School boy makes bookmarks to raise money for a child with a brain tumour

A Doncaster boy has made his parents proud by selling bookmarks to raise money for a child who is suffering from a brain tumour.

Sunday, 4th July 2021, 12:00 pm

Charlie Kirsopp is just 10 years old.

He found out that a pupil at his school's brother had been diagnosed with a brain tumour.

Jamie Kirsopp, Charlie’s father, said: “He came home from school and told me he wanted to do something to help.

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Charlie with bookmarks that he made.

“He decided that he wanted to make bookmarks and sell them to family and friends.”

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He has raised around £76 so far.

Charlie’s parents Jamie and Vikki Kirsopp are extremely proud of their son.

“I’m really proud that he cares so much about other people,” Charlie continued.

“It’s great that he wants to make a difference.

“I hope it will show other kids that they can make positive changes too.”

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The donation page for the child that Charlie is raising money for can be found here.

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