Potters Bar students hold charity fashion show for earthquake victims

A CHARITY fashion show and auction staged in Potters Bar raised more than �1,000 to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake.

The event, which was staged at Mount Grace School in Church Road, saw students and staff model more than 60 items of clothes and accessories that had been donated by the Arcadia Group.

Around 180 people watched the show, before bidding on the items they had seen.

Assistant headteacher Nancy Hone said: “The evening was a great success.

“More than �1,100 was raised, which will be added to the �800 that students have already raised for this very worthy cause this year.”

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All the proceeds from the event will go to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC), which is co-ordinating humanitarian efforts in the wake of January’s earthquake in Haiti.

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