Special Needs Parents all need Comic Relief

Dirty, Naked & Happy

Comic Relief is a funny thing, pardon the unintentional pun.  It resonates with so many people and is probably the first significant charity fundraising event that a lot of children experience.  I remember the first red nose day when I was a teenager.

Sharing fun and high jinx and camaraderie with friends, teachers, parents, neighbours… All good.  Especially as it’s not for any specific cause.

I’m touched that my Just Giving page was still receiving donations yesterday when I assumed the whole country would be watching Dermot O’Leary shaking his thang.

I totally understand why a lot of people raise money for the cause that has personally affected them – look at me – but that’s like a form of selfishness too.

Comic Relief is great because a whole bundle of different people benefit, and as a donor, you can’t influence who your money goes to.  I think it teaches us to just do something…

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