Helping to feed the world

113578_HARVEST_10/10/11''Pupils from St Swithun's Primary school, Southsea with their harvest festival collection. ''Picture: Allan Hutchings (113578-131)

113578_HARVEST_10/10/11''Pupils from St Swithun's Primary school, Southsea with their harvest festival collection. ''Picture: Allan Hutchings (113578-131)

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CARING children at a primary school gave up some of their favourite things to raise money for charity – and collected lots of tasty food for people less fortunate than themselves.

The young boys and girls at St Swithun’s Catholic Primary in Southsea stayed off sweets and other treats to raise money for Catholic charity CAFOD’s My Dream appeal for deprived youngsters worldwide.

They brought in food for The Lighthouse in Southsea, run by the Salvation Army, which helps people who don’t have enough food, as part of their Harvest Festival.

Anne Jones, headteacher, said: ‘A lot of things we do make the children realise how fortunate they are and that they have the means to help others.’ people.’

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