CHILDREN at St James’ CE First School and Nursery in Alderholt showed their support for Children in Need.

The school held a day of fundraising for the cause on Friday November 19.

The children came dressed for the occasion in Pudsey bear T-shirts and Pudsey ears while others also had their faces painted.

They also learnt about Children in Need and the support it provides.

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Communities across the country came together to support this year’s Children in Need.

Residents at Moors Manor Care Home in Ringwood baked and decorated some cakes up to raise money for Children in Need last Friday.

And all the staff wore pyjama’s or Pudsey clothes which made the residents smile. 

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A spokesperson for Moors Manor Care Home said: “Taking part in Children in Need has been a huge amount of fun and everyone at the home has been behind us all the way. It’s for such an important cause. I’m very glad to be able to do my bit to raise both awareness and money for Children in Need and all the initiatives it supports.”

The care home raised £36 on the day but still have some donations to come.

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Children in Need is currently supporting more than 2,500 charities and projects across the UK that are helping children and young people facing a range of disadvantages such as living in poverty, being disabled or ill, or experiencing distress, neglect or trauma.

More than £39,000 was raised on the night surpassing the amount raised last year by £2million.

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