Chorley raises funds for Children in Need

Chorley Citizen: Rebecca Baldwin, left, and Debbie Atherton from the finance team at Sumner House, Leyland, who made cakes to sell Rebecca Baldwin, left, and Debbie Atherton from the finance team at Sumner House, Leyland, who made cakes to sell

Dozens of events took place across Chorley and Leyland as hundreds put the ‘fun’ into fundraising for Children in Need.

Runshaw Adult College bustled with activities. At the Euxton Lane campus, students and staff from the School of Early Years, Education and Care donating prizes for a raffle draw and donned pyjamas and creative head wear.

A cake stall offered delicious treats and students were also challenged to guess the weight of a special Pudsey cake.

At the Market Street campus, staff and students raised money by wearing fancy dress, with Level 3 Hair and Media Make up students providing face painting.

Students also organised a ‘Guess the number of Smarties in a jar’ competition. A total of £500 was raised and donations are still being collected.

Staff at Progress Housing Group’s offices in Leyland raised a whopping £630, thanks to a combination of home-made delicious desserts and a prize draw raffle. Staff from across the organisation donated prizes for the raffle, which included a pair of Aldo shoes donated by chief executive Jacqui De-Rose, and a set of crystal brandy glasses donated by finance director Andy Speer.

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