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Jumper Joy At Local Care Home Raises Funds For Charity

Residents and staff at in Upton Bay care home are helping to make the world a better place by wearing a festival jumper on Thursday 14th December in aid of Save the Children’s annual fundraising event, Christmas Jumper Day.

All residents and staff at Upton Bay have been encouraged to buy, borrow or decorate their own special Christmas jumpers and donate to Save the Children. Some of the residents have been very creative and decorated their own glitzy knitwear even decorating one wheelchair with tinsel.   In total the home managed to raise £50 towards this worthy cause.

Mevin Sohorye, General Manager, said: “Today has been a whole lot of fun with some of the most outlandish Christmas jumpers I have ever seen! This event has really showcased the creativity and fun-loving spirit of all our residents and staff. We are proud to take part in Christmas Jumper Day and show our support for Save the Children.”