PICTURE: A picture of Epping Forest College principal Saboohi Famili and 14-16 Student Engagement Manager Kerry Green in their football shirts can be viewed and downloaded HERE
Epping Forest College supports Football Shirt Friday
Staff and students at Epping Forest College raised £200 when they supported Football Shirt Friday in support of the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK.
Friday's event was held during bowel cancer awareness month and followed the Join Team Believe initiative.
Managers including college principal Saboohi Famili wore football shirts to raise awareness of the disease while also remembering the legend Bobby Moore and his superb sporting achievements.
Many staff and students took part in the initiative; wearing football shirts and donating a minimum of £2 to the Bobby Moore Fund.
College principal Saboohi Famili said: "We take every opportunity to raise awareness among our staff and students and encourage them to give back to the society.
"Such fundraising events not only empower our students to become more socially aware and confident but also raise money for worthwhile causes such as comic Relief, Sport Relief and, of course, on this occasion the Bobby Moore Fund for Cancer Research UK."
Ms Famili, who lost her father to cancer in December 1999, has been fundraising for cancer research as well as Macmillan Cancer Care.
She said she found the efforts of her colleagues and students at Epping Forest College inspiring and heartwarming.
The college intends to continue with its fundraising efforts following a request from staff and students.
The college has set a target of raising £500 by the end of May.
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