Cromwell sixth formers raise an ‘amazing’ £1,086 for Jeans4Genes with non uniform day

Cromwell Community College Jeans for Genes Day

Cromwell Community College Jeans for Genes Day - Credit: Archant

A group of sixth form students have raised an amazing £1,086.74 for Jeans4Genes.

A group of sixth form students have raised an amazing £1,086.74 for Jeans4Genes.

Pupils at Cromwell Community College held a non-uniform day where children could bring in a donation of £1.

The money raised will go towards Genetic Disorders UK and various other UK charities with the aim of helping to improve the quality of life for those with a genetic disorder and the people who closeley surround them.

Lou Allen, head of health and social care at Cromwell, said: “This charity will benefit greatly from the generosity of pupils and staff which can go towards helping all of the children affected by rare genetic disorders.


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“1 in 25 children are affected in the UK, that’s more than 30,000 babies a year.

!This money will go to enhancing the quality of their lives, through aiding with multi-sensory wonderlands, providing respite care for families and enabling children to be more active as specialist facilities and equipment can be purchased for their homes.

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“It is a real privilege to be able to help such a worthy cause and Cromwell Community College has ensured many more children can lead happier lives.”

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