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  • Diane Neave

‘Spreading Laughter and Making a Difference: Our Success with Comic Relief Fundraiser’

At Rascals, we believe in the power of laughter, kindness, and making a difference in the world. That's why each year, we eagerly participate in Comic Relief, and this year was no exception. From the youngest to the oldest, our Rascals children showed their unwavering support by taking part in our ‘Wear something funny for money’ fundraiser & they dressed up in their most hilarious outfits, all in the name of charity.

Throughout the week, our little comedians filled our classes with laughter and joy as they showcased their creative and downright funny costumes. From wacky hats to mismatched socks, the children embraced the spirit of the fundraiser and donated £1 each day into our fundraising pot. And the results were nothing short of amazing – we raised over £300 in just one week!

But it wasn't just about the fundraising; it was about fostering a sense of empathy and understanding in our students. We firmly believe in teaching our children the importance of giving back and showing compassion towards others. Comic Relief provides the perfect platform to do just that. By supporting Comic Relief, we're able to contribute to projects that tackle poverty and injustice both locally and globally.

One of the highlights of the week was the 'Funny Jokes Contest' where our students practiced their best jokes to share with their classmates. Laughter filled the room as we listened to jokes ranging from silly puns to hilarious anecdotes. The ones that made us laugh the loudest were rewarded with prizes, but the real reward was seeing the joy on their faces as they shared moments of laughter together.

Participating in Comic Relief's fundraiser not only allows us to support a worthy cause but also teaches our children valuable lessons about empathy, kindness, and social responsibility. It's essential for them to understand that not everyone in the world is as fortunate as they are and that even small acts of kindness can make a big difference in someone's life.

As we reflect on the success of our 'Wear Something Funny for Money Week', we're filled with gratitude for our incredible community of students, parents, and staff who wholeheartedly embraced the spirit of giving. Together, we've proven that laughter truly is the best medicine, and through our collective efforts, we've made a positive impact on the lives of others. Here's to spreading more laughter, love, and kindness in the world – one funny outfit at a time!

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