Bag-a-Thon success at Felpham Community College

A record 70 bags were collected for BHF

A record 70 bags were collected for BHF

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Felpham Community College has taken part in the British Heart Foundation Bag-a-Thon.

Co-ordinated by the sixth form charity committee, students across year groups collected from home clothes, shoes, books and puzzles that were no longer wanted.

70 bags in total, a record for FCC, were filled and then collected by the charity. This should hopefully equate to an impressive £2,000 when sold in local BHF shops. All proceeds from the shops help towards the pioneering research, prevention, support and ensure quality care to anyone who lives with heart disease.

Nicole Matthews, charity leader at FCC, said: “The charity committee worked hard publicising this event with students and encouraging as much support as possible. We were all really impressed with the amount collected and the support we received from students (and parents and staff!). Thank you to everyone who participated!”

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