Kind-hearted pupils’ Christ­mas spirit

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Pupils at Cathkin High have fundraised for a lo­cal cause to fill ev­ery­one in the school with some much-needed Christ­mas spirit.

Jor­dan Thomp­son, Louis Mos­som and Lorri Mor­ri­son of the Burns House, do­nated 200 hand wrapped gifts to the Sal­va­tion Army ear­lier this month.

Mrs Con­nelly, the pupil sup­port teacher of Burns House, con­tacted the Sal­va­tion Army who were de­lighted to have Cathkin High School pupils on board for their an­nual Christ­mas event.

The char­ity iden­tify lo­cal chil­dren who have been af­fected in the past year through be­reave­ment, sep­a­ra­tion, loss of in­come, come from a low in­come fam­ily or who may strug­gle with buy­ing Christ­mas gifts.

The Sal­va­tion Army ask for do­na­tions of gifts for the chil­dren, rang­ing in price from £1 to any limit, to be de­liv­ered to their houses in time for Christ­mas day.

Mrs Con­nelly said:“The Burns House cap­tains were be­hind this event com­pletely from the word go.

“They wanted to en­sure that no one was for­got­ten about on Christ­mas morn­ing and that ev­ery­one would enjoy the ex­cite­ment and cheer of Christ­mas spirit.”

Ma­jor Watkins, from the Sal­va­tion Army, vis­ited Cathkin High School on De­cem­ber 4 to col­lect the do­na­tions .

Car­ing Jor­dan Thomp­son, Louis Mos­som and Lorri Mor­ri­son of Burns House at Cathkin High do­nated 200 hand wrapped gifts to the Sal­va­tion Army

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