Saturday, 24 November 2018

Exmouth: Wear a silly jumper for the deaf academy.

Jack and Fred get ready for the Deaf Academy Christmas Jumper Day. Picture: Dave Wellbeloved.
Do readers think begging for funds for deaf education is a POSITIVE?  

Cannot help going back to children in need telethon where deaf groups refused to participate in begging or fundraising for the deaf.  Today deaf groups are queuing up for handouts, so what price 'Deaf pride'?

Exmouth urged to get their Christmas jumpers on for town’s new deaf academy  People are being urged to pull on their best festive jumpers to raise funds for a new deaf academy being built in the town. Share article from on facebook Tweet article from Share article from on Google Pluspost article from on reddit email article from The new building is currently under construction and the doors are scheduled to open for new deaf students in 2020. 

Academy fundraising bosses are now asking residents in Exmouth to wear their best Christmas jumper to work and then make a donation of at least £2 towards the new build. Those taking part will help kit out a residential bedroom on the site and equip a specialist classroom. Sarah Shaw, new deaf academy appeal manager, said: “It’s our seasonal challenge to local businesses and I really hope that they get their jumpers on and support us.”