By Richard Lawrence-Allen
December is a time of year when people start wrapping up, wrapping up their final projects for the year and wrapping up against the ensuing cold weather. However, December is also a time for giving and sharing as people celebrate Christmas, and other similarly festive holidays for the season. With this generous spirit in mind, at this time Save the Children hold their annual festive fundraising event, Christmas Jumper Day.
Save the Children is an international NGO, established in the UK, promoting children’s rights and providing relief and support to children in developing countries across the globe. Next April will mark the charity’s 100th birthday. Every year since its inception, Save the Children have helped countless children around the world grow up safe and healthy, protecting them from abuse and danger, and defending their right to an education with great passion and fervour.
Since 2012 Save the Children have run an annual Christmas Jumper Day. Tapping into the season of goodwill, this day encourages people on a specifically chosen Friday in mid-December to don their most extravagant novelty festive knitwear and make a donation to the charity. The event is nationwide and schools and businesses everywhere particularly get into the spirit, organising fundraising events all in the aid of helping the less fortunate.
RSVP is of course no exception and our staff showed off their Christmas cheer in an extravaganza of beautiful and beautifully ugly sweaters!
Harpreet’s looking particularly cool in this polar bear number!
Some of our staff too Christmas to the next level with their amazing looks and we couldn’t have been more impressed.
Not only is Rachel’s unicorn meets Santa jumper incredible, but check out her Rudolph bun to boot!
Even the RSVP management were getting fully involved.
Check out Michael, our Business Development Manager looking sharp!
Channelling both Scrooge and Darth Vader all in one we have Facilities Manager Keith, feeling the cheer…!
The looks across the building were all fabulous, but it was Lauren in our Social Media team that had to win the medal for the ugliest jumper of all!
Lauren looking great! Category is moose head-chic!
We had a fantastic Christmas Jumper Day here at RSVP, and we hope you did too. All in all we raised a total of £94.36 to go straight to Save the Children. If you would like more information about the work Save the Children do, or make your own donation, please check out their website here: https://www.savethechildren.org.uk
Looking festive team!