Cast of Derry Girls make the world better just by wearing a Christmas sweater!
27 Nov 2018 10:30 AM
This year, the nation’s favourite school goers, Derry Girls, mark the return of Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day to Northern Ireland. Flashing, festive knits will be sweeping the country once again as schools, homes and offices will be ditching their day-to-day dress and donning their daftest, most wonderful woollies for the annual fundraiser. Taking place on Friday 14th December; schools, workplaces, sports teams, nurseries, universities and households in their thousands have signed up across Northern Ireland. This year is set to be the biggest and best yet with the charity expecting over 5 million people to take part, making Christmas Jumper Day one of the biggest annual charity fundraisers in the UK. Jamie-Lee O’Donnell who is well known for playing Michelle in the award-winning series said, “We are delighted to get involved in this year’s campaign and pull on our Christmas jumpers for a good cause. It’s so easy to get swept up in the Christmas party season and this fundraiser is a great way to enjoy the parties and at the same time raise money for a local charity.” From knits festooned in jingling bells to jumpers covered in lights, shiny neon tinsel and technicoloured baubles, Save the Children is expecting over 5 million people across the UK to take part in the biggest, silliest Christmas Jumper Day ever. Whether it’s with Christmassy colleagues, sparkly school friends or just you and your merry mates, by sticking on a fabulously festive knit, signing up and donating £2 to Save the Children (£1 if you’re at school) at
www.christmasjumperday.org, you will be helping give children hope for a better future.
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