Haddenham

'Sunny for Money'

Home » News » 'Sunny for Money'
'Sunny for Money' 04
'Sunny for Money'
'Sunny for Money' 02
'Sunny for Money' 04
'Sunny for Money' 05

Last Friday, 5th June, local schools and businesses were encouraged to get 'Sunny for Money' by hosting a mufti fundraising activity, to help raise funds for the Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity (FNHC) in Sunny Sunflower month.

Haddenham St Mary's CE School was one of the participating schools, where children came to school dressed in lovely bright and sunny summer attire.

As a special treat, the Charity's new Florrie's Children's Team mascot 'Florrie Bear', made a visit to the school on the day.

As the pictures show (click to enlarge the image) the children were beside themselves at the sheer uninhibited joy of seeing Florrie Bear, and having the chance to enjoy a personal hug with Florrie (or a high-five if that was "too soppy" for some!)

Commenting on the fundraiser, Emma Carroll, FNHC Community Fundraising Manager said: "This was a fun way for local school children to get involved in supporting local hospice care. In the last five years over £50,000 has been raised from school fundraisers, so we hope we can call on this fantastic support once again."

Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity needs to raise over £600,000 this year to ensure the continued funding of local hospice care services for adults and children.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Elderly Christmas Lunch 01
Haddenham Webteam: Sat 16 Nov 1:30pm

As a proportion of total residents, Haddenham has one of the largest group of seniors in Buckinghamshire — and a significant number of these people live alone.Even under normal circumstances it is easy for such elderly folk to feel a little isolated and lacking social interaction. This can feel even more significant at Christmas time.Do you have an elderly friend or relative living in...

Museum Xmas Card 2019
Haddenham Webteam: Tue 12 Nov 4:00pm

A new Haddenham Christmas Card has been created, exclusive to the Haddenham MuseumSee the Green Dragon Pub in Victorian times in a picturesque snowy scene.Six cards with envelopes are £5.The Museum is open on Tuesday mornings 10.00am — 12 noon and Sunday afternoons 2 .00 -...

Tom Pollard_image2
Yvonne Durham: Mon 11 Nov 7:30pm

Thomas Charles Sidney Pollard (Tom)20th June 1928 — 5th November 2019It is with great sadness that the passing of Tom Pollard is announced. Tom lived and worked in Haddenham for over 60 years, spending 32 years at Lucas's along with many other Haddenham residents. He and his wife Margaret were familiar faces to many in Haddenham particularly through their efforts in the establishment...