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Are you wearing jeans today?

Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,652 Disability Gamechanger
edited September 2019 in Coffee lounge

Today is Jeans for Genes Day. It is the annual fundraising campaign for Genetic Disorders UK, the national charity that supports children affected by a genetic disorder.

 

The campaign encourages people to wear jeans to show their support and is a great opportunity to raise money for the charity, 10 reasons why you should join in!

We raise funds to support children affected by genetic disorders.
- There are around 6,000 genetic disorders.
- It is estimated that one in 25 children is affected by a genetic disorder. 30,000 babies and children are newly diagnosed in the UK each year.
- Some genetic disorders are apparent at birth while others are diagnosed at different stages throughout childhood, and sometimes into adolescence.
Please take a look here to learn more about the children we support and the difference your donations make.

Will you be wearing jeans today? Post a picture below to show your support and get involved!

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