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Group 6 wanted to get involved in the school’s fundraising efforts to buy a defibrillator, which will both benefit the school and the local community. The group worked really well together to discuss different options of how they could raise some money and also involve the local community.  After lots of suggestions they decided to hold a raffle and quickly got to work to get it all organised.

The group wrote formal letters and hand delivered them to businesses in the villages around the school: mainly Kirkburton, Skelmanthorpe, Denby Dale and Scissett. They also posted some out to other places around Huddersfield. The children have been overwhelmed by the generous donations and are extremely excited about the upcoming raffle draw.

 Have a look at the amazing prizes on offer: 

  • Signed Huddersfield Town football

  • 2 x match tickets to see Huddersfield Giants play next season

  • £20 voucher for Little Fee  (Scissett)

  • Blacker Hall Farm hamper and voucher(Wakefield)

  • 2 X Full English Breakfast voucher for Mustangs (Scissett)

  • Back, Neck & Shoulder massage voucher - Koko (Kirkburton)

  • Prosecco and Ferrero Roche - Tesco (Scissett)

  • Lindor Chocolates - Tesco (Marsh)

  • Lady’s Scarf - Almond (Kirkburton)

  • Lady’s Scarf - Thinking of You (Scissett)

  • Gel nail voucher - The Nail Studio (Lindley)

  • Lady’s Hamper - Almond (Kirkburton) and The Shoe Box (Skelmanthorpe)

  • Chicken voucher - Gawthorpe Butchers (Denby Dale)

  • Scented candle - The Hardware Shop (Kirkburton)

  • Rug - Holmfirth Carpets

  • £5 Lindley Fine Wine voucher

The group then made some raffle tickets and posters to advertise the event. They are promoting sales to pupils, families and staff at Joseph Norton. The draw will take place on Friday 8th February. If you would like to buy a ticket please contact the school office.

Good luck !

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