Pupils step out for charity

MORE than 400 pupils took part in a sponsored walk to raise money for poorer children overseas.St Joseph's College in Ipswich raised £4,000 last year for charity by staging the event and hope to match that this year as all the funds will go to a school in Peru and other overseas development projects.

MORE than 400 pupils took part in a sponsored walk to raise money for poorer children overseas.

St Joseph's College in Ipswich raised £4,000 last year for charity by staging the event and hope to match that this year as all the funds will go to a school in Peru and other overseas development projects.

The three-mile walk started at the school in Belstead Road and continued through Belstead village before looping back round.

Bev Hudson from the school said: “Everyone had a really nice time. We are delighted to be able to help others by doing this.


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“The students do their own fundraising activities throughout the year and this walk enables them to raise even more money for good causes.”

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