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Christmas Jumper Day 2018: Are you wearing your seasonal sweater?

PUBLISHED: 14:34 14 December 2018 | UPDATED: 16:15 14 December 2018

The children aged 2 to 4 years old loved Mr Woolly Pully!   Picture: SOPHIE BARNETT

The children aged 2 to 4 years old loved Mr Woolly Pully! Picture: SOPHIE BARNETT

SOPHIE BARNETT

Charity supporters are donning their Christmas jumpers today for Save the Children, raising hundreds of thousands of pounds to give children a better future.

Isla Day, 5 months old. Picture: GINNY LONGIsla Day, 5 months old. Picture: GINNY LONG

Save the Children say that by donating just £2 each on Christmas jumper day “you’ll be giving children the chance to a better future”.

The scheme has been running since 2012 and celebrity backing from the likes of Fearne Cotton, Love Island winners Danni Dyer and Jack Fincham and Ruth Langford and Eammon Holmes.

The event is now a modern tradition adopted by offices, schools and nurseries across Suffolk, some are supporting Save the Children, while others have chosen to support St Elizabeth Hospice’s Woolly Pully week and others are raising funds for local charity GeeWizz.

Isla and Cohen Day

Cohen Day, 5 months old. Picture: GINNY LONGCohen Day, 5 months old. Picture: GINNY LONG

These two siblings are dressed in their best Christmas jumpers.

Five-month-old Isla and 22-month-old Cohen are suiting their favourite sweats in aid of Save the Children Charity.

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

The cast and crew of Sleeping Beauty from Bury St Edmunds Theatre royal took this great snap during rehearsals this morning in support of Save the Children.

Cast and Crew of Sleeping Beauty. Picture: AARON WEIGHTCast and Crew of Sleeping Beauty. Picture: AARON WEIGHT

Brookside pre-school

Two to four year olds from Brookside pre-school in Ipswich have been setting an example this week as they have been supporting St Elizabeth Hospice’s Woolly Pully week. Today they will all be wearing Christmas jumpers for the fifth day in a row and have raised more than £40 to go to St Elizabeth hospice.

St Albans High School

Students from year seven to eleven have been wearing Christmas jumpers throughout the week for their local hospice.

The Suffolk Family Carers team at Claydon HQ in their Christmas jumpers ahead of their Christmas party this evening. Picture: DAVID GRIMMERThe Suffolk Family Carers team at Claydon HQ in their Christmas jumpers ahead of their Christmas party this evening. Picture: DAVID GRIMMER

Barretts of Woodbridge

The department store in Woodbridge have dressed up and brought in mince pies for Save the Children.

O&C Butcher in Aldeburgh wore their Christmas jumpers today for Woolly Pully Week for St Elizabeth Hospice. They were also donating £5 for every jumper bought in store and online during Woolly Pully Week to the Hospice.

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Staff and students at Suffolk New College in their festive sweaters. Picture: CRAIG SHIMMONStaff and students at Suffolk New College in their festive sweaters. Picture: CRAIG SHIMMON

Christmas jumpers worn by Genesis PR company in Ipswich to support Save the Children. Picture: ROSE LINGChristmas jumpers worn by Genesis PR company in Ipswich to support Save the Children. Picture: ROSE LING

Staff from a Suffolk law firm called Prettys sporting their festive jumpers. Picture: RACHEL FORTNUMStaff from a Suffolk law firm called Prettys sporting their festive jumpers. Picture: RACHEL FORTNUM

O&C Butcher, a clothing store in Aldeburgh, wore their Christmas jumpers today. Picture: SARAH STACEYO&C Butcher, a clothing store in Aldeburgh, wore their Christmas jumpers today. Picture: SARAH STACEY

Brookside pre school in their festive fundraising attire.  Picture: SOPHIE BARNETTBrookside pre school in their festive fundraising attire. Picture: SOPHIE BARNETT

Brookside pre school in their Christmas jumpers for charity.  Picture: SOPHIE BARNETTBrookside pre school in their Christmas jumpers for charity. Picture: SOPHIE BARNETT

Nihaal, Inez, Silvija and Emma in their Christmas jumpers  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNNihaal, Inez, Silvija and Emma in their Christmas jumpers Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Nihaal and Inez feeling festive in their jumpers  Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWNNihaal and Inez feeling festive in their jumpers Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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