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Young carol singers from Wallace and Friends’ raise
£2235 for Christian Aid

Carol Singing in Bow Street, Lisburn on Saturday afternoon 23rd December to raise money for Christian Aid are L to R: (back row) Michael Hunter, Richard Johnston, Jamie Humphries, Claire Maze, Jordan Humphries and Adam Rush. (front row) Lindsey Freeman and Julia Tracey. Missing from the photo but singing most of Saturday afternoon is David Morrison. Julia and Adam are from Friends’ School and the others are from Wallace High School.

Carol Singing in Bow Street, Lisburn on Saturday afternoon 23rd December to raise money for Christian Aid are L to R: (back row) Michael Hunter, Richard Johnston, Jamie Humphries, Claire Maze, Jordan Humphries and Adam Rush. (front row) Lindsey Freeman and Julia Tracey. Missing from the photo but singing most of Saturday afternoon is David Morrison. Julia and Adam are from Friends’ School and the others are from Wallace High School.

During the week prior to Christmas a team of young people from Wallace High School and Friends’ School Lisburn raised £2235 for Christian Aid. Organised by Jamie Humphries and Michael Hunter, they went carol singing door-to-door around different areas in Lisburn on Saturday 16th - Sunday 24th December from 6:30pm to 9:00pm each evening (most of the money was raised this way) arriving back at Jamie and Jordan Humphries’ house for hot chocolate and mince pies.

On Wednesday afternoon (20th December) they raised £110.63 going around Wallace High School classrooms singing to teachers and pupils, then singing in the school courtyard at the end of the day. On Saturday afternoon (23rd December) between 1:00pm and 4:00pm they raised nearly £500 carolling in Lisburn city centre, singing a total of 65 carols (13 different carols 5 times each).

Jamie Humphries says “It certainly wasn’t a chore, we all loved it and were just glad to bring smiles to so many people’s faces - raising the money was a real bonus. For the most part, the people we sang to really enjoyed it”. The young people would like to thank all those who opened the doors to them each evening, the students and teachers of Wallace High School and the Lisburn City Centre shoppers who donated so generously to this worthy cause.