King George Hospital charity calls on Redbridge’s youngsters to join this Christmas’ Reindeer Run fundraiser

PUBLISHED: 11:38 17 October 2017 | UPDATED: 22:00 17 October 2017

A Reindeer Run in Finsbury Park. Photo: Tony Gay.

A Reindeer Run in Finsbury Park. Photo: Tony Gay.


The King George and Queen’s Hospital Charity is calling on all of Redbridge’s young Prancers and Vixens to help make a sick child’s Christmas a little brighter by taking part in a Reindeer Run.

Every day, the two hospitals in Goodmayes and Romford treat as many as 162 sick or injured children a day, and each Christmas the charity works to provide each youngster being cared for with a present on Christmas day.

To make that dream a reality, the charity is calling on schools to host a Reindeer Run – a sponsored walk around the playground with the children dressed as reindeer.

The charity provides everything from an antler template to sponsorship forms and collection envelopes, and each child that takes part will receive a special certificate.

The herd which raises the most money will also be presented with a special trophy.

For more information, or if you are a school interested in taking part, call 01708 435000.

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