Our M.D. Les Wright is an Ambassador to Jamie Carraghers 23 Foundation. Please see the article below about how the 23 foundation help supports local schools. Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher was on hand to deliver a donation to a local primary school to help them transform a waste land into an outdoor learning facility.
Supply Chain Solution’s Les Wright and Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher were on hand to deliver a donation to a local primary school to help them transform a waste land into an outdoor learning facility.
The former Reds star, from Bootle, delivered a cheque to Rice Lane Primary School, in Walton, after his official charity, the 23 Foundation, agreed to lend their support.
The staff at the school want to carry out a wide-scale refurbishment of a piece of land within the school grounds which has been used as a “dumping ground” and turn it into a space for children.
A spokesperson for the school said: “At our school, we have an outdoor quad area that is currently going to waste. It is used as a dumping ground and we felt that this could be a valuable space for reading, mindfulness and some outdoor learning opportunities.
“We set up an Enterprise Team to start raising money to go towards revamping this area. We put on some movie nights and charged children after school, made a few competitions in school and we put on a staff race night.
“We have recently put on an Enterprise Extravaganza. Each class had £10 start up money and had to make a profit. The children designed their advertising and stall and came up with their own money making idea.
“I heard about the 23 Foundation and got in touch. After numerous discussions, the foundation offered some match funding and to reach out to companies and businesses they have links with to try to further support us.