At Children on the Edge we have the pleasure of hearing from many different fundraisers of all ages. A few weeks ago we heard from some of our youngest supporters, twins Ellis and Harrison both aged 8. Both boys chose to fundraise for us by taking on the Iron Kids challenge.
Ellis and Harrison first heard about Children on the Edge through their family. The boys’ Mum, Christine, and big sister Lauren, heard about us from The Body Shop at Home™ and have already fundraised for us themselves.
After signing up to the event, Christine asked the boys which charity they would like to fundraise for, and fortunately for us, Children on the Edge was on the tip of their tongues! Ellis and Harrison picked us as a result of “wanting to help children less fortunate than us and help the children on the projects to be healthier”.
When asked the question, ’What do you think children should be entitled to?’, the boys replied “a school, bed, food, fun, drink, friends, family, clothes, skills and to be healthy”. A very impressive and thoughtful answer.
Ellis and Harrison both had great fun at Iron Kids and enjoyed hearing the crowd cheer them on and being awarded their medals. Together the boys raised £75 for our work. We would like to say a huge thank you to Ellis and Harrison for being our Children on the Edge Champions!
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