Fundraisers help to boost the Jago fund

Jago Fundraiser - Victoria Tweedale ( 10 )
Jago Fundraiser - Victoria Tweedale ( 10 )
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Support for the Gusher’s campaign to help raise funds for The Jago Worrall Foundation have been continuing apace.

The Daventry Express launched the campaign to help the family of two-year-old Jago Worrall after he nearly drowned following an accident at the family home.

His parents Barney and Lyn have been able to bring Jago home but could need up to £200,000 to help with his rehabilitation and care.

Ten-year-old Victoria Tweedale from the Middlemore estate in Daventry raised £20 after she took a table at a spring fayre organised by Falconer’s Hill Junior School, where she is a pupil.

She said: “I raised the money by selling some items that I didn’t want any more.

“I thought it was important to raise money for Jago because as children, we take a lot of things for granted and here is a little boy who is not able to move, so I wanted to help him.”

Victoria’s mum, Karen, said: “We are so proud of her for doing this.

Also helping to raise funds was the Rotary Club of Daventry who have presented a cheque for £250 to the foundation.

The club’s president elect Tony Pernyes said: “We have a pot of money. There’s no specific event but things like the Santa Sleigh has contributed towards the pot.

“When looking for worthy causes to give to, we will always look towards local good causes and I believe this money will definitely benefit Jago.”