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Hospice calls on Redbridge schoolchildren to become ‘Happy Helpers’

PUBLISHED: 12:30 15 March 2017 | UPDATED: 12:34 15 March 2017

'Happy Helpers' from Bancroft Primary School.

'Happy Helpers' from Bancroft Primary School.

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Schoolchildren are being invited to become ‘Happy Helpers’ to raise enough money to pay for a day of care at Haven House Children’s Hospice.

A day of care at the charity, in High Road, Woodford Green, costs £5,374 and Haven House wants local pupils and their teachers to help participate as part of International Day of Happiness on Monday.

The children’s hospice provides care to youngsters with debilitating and life limiting illnesses.

So far Linnot Montessori Nursey, in Cranley Road, Newbury Park, Brookfield House School, in Brookfield Path, and Woodford Green Primary School, in Links Road, both from Woodford Green, have already signed up.

Haven House chief executive Mike Palfreman hopes more will sign will sign up this week.

“Becoming a Haven House Happy Helper is a brilliant way for students and teachers to support our children and their families in the local area,” he said.

“A day of care at Haven House costs £5,374 and we’d like to encourage schools to come together to collectively raise this total and help pay for the care on Monday,” he added.

Mike explained the charity has loads of plans to help the volunteers raise money.

“We have plenty of creative ideas to help schools with their fundraising.

“Whether it’s a Mother’s Day raffle or Easter-themed sports day, the ways you can become a Happy Helper are endless.”

If you would like to register your school, or for more information, go to havenhouse.org.uk/happyhelpers.

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