Jenny Seymour, one of the CAFOD schools volunteers in Hallam, met with Ellie after her successful sponsored swim raising £150 for CAFOD
Ellie goes to St Wilfrids Primary school in the Hallam Diocese which now has regular visits from their local schools volunteer, Jenny Seymour. Ellie was inspired by a recent workshop which took place in her classroom – the Rough Guide to CAFOD – and her class were tasked by their class teacher (and Head of RE), Mark Conway, to think of innovative ways of fundraising for CAFOD or helping with CAFOD’s work.
Ellie decided she could do a sponsored swim. Ellie’s parents thought she would swim maybe 20 lengths. She did a couple of practice swims at her swimming pool in Dronfield, but on the day she just kept on going….and going….and going – until she had swum 60 lengths! Amazing work Ellie – thank you so much.
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