Sharing hugs for a good cause

For the month of December everyone at Linwood Community Childcare is encouraged to get into the eco-friendly spirit.

christmas treeInstead of giving out Christmas cards they are giving out Christmas hugs!

Manager Julie Hughes explains:

“We gained our Eco Schools Green Flag Award last September. In the past, our children were giving all their friends Christmas cards which ended up left in their trays. By doing this our nursery children can help the school meet the criteria to be an eco school.

“Parents then donated their Christmas card money to a good cause in our local community. After one of our parents died aged 27 leaving two young children we like to support St Vincent Hospice’s counselling service for children and young adults when we can.”



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