University of Essex student volunteers redecorate Walton children’s centre

University of Essex students redecorate Barnardo's Children's Centre in Walton

University of Essex students redecorate Barnardo's Children's Centre in Walton - Credit: Archant

Student volunteers from the University of Essex swapped lecture notes for paintbrushes and re-decorated a children’s centre.

University of Essex students redecorate Barnardo's Children's Centre in Walton

University of Essex students redecorate Barnardo's Children's Centre in Walton - Credit: Archant

More than 60 students gave up their weekend to transform the Barnardo’s-run Rainbow and ABC Together Centre’s reception area and playroom in Walton, used by 1,300 families in the area.

University of Essex students redecorate Barnardo's Children's Centre in Walton

University of Essex students redecorate Barnardo's Children's Centre in Walton - Credit: Archant

Anya Visegorodceva, Student Union volunteering co-ordinator, said: “All the students had fun on the day and made new friends.

“We hope it will inspire others to volunteer and help their communities.”


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