Latymer school fundraiser for the Imperial Health Charity
Miss Green Lantern won the teacher prize
As a thank you to NHS key workers, Latymer held its very own Superhero Day earlier this month, with donations going to The Imperial Health Charity.
The whole community got involved, with staff and students coming up with some fantastic superheroes costumes. Prizes were awarded at form time by which point over £3,000 had been donated.
Student prizes for Most Heroic Effort went to Rhea for her outfit and thoughtful message and to Sonny for his Invisible Man.
Teacher prizes went to The Miss Green Lantern and ArtMan!
“This has been one of the best fancy dress days we’ve ever had and I’m so grateful to everyone who has donated,” says Patrick Whitfield, Charities Coordinator, who helped organise the day. “Yet again Latymerians have used their imagination and creativity for the benefit of a good cause. We wanted to do something to show our appreciation for what our NHS workers are doing and what they have been through. Since the appeal was launched last year, the Latymer community has donated nearly £15,000 to this great charity.”
Sonny's Invisible Man was a prize winner
The Imperial Health Charity supports the five London hospitals of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust - Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea, St Mary's and the Western Eye. They fund major redevelopments, equipment and medical research, helping hospitals do more to provide the best possible care for patients and their families.
If you would like to donate click here.
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February 26, 2021