Osfest raises over £1,200 for Tom's Trust

PUBLISHED: 09:27 02 May 2017 | UPDATED: 09:27 02 May 2017

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King's Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom's Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

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An annual fundraising event at King's Ely has raised more than £1,200 for Tom's Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

Pupils, staff, families and friends came together on New Field after school on April 21 for Osfest – a fundraising afternoon organised by students in Osmond House.

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

Among the activities and attractions were bouncy castles, a coconut shy, sports challenges, ‘sponge the teacher’, sponsored leg waxing, face painting, music, an ice cream van and a variety of stalls and raffles.

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

All funds raised were in aid of Osmond House’s chosen charity of the year, Tom’s Trust.

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

Housemaster Paul Lott said: “I am so proud of the way all the boys in the house pulled together to put on a summer fair that entertained hundreds of people.

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

“I am thankful for the generosity of pupils, parents and the wider school community in helping to raise such a large sum of money for such a worthwhile local cause.”

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

Tom’s Trust was set up in 2011 in memory of Tom Whiteley, a local boy who died of a brain tumour in November 2010, just seven months after being diagnosed with a malignant medulloblastoma brain tumour. Tom was aged just nine.

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

The trust’s aim is to raise money to fund paediatric oncology clinical psychologists at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge to help treat children with brain tumours, and support their families.

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

The trust also aims to identify and work with a second UK hospital providing the clinical psychology provision within a second rehabilitation service, and to raise awareness of children with brain tumours in the UK.

Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.Osfest, an annual fundraising event at King’s Ely, has raised more than £1,2000 for Tom’s Trust - a charity which helps support children and young people with brain tumours.

To find out more about Tom’s Trust, including how you can support the charity, visit www.tomstrust.org.uk

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