Charlotte, 4, and Isabella, 2, Roder and Erik Fox, 4, built a castle.
Charlotte, 4, and Isabella, 2, Roder and Erik Fox, 4, built a castle. Boni Holmes

Creativity set scene for fundraiser

CHILDREN from Maryborough Central Early Learning Centre have cooked up a storm for their annual Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser.

"The children did some baking so we had a table set up out front for our parents who made a gold coin donation," Maree Nolen said.

"They were buying up goodies for their morning tea along with a tea or coffee sachet if they couldn't attend the event.

"We put on a trolley of yummies for those parents and grandparents who could come."

The children also used their creative skills to make a castle.

All the educators dressed up for the event and parents, grandparents and carers with the children were encouraged to join in.

"We are only a small centre but we are very family orientated, so this is a great turnout for us."

 

The centre has held morning teas in the past.

"Every year we try to do a different spin on it to ramp it up a little bit," Maree said.

"We do a lot of fundraisers for the community.

"We hope to raise $100.

"We are also doing a pie drive where all the money from that, and we normally raise $200-300, will get donated to the Cancer Council.

"All our fundraising goes into the community - our biggest is at Christmas time where a local fishing club, team FFA, donates over $1000 worth of prizes.

"Last year we raised $700 and that went to purchasing gift vouchers for families in need for Christmas and the year before that was to get a recovery chair for the hospital."

For information visit the Maryborough Central Early Learning Centre, 28 North Street, or phone 41234969.



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