East Fremantle Primary School students raise money for PMH Foundation

East Fremantle Primary School students Carter Beaudoin, Isaac Wieser, Jasmine Wendt, Avery Beaudoin and Eliza Wieser. Picture: Martin Kennealey www.communitypix.com.au d428195
East Fremantle Primary School students Carter Beaudoin, Isaac Wieser, Jasmine Wendt, Avery Beaudoin and Eliza Wieser. Picture: Martin Kennealey www.communitypix.com.au d428195

EAST Fremantle Primary School students have let their feet do the talking, raising almost $2000 for the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation during a walkathon recently.

They were led by pre-primary student Jasmine Wendt, who learnt first hand the work the PMH Foundation does after she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, an aggressive form of cancer.

Students walked laps of the oval and along with a bake sale, raised more than $1800 for the charity.

East Fremantle principal Jennifer Chittick said 400 students took part in the event, and even parents were invited to join in.

‘Lots of kids and parents looked forward to walking 10 laps of the oval together for a good cause,’ she said.

‘Jasmine remembers how well she was looked after at PMH and wanted to make sure any other kids who wind up there enjoy the same level of treatment.

‘East Fremantle students support one community fundraising event each term as part of our whole school commitment to developing a social conscience in our students and our school fully embraces these opportunities.’