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Student to skydive for Typhoon Haiyan victims

21 November 2013 |

BA Childhood Studies student Sophie Caulfield will next month undertake a charity skydive to raise emergency funds for children affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Sophie will jump out of a plane to raise money for UNICEF’s Emergency Appeal for children and their families living in the worst affected areas.

As Sophie explains, “the money raised will go towards helping children in the Philippines whose lives have been torn apart by Typhoon Haiyan. The money raised will go towards providing food, water, medicine and safe shelter. It's important to rehabilitate and improve conditions for these children as quickly as possible.”

It has been estimated that 4 million children are in need of aid after the devastating typhoon which hit the Philippines on the 8 November.

Sophie is appealing for donations of any size to help UNICEF deliver life-saving supplies to vulnerable children – “any amount donated, small or large, could make a difference.”  

“I would also like to say a massive thank you to those who have already donated”, Sophie adds.

Good luck Sophie!

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