Students present companion puppies to care home residents after a record-breaking College bake sale
28 January 2020
Some of our students have presented two therapeutic cuddly toy puppies to a local care home, after a College bake sale raised over £240.
The students decided to raise the money after noticing at a previous visit to Two Trees Care Home that interactive cat cuddly toys were a source of comfort and companionship for the residents.
All the cakes were home-made and the students sold them during their break and lunch time. Miss Le Page said: “The cake sale broke all records! Each puppy costs £120, so to raise enough money to buy two was a real achievement.”
Special mention must go to Year 9 student Amelia, who made 45 cup cakes!
The presentation went down a storm, when the students paid a special visit to Two Trees in Milehouse Road on 27 January. Care Home Manager, Catherine Robertson, said: “These companion pets are very calming, you only have to see the effect they have when residents stroke them.
“They also get the residents reminiscing and talking about the pets they used to have, which is lovely to see.
“When we learnt that the students had done a bake sale to buy two more, it just melted our hearts.”