Melton Vale Sixth Form College students give festive hampers to the elderly

College students present their Christmas hampers at Gloucester House, Melton PHOTO: Supplied
College students present their Christmas hampers at Gloucester House, Melton PHOTO: Supplied
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Teenagers at Melton Vale Sixth Form College donated Christmas hampers to the elderly at Age UK Gloucester House.

Students hand-delivered the 40 hampers to the facility before the end of term.

Kirstie Black, head of MV16, said: “Our students really enjoy donating and preparing these hampers.

“It is an important part of our wider curriculum and encompasses the important values of volunteering and giving to the local community.

“We have run this initiative for three years now and each year students love it.

“We always receive a very warm welcome and we look forward to this becoming a longstanding tradition for the college.”