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School raises more than £1,000 for Anna Poppy’s Army

PUBLISHED: 11:10 30 December 2019 | UPDATED: 11:10 30 December 2019

Homefield Church of England Primary has raised more than £1,000 to help Anna Poppy Lawson, 4, from Bradwell, get access to costly cancer treatment abroad. Picture: Homefield Church of England Primary.

Homefield Church of England Primary has raised more than £1,000 to help Anna Poppy Lawson, 4, from Bradwell, get access to costly cancer treatment abroad. Picture: Homefield Church of England Primary.

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A school has raised more than £1,000 to help a four-year-old girl with cancer get access to costly treatment abroad.

Homefield Church of England Primary has raised more than £1,000 to help Anna Poppy Lawson, 4, from Bradwell, get access to costly cancer treatment abroad. Picture: Homefield Church of England Primary.Homefield Church of England Primary has raised more than £1,000 to help Anna Poppy Lawson, 4, from Bradwell, get access to costly cancer treatment abroad. Picture: Homefield Church of England Primary.

Homefield Church of England Primary organised three charity events to raise funds for Anna Poppy Lawson, from Bradwell, who has medulloblastoma, a form of childhood cancer.

A 'Disney Day' held in early November saw children and staff dress in character outfits celebrating Anna's passion for all things Disney.

A second event, on December 4, saw classes enjoy an after-school disco, provided free of charge by DJ Kev, a local children's entertainment and disco company.

The school also raised funds selling raffle tickets after a holiday at Haven Caister was donated by parents and Bourne Leisure.

Homefield Church of England Primary has raised more than £1,000 to help Anna Poppy Lawson, 4, from Bradwell, get access to costly cancer treatment abroad. Picture: Homefield Church of England Primary.Homefield Church of England Primary has raised more than £1,000 to help Anna Poppy Lawson, 4, from Bradwell, get access to costly cancer treatment abroad. Picture: Homefield Church of England Primary.

A fundraising drive called Anna Poppy's Army has recruited a huge following and now raised more than £50,000 towards a £50,000 target.

The girl's family has identified potential treatments in hospitals in the USA and Germany, costing around £150,000.

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