When is Christmas Jumper Day 2017, where can you buy the best festive jumpers and how does the day raise money for Save the Children?

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EVERY year, Brits slip on their best and most bizarre Christmas jumpers to raise money for charity.

In 2017, Christmas Jumper Day 2017 is next Friday, December 15 – here’s the message behind it?

Peter Andre is taking part in Christmas Jumper Day 2017

SAVE THE CHILDREN 8 Peter Andre is taking part in Christmas Jumper Day 2017

When is Christmas Jumper Day?

Christmas Jumper Day normally takes place on a Friday in the second or third week of December.

This year it is on December 15.

How is Peter Andre involved?

Dad-of-four Pete is one of the many celebs taking part in the fundraiser this year.

He said: ““My Christmas jumpers are always over the top, I love lights, tinsel and plenty of colour when it comes to my festive knit.

“The kids are such a big part of Christmas and I’m so lucky that I get to spend it with them.

“I hope everyone can get involved with Christmas Jumper Day this year and donate £2 to Save the Children.”

Fans of novelty jumpers love this We Three Gins one

NOT ON THE HIGHSTREET.COM 8 Fans of novelty jumpers love this We Three Gins one

How does Christmas Jumper Day raise money for Save the Children?

Christmas Jumper Day was launched in 2012, as a fundraising campaign by Save the Children.

People are encouraged to ‘make the world better with a sweater’.

The idea is to wear a Christmas jumper to school or work – and then make a minimum £2 donation to Save the Children.

Some groups organise additional fundraising activities on the day in question. Click here to sign up your workplace.

Primark’s range costs upwards of £12

Primark 8 Primark’s range costs upwards of £12

Christmas Jumper Day is on December 15 – and George at Asda is selling a range of sweaters, priced from £8

Asda 8 Christmas Jumper Day is on December 15 – and George at Asda is selling a range of sweaters, priced from £8

While prices for B&M’s Christmas jumper line start at £7.99 – and could be perfect for some Save the Children fundraising

B&m stores 8 While prices for B&M’s Christmas jumper line start at £7.99 – and could be perfect for some Save the Children fundraising

And your kids don’t need to miss out – with cute onesies like this one

Primark 8 And your kids don’t need to miss out – with cute onesies like this one




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