Youngsters at Royston school harvest cash to help children in Ethiopia

PUBLISHED: 08:24 03 October 2017 | UPDATED: 08:24 03 October 2017

Tannery Drift First School Year 3 pupil Laura O'Connor making harvest bread. Picture: Tannery Drift

Tannery Drift First School Year 3 pupil Laura O'Connor making harvest bread. Picture: Tannery Drift

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Children at Tannery Drift First School have been learning about harvest traditions in the UK as part of their harvest festival celebrations.

Tannery Drift First School's harvest. Picture: Tannery DriftTannery Drift First School's harvest. Picture: Tannery Drift

Families at the school donated food items, including many home-grown vegetables, for the harvest display.

Food from the display was sold after the harvest assembly to raise money for Link Ethiopia – a total of £148.34 was collected.

The charity is dedicated to changing lives through education in Ethiopia and increasing cultural awareness between young people in Ethiopia and the UK.

The school donated all remaining fresh food to Royston care home Richard Cox House and the remaining tinned and dried food to Royston Foodbank.

For more on Link Ethiopia go to www.linkethiopia.org.

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