At Ropley C.E Primary School, we support a number of charitable events throughout the year.  Although we support the national fundraisers, such as Children In Need, Sport Relief, Comic Relief and Cancer Research, we also support smaller, more local charities such as the Foodbank and Mission Christmas.  

Alton Foodbank 

This Harvest we again supported Alton Foodbank which is part of the Trussell Group.  We collected a huge amount of food (117kg!) and were delighted to once again be able to invite our parents and grandparents to our Harvest Service at the Parish Hall.

For more information on how you can support the foodbank please visit their website: https://alton.foodbank.org.uk/

We are pleased to advise that we will be a donation point for Women’s Aid.  

Womens Aid supports women and children who are victims of domestic abuse and have often had to leave their homes and all of their belongings behind.  They support them by providing a safe place to stay and help them to empower themselves to move forward with their lives.

Any donations of new or nearly new cosmetics, toiletries, clothing and small toys can all be donated.  New sanitary products are also needed.  If its good enough to pass onto a friend or family member then it’s good enough to donate.

Items are collected weekly by one of our parents and taken to the local refuge.  Thank you for your support.  If you would like more information on how you can help please visit their website: https://www.womensaid.org.uk

 

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal

We are delighted to again be able to support the Poppy Appeal.  Our children were able to purchase child friendly items as well as the traditional paper poppy.  We are delighted that despite the Covid-19 restrictions we still raised £126.59 for the 2020 appeal.  Our Nectar class also made poppies to hang from our tree and the whole school took part in a live stream Remembrance Day service.

Mission Christmas

Last year, we were again a donation centre for Mission Christmas which is a local initiative that supports those families in our area where Christmas is a luxury they just cannot afford.  Our parents and local residents donated 3 large sacks full of gifts which will be distributed by Mission Christmas to nominated families across the region.

Abby's Heroes

Last year, our children and staff wore Christmas Jumpers to support Abby's Heroes which is a local children's cancer charity that supports children and their families.  We raised £104 for this worthy cause.

Abby's Heroes Logo

Children In Need

We were pleased to support this national charity again in 2020.  The children all wore their 'Pudsey Bear' items and we raised a massive £420.77!  The most we have ever raised.

Image of 7.5" Children in Need Pudsey Bear PRE-CUT ICING DISC Cake Topper