Meadowgate Academy students raise £300 for Macmillan by holding coffee morning

PUBLISHED: 07:00 10 October 2017

Meadowgate Academy students raise £300 for Macmillan by holding coffee morning: student Daniel Cottingham

Meadowgate Academy students raise £300 for Macmillan by holding coffee morning: student Daniel Cottingham

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Students and staff at Meadowgate Academy in Wisbech raised more than £300 for Macmillan by holding a coffee morning on September 29.

Meadowgate Academy students raise £300 for Macmillan by holding coffee morning: Macmillan representative and Meadowgatet staff member.Meadowgate Academy students raise £300 for Macmillan by holding coffee morning: Macmillan representative and Meadowgatet staff member.

The fundraiser was organised by the Year 13s in the school’s sixth form who promoted the event through a leaflet drop to local residents and by putting up posters around the school.

Meadowgate Academy students raise £300 for Macmillan by holding coffee morning: student Shantelle Dawson serves the Mayor of Wisbech Councillor Steve Tierney.Meadowgate Academy students raise £300 for Macmillan by holding coffee morning: student Shantelle Dawson serves the Mayor of Wisbech Councillor Steve Tierney.

Emma Bird, of Meadowgate Academy, said: “The coffee morning was very well supported; from the wonderful donations of cakes from parents, staff and the local community to the arrival of the local Macmillan team and Wisbech Mayor Councillor Steve Tierney.

Meadowgate Academy students raise £300 for Macmillan by holding coffee morningMeadowgate Academy students raise £300 for Macmillan by holding coffee morning

“A lovely time was had by all and the students raised £311 for the charity which will be used locally.”


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