Bright Socks Day raises cash for hospice

Published: 28th March 2011

Bright Socks Day raises cash for hospice
A school in north Northumberland has been raising funds for a hospice with a charity event that commemorated a beloved teacher known for her love of novelty socks.

Val Richards, who passed away to cancer this year, worked at James Calvert Spence College for 20 years and is remembered for the brightly-coloured socks she wore to school, the Northumberland Gazette reports.

To celebrate her life and service to the school, pupils and staff took part in a Bright Socks Day, paying 50p for the privilege of sporting colourful legwear.

They raised £200 for St Oswald's Hospice, which cared for Ms Richards in the last stages of her illness.

Meanwhile, Fox 59 reports that residents of Indiana went barefoot for a day earlier this month to raise awareness of children around the world who are without shoes or socks.

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