On Wednesday 13th January, Summer Jones, year 9, challenged herself to stay silent from 9am – 1pm to raise funds for We CAN… Charitable Trust! For Summer, this was no easy task! Usually Wyre’s chief chatterbox, Summer did extremely well to keep quiet for the full 4 hours. Summer managed to raise a whopping £119 in sponsorship money for the trust, which she was very proud of.

We asked Summer how she felt about the experience and this is what she had to say:

What made you want to raise money for We CAN… Charitable Trust?

I wanted to raise money to help to help children at this school so we can have the things we need.

How did you think of the idea of a sponsored silence?

I was talking too much in class. after talking to miss Bayliss, we shared an idea of doing a sponsored silence.

Was it difficult to stay silent for all that time?

Yes because people were talking to me and I usually talk a lot!

What advice would you give to others who wanted to raise money for our cause?

Just do it! It will be a good thing to do to help. 

A massive well done Summer!

If anyone is interested in organising their own sponsorship activity to raise money for We CAN… Charitable Trust, you can download the sponsorship form here: SPONSORSHIP FORM.

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