Stu­dents help out at cloth­ing sale

Western Suburbs Weekly - - News -

MORE than 100 Year 10 stu­dents from six schools gave up their Satur­day to help raise a record $150,000 at the an­nual Bin­dar­ing Red Cross Cloth­ing Sale at the Clare­mont Show­ground re­cently.

The young volunteers were kept busy re­hang­ing and fold­ing clothes, with more than 3000 shop­pers walk­ing through the doors for the fundraiser.

Bin­dar­ing Unit pres­i­dent Veron­ica Mor­ris­sey said the in­volve­ment of lo­cal schools and their stu­dents was an im­por­tant fac­tor in the con­tin­ued suc­cess of the sale, which has raised $1.95 mil­lion over 53 years.

Year 10 stu­dents Clem­mie Smith, from Perth Mod­ern, and Chris­tine Simp­son, from St Hilda’s Angli­can School, re-hang­ing scarves at this year’s Bin­dar­ing Cloth­ing Sale.

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