We all know working together makes great things happen, and the young people and staff at Calderbank Children’s Home have set a shining example of this recently with their charity fundraising in aid of UK Sepsis Trust.

Everyone came together recently to organise a day of activities to fundraise for the charity by taking part in a 2.6 Challenge.  UK Sepsis was selected as their chosen charity in honour of a relative of a young person, who had set out plans to walk with his key worker to raise money and awareness before the lockdown.

In the UK Thousands of fundraising events across the UK have been cancelled due to Covid-19, so in response, the organisers of the biggest mass-participation sports events across the country have come together to create a new campaign to raise vital funds to help save the UK’s charities.

On a warm Spring day, young people and staff set up 26 mini sports activities which included tug of war, egg and spoon race, frisbee, hula hoops, 26 burpees, penalty shoot out, three-legged race, 26 skips and many more exciting challenges.  The sporting equipment was kindly lent by Hall Cliffe School.

The event was a roaring success with the young people taking part in activities while displaying determination, perseverance and teamwork. Their efforts paid off as they raised a whopping £500!

If you would like to donate to their Just Giving page click here.

Well done everyone!

Pupils 2.6 Challenge From Calderbank Children's Home, West Yorkshire.
Pupils 2.6 Challenge From Calderbank Children's Home, West Yorkshire.
Pupils 2.6 Challenge From Calderbank Children's Home, West Yorkshire.