Charity Bake Sale
In aid of Momina Bula in Ethiopia
“Success beyond all expectations” just about sums up the fabulous Bake Sale held by 2nd, 3rd and 4th classes in aid of Momina Bula in Ethiopia.
In the run up to Christmas 2011, Mr Rowland’s class undertook to raise funds for Momina and her family. Momina and her family live on $20 a month and so the children set this as their target. Lots of planning and organisation ensued, with colourful handmade flyers being passed around and the promise of a cascade of cupcakes and tasty treats.
On Dec 7 th, the children duly delivered. There was a sheer deluge of delightful deserts, delicacies and dainties! A phenomenal effort was made by all children (and parents too!) as the upstairs classroom was transformed with a stunning array of baked goods. Eager children (and teachers!) circulated the room, licking their lips before making their purchases. As the cash mounted in the till, it became clear that the children’s target of $20 was within sight, but nobody could have predicted the final outcome. The children managed to raise a grand total of €150. This amazing sum is testament to the tremendous efforts of the children, their parents and, of course their teacher, Mr Rowland. The festive spirit, in its most generous sense, is truly alive and well in Craggagh NS. Well done to all!
On December 23rd, the children received a lovely message from Michael Kiely of ChildFund Ireland, thanking them for thier efforts in organising the Bake Sale. We hope to have Mr Kiely in the school in the near future to talk to the children about the wonderful work being carried out by his organisation.
Click here to visit the ChildFund Ireland website