St Joseph’s pupil makes Hama Beads creations to raise funds for isle food banks

Jacob has managed to pay for lots of goods for Thanet food banks

A year two pupil who plans to become a charity worker when he is grown up has been fundraising to help stock food banks in Thanet.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School pupil Jacob Gibbons set to work with his Hama Beads to make and sell his creations to his family and friends after a school appeal to raise funds and buy goods to help struggling families.

The youngster decidde to donate every penny he earned to buying food bank supplies.

Jacob said: “I worked really hard and I definitely think it was worth it.  I’m going to do lots of different things to raise money for charity and then I may have to have 4 trolleys at the supermarket and get all my family to come and help me.

“I want to be a charity worker when I grow up.”

The school said Jacob had demonstrated one of St. Joseph’s core values by ‘caring’ for others and for the world around us.

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