Chatsmore pupils raise funds for Mary's Meals

Pupils at Chatsmore Catholic High School have been fundraising for Mary's Meals.

Sunday, 11th June 2017, 7:09 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:05 am
Fundraising for Mary's Meals

Mary’s Meals is an international aid charity that has its global headquarters in a rural barn in Scotland.

They provide over 1.2 million nutritious school lunches to the world’s hungriest children.

The meals are always served in a place of education which means that the children are nourished as they learn in order to build themselves a brighter future.

Mary’s Meals can provide one child in a developing country with a school lunch for one year for just £13.90.

At Chatsmore students held cake sales, sponsored events and gave their own money to support this important work.

The school had an original target of £1,390 (feeding 100 children for a year) but smashed it and raised £2059.56 thanks to the generosity of the whole school community.

The next fundraising campaign starts on the June 19.

Over a four week period, the school hopes to raise as much as possible for local charity St Barnabas.

The fundraising efforts will finish with the whole school taking part in a seven mile charity walk along Worthing sea front on the July 21.

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