Wilks Winter Woollies

16 December 2019

Friday the 13th saw both Father Christmas and the Grinch join us at Wilks as part of Christmas Jumper Day.


Wilks staff were in high spirits as they dressed in their winter woollies to raise money for Save the Children as part of Christmas Jumper Day.


Save the Children

The Wilks team in Christmas jumpers

The Wilks team in Christmas Jumpers.


The global charity Save the Children aims to support children around the world to be both safe and healthy.


For a century the charity has supported children to learn and grow, through various initiatives supported by fundraising events.


The Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser sees schools, workplaces and groups of friends wear their favourite winter woollies to raise vital funds for the charity.


Wilks Christmas Jumper Day Competition

Wilks Christmas Jumper Day

Christmas Jumper Day winner, Jack O'Dwyer


Wilks joined in all the fun of Christmas Jumper Day with the added twist of a highly competitive jumper competition.


Numerous Father Christmas jumpers could be seen throughout the factory and office as well as reindeers, Christmas trees and the Grinch.


Coiler, Jack O'Dwyer was awarded best jumper for his head to toe effort, which included tinsel and flashing Christmas lights topped with a Father Christmas hat.


Debbie Hutton, Office Manager, commented, “We had a great time joining in with all the festivities of Christmas Jumper Day while raising money for an important cause”.


To find out more information on Christmas Jumper Day visit www.savethechildren.org.uk

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