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Ormiston Venture’s record donations for Great Yarmouth Foodbank 

24th December 2017
Anne Edwards reports

ORMISTON VENTURE

Students delivering items for the foodbank



Ormiston Venture Academy in Gorleston raised a record number of donations for Great Yarmouth Foodbank at Gorleston Baptist Church on Lowestoft Road and All Saints Church in Belton
 
Both foodbanks service the academy’s catchment area and every year the academy raises donations for them
 
The event is organised by the Union of Venture Students, the representative body for students at Ormiston Venture Academy, who go out of their way every year to collect donations from students on the day when the academy hosts its Christmas Fair and Christmas dinner for students
 
Students were allowed to wear a Christmas jumper for the day in exchange for a non-perishable food item, which would then be put towards the foodbank donation
 
Head girl and head boy Tyler Munro and Cameron Hodds said: “We are so proud of how much all the staff and students at Ormiston Venture Academy have donated to the foodbanks this year and are really pleased we can support those in need, especially at this time of year”
 
this article first appeared on the Yarmouth Mercury Website and used with permission