Kids Make their Mark on
Gingerbread Launch Day
Giant gingerbread man got a make over on Saturday at the hands of children
throughout Norfolk to launch Norwich & Norfolk Gingerbread – a new
charity for one parent families.
to teenagers from Caister, Wymondham, Eaton, Hethersett, Deopham, Bowthorpe,
Rockland St Mary, Fleggburgh, Norwich and Great Yarmouth, all put their hand
prints on the six foot gingerbread man with giant hand-made pompom buttons to
create the charity’s mascot.
was a fantastic first day”, said the charity’s chairperson, Julie Briggs.
“Children from seven-months-old to 15 all joined in to make the
Gingerbread mascot and they did a brilliant job.
enjoyed each other’s company and share their experiences.
And the survey we gave out revealed that, so far, we are on the right
track with weekly meetings, monthly fun days away, parent nights out and an
charity will continue to hold family days at Clover Hill Village Hall every
Saturday except the last one of the month, when there will be a family fun day
organised on Sunday. The Saturday
family days are 2pm to 4pm and entry is £2 per family.
picture shows (from left to right) Ellie, Jake and Jake carrying the new
Gingerbread man mascot decorated by children from all over the county.
Notes to Editors: following
police advice we haven’t disclosed the surnames of the children in the
For further information contact Julie Briggs on 01603 810609 or 07753 822 050
average age of a lone parent is 36