A 10-YEAR-OLD has raised more than £1000 for Ukraine with an Easter egg hunt in two villages.

Kaitlyn Jeffery, who attends Neroche Primary School, organised the event in the village of Horton where she lives, and in Broadway, along with a raffle tombola and cake sale, raising a total of £1131.

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A photo showing the activities organised by Kaitlyn

She planned and ran the egg hunt with the help of her mum and grandma and 200 children joined the event to help Ukrainian victims of war.

Kaitlyn’s mum, Nicola Harrop, said it all “went wild” and she felt “immensely proud”.

She added: “The school had a bake sale and she baked some cakes for that. She came back and asked a few questions about what is happening in Ukraine.

“She asked what she could do to help and she came up with all those ideas”

Businesses donated towards the cause too. Tesco donated Easter eggs while professional cake makers offered to help too, Nicola also explained.

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She added: “None of us expecting the event to be this big, she worked so hard.

“She had very big ideas and I was so immensely proud.”

The amount raised by Kaitlyn’s Easter egg hunt will reach Ukraine through the Unicef website.


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