Fareham schoolgirl’s lemonade stall makes a mint for charity

Jorja Clifton by her lemonade stand in Bishopsfield Road
Jorja Clifton by her lemonade stand in Bishopsfield Road
A refugee in South Sudan

A country ravaged by years of bitter civil war and conflict

  • Seven-year old raises cash for Macmillan Cancer Support
0
Have your say

IF LIFE gives you lemons, then make lemonade – that’s how the saying goes and that’s exactly what a Fareham schoolgirl did to raise money for charity.

Jorja Clifton, seven, came up with the idea to organise and hold her own lemonade stand to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Jorja, a pupil of Crofton Anne Dale Infant School in Stubbington, is working towards her citizenship award.

She chose Macmillan Cancer Support herself because her granddad and a family friend has cancer.

She ran her stall along Bishopsfield Road, Fareham on June 19 and 20.

The stall included lemonade and other soft drinks, as well as charity pin badges and wristbands.

Jorja said: ‘I’m doing a lemonade stand for my citizenship award and because I like lemonade.

‘I chose Macmillan Cancer Support for my charity because they help people and families who have cancer.’

Jorja raised a total of £129.15 over the two days.

Her mother, Suzanne Clifton, who several years before received the Fareham Citizen of Honour award for fundraising events, said she was incredibly proud of Jorja.