NON-UNIFORM DAY RAISES CASH
SCHOOLS took part in a non-school uniform day to raise money for a boy who suffers from a severe muscle wasting disease.
The orange-themed day was the brainchild of 12-year-old Leyton Hill who wants to raise money for his brother Archie. Nine-year-old Archie suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a muscle wasting disease.
The boys’ mum, Louisa, said: “I want to give Leyton massive credit.”
She added: “It was fantastic. An incredible day. The support throughout all the schools has been amazing.”
Louisa and her husband visited four schools during the day and Paul Tomlinson of Muscular Dystrophy UK gave a speech and presentation to Archie’s school.
Gary also gave what Louisa described as a “very graphic” talk to Leyton’s school: “You could hear a pin drop.
“The whole school assembly was silent.
“I was unbelievably proud of Leyton.”
Louisa added: “It was just magical, so nice.
“It was a sea of orange and yellow and Archie’s and Leyton’s school would like to make it an annual thing.”