Fantastic Fundraising by St Michael's mums

Raising over 2.5k for charity Sevenoaks Welcomes Refugees, eight mums from St Michael's Prep School in Otford completed the Hever 10k run.

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3rd October 2019 — Hearty congratulations to eight St Michael’s mums, who ran the Hever 10k yesterday, to raise money for four local Syrian refugee families (via the charity Sevenoaks Welcomes Refugees). The ladies met through all having children in Year 2. They have raised £2.5k so far – well done to Rachel Handel, Waty Friis, Angela Forrest, Sarah Hughes, Victoria Igumnova, Anna Lascelles, Annet Teeuwen and Tracey O’Brien – if you’d like to help them to increase that total, please visit their fundraising page

Humphrey Pring, Chair of Sevenoaks Welcomes Refugees said “Sevenoaks Welcomes Refugees is over the moon that the running team from St Michael’s School has raised over £2.5k. This money will he used to help four Syrian refugee families, who are resettling in our area under a UK government scheme, to rebuild their lives. We are so grateful to the team of runners, and all those who have donated money.”

About St Michael's Prep School

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational IAPS school for pupils aged 2-13, set in 90 acres of stunning grounds in the Kent countryside near Sevenoaks.  

“Yes, the grounds and facilities are beautiful, but it’s not just that; there’s a kindness, interest and a genuine love of children too; that beats even the glorious setting” (parent)

“It looks really exclusive but it’s really inclusive. They cater for every kind of child; it’s brilliant for families with children who are very different” (parent)


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