Russell House parents have made a record-breaking donation to the charity Shine. They presented a cheque for £9,000 to the charity which supports individuals living with Spina Bifida or hydrocephalus and their families, friends, and professionals. The money was raised at the Russell House School Parents Association’s Phantom Masquerade Ball, attended by more than 150 Russell House parents, staff, friends and family.
Naomi Marston, Shine’s SDW Manager and Services Coordinator, said: “To have raised so much money is an incredible achievement, and is the largest amount ever raised by a single school fundraiser. The £9,000 will go a long way towards supporting children and adults with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, two complex, life-limiting conditions.”
Emma Boyes, head of the Parents Association Ball Committee, said: “We are delighted to have been able to make this donation to Shine Charity. We chose to support Shine because we wanted to assist them with their extraordinary work, which fosters a greater understanding of spina bifida and hydrocephalus. A former pupil of Russell House School has spina bifida, so it is a cause very close to our heart.”
Naomi Marston from Shine received the record-breaking cheque from Russell House
parents Judith Hurst, Emma Boyes and Kristina Pappa. Also pictured are Russell House governor Yvonne Lindsay and Headmaster Craig McCarthy.
Russell House is a family-oriented, independent prep school for girls and boys aged 2-11 near Sevenoaks in Kent.
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