hairstyles.
“We wanted to raise money for Camp Quality because they help kids living with cancer,” student councillor Holly Turner said.
“They make things better for them and they also help to find a cure for it.”
Camp Quality even made the trip up to the Geraldton school, who handed over a total of $365.26 towards the charity.
The organisation also hosted a puppet show for both junior and senior classes — tackling tricky questions and making the disease more understandable to children.
With several members of their school community battling the disease, the fundraiser was for a cause close to home for students.
“A couple of the younger kids in our school are living with cancer and we wanted to show our support,” student councillor Cael Robson said.
“So is one of our teachers. We wanted to help raise money so Campy Quality can keep helping people like them.”
To make a donation to Camp Quality, visit www.campquality.org.au.
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