Readers of the Northants Telegraph have done their bit over the years to raise money for Red Nose Day, and this year looks to be no different.
Many businesses and schools have been busy raising money for Comic Relief all week, with those involved set to raise even more money tomorrow as part of the 27th annual Red Nose Day.
Both the young and the old will be busy making their faces ‘funny for money’, as part of a national fundraising scheme to raise money for the charity tomorrow.
Kettering Science Academy’s sixth-form students look to set raise money the painful way for the big day, by inviting fellow students to get their legs waxed for charity.
Students at the school will also be selling Red Noses and raffle tickets in the hope of raising money for this year’s big event, with the chance of winning a selection of Easter Eggs supplied to the school by the local Tesco and Morrison’s stores or even a NEXT gift card.
Kiddi Caru’s day nursery, Wellingborough have been trying to raise as much as they can for the charity. A sponsored ‘Aping Around’ obstacle course has been set-up for the children, drawing inspiration from new children’s picture book ‘the Queen’s Orang-utan’ by David Walliams.
Emma Whitworth, Nursery Manager, said: “The children all love Red Nose Day and having fun so the theme of Aping Around is absolutely perfect! We are really looking forward to having a fantastic day and being able to raise lots of money in the process for this worthwhile charity.”
Both Corby Business Academy and Kettering Buccleuch Academy have had bake off’s in order to raise money for this year’s appeal.
Students from CBA will be involved in a cake making marathon after school tonight, Thursday, March 12 with their finished pieces going on sale tomorrow to raise money, where as 44 cakes were entered into KBA’s Comic Relief bake-off, with the aim of making the funniest-looking cake.
Staff at Tk Maxx, Kettering have been dressing up, wearing crazy wigs and holding various competitions in the run up to this year’s Red Nose Day. The store are also selling the official Red Nose Day t-shirt, with profits from sales of those going directly to Comic Relief.