Kobi conquers Sugar Free February at seven years old

A seven-year-old boy from Sheffield has ditched sugar to support an important charity.

Thursday, 28th February 2019, 16:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th February 2019, 16:12 pm
Kobi Myrie

Woodhouse West pupil Kobi Myrie decided to take on Sugar Free February after seeing an advert on television.

Since then he has raised £450 for Cancer Research UK.

Mum Maria Braithwait said: “It was all his idea. I thought he would struggle but he’s been amazing, he’s even stopped having his school dinner deserts. 

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“He is very proud of himself and rightly so. I’m so proud of him too.”

Sugar Free February was launched by Cancer Research UK to help people get healthier and raise much-needed funds for the charity.

Partakers ditch sugar for the entire month and conquer their cravings through fundraising. 

Kobi said: “It’s been easy.

“All you need to do is not eat chocolate.”

Kobi is collecting via his JustGiving page that can be found here.