Staff wear jeans for genes research

STAFF at a car dealership in Barnsley swapped their business suits for jeans to raise £117 towards vital life-saving medical research.

Monday, 15th October 2007, 1:39 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th October 2007, 10:07 am

The annual Jeans for Genes day saw staff from the Dodworth Road Polar Ford dealership donating 2 each in return for wearing their jeans to work.

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Deborah Rhodes, who organised the event, said: “Everyone enjoyed taking part, and we were thrilled to be able to raise as much money as possible for such a good cause.”

Jeans for Genes was established in 1996, and raises funds for research into serious and life-threatening genetic disorders affecting thousands of children.