Welwyn Garden City school raises money for Haiti earthquake survivors

GENEROUS parents and children at a WGC school have raised more than �1,000 for the survivors of the devastating earthquake on the Caribbean island of Haiti.

A non-uniform day at Springmead Primary School raised �1,103.50 towards the Disasters Emergency Committee’s (DEC) Haiti Earthquake Appeal, and will help provide food, clean water, shelter and medical care to those whose lives have been destroyed by the quake.

It is estimated as many as 200,000 lives could have been lost since the earthquake struck the Haitian capital of Port-Au-Prince on Tuesday, January 12, with many young children left orphaned.

Springmead head Judith Sumner said she was “delighted and proud” of how families of the Hilly Field school had responded to the appeal.

So far the DEC Haiti Earthquake Appeal has received more than �38m in donations from around the world.

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