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The Mini Vinnies delivering Christmas cards to local residents!
Reindeer Dash for St. Gemma's Hospice
On Friday 15th December St. Joseph’s took part in - what has now become - an annual festive tradition….
THE REINDEER DASH!
This fabulously fun event is run by St Gemma’s Hospice, who provide antlers and noses for every little “reindeer” taking part, in exchange for our fundraising endeavours.
In previous years this has been “The Reindeer Walk”, but this year we had the exciting addition of not one, but TWO Santas & an elf, who lead the charge for the large herd of reindeer on the school field!
As usual, our fabulously supportive and generous St Joseph family were AMAZING!!!
We raised an INCREDIBLE … £1806
St Gemma’s Hospice has been operating since 1978, when it was first opened by Bishop Wheeler and could accommodate nine patients. Today it is the largest Hospice in Yorkshire, and one of the largest in the country. Although rooted in Catholicism, St Gemma’s provides care for everyone who needs it, in our Leeds community, and beyond. We are proud to support the incredible and invaluable work that they do!
Always a fantastic time of year when the youngest children tell us the most important story every told...the birth of Jesus!! Well done to KS1 for a BRILLIANT production of 'A Twinkly Nativity' and to Reception for an AMAZING first ever 'Wriggly Nativity'. Very proud!!