Pyjama-clad fundraiser for young sickle cell sufferer in Barking

PUBLISHED: 13:18 07 May 2013 | UPDATED: 13:18 07 May 2013

Staff and children at Glory Day nursery in Barking dressed in pyjamas

Staff and children at Glory Day nursery in Barking dressed in pyjamas


Fun and games were held to raise money for a young sickle cell disease sufferer.

Children and staff at Glory Day Nursery, Barking, also dressed in their pyjamas to raise £149 for Kealan Daneeka.

The four-year-old from Sheffield suffers from a genetic condition affecting red blood cells that causes organ damage.

The cash will go towards a specially designed garden enabling him to be supervised by his family while playing with his friends.

“We have done a few fundraisers and we thought it would be nice to raise money for Kealen,” said deputy manager Fahima Begum.

“We know what it must be like for a child to play by himself at home without suitable play equipment.”

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