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Inside out day highlights work of carers

Crossroads shop coordinator Immie Birchall

Crossroads Care invite Manx public to wear their clothes inside out

Island charity Crossroads Care is holding a dress-down day with a difference tomorrow (24 July).

The Manx public are being invited to wear an item of clothing or an entire outfit, inside out for the day. 

The gesture will symbolise how the lives of people who become carers are turned inside out - as many are forced to give up their jobs, their income - and their freedom.

The charity's hoping people will have fun wearing their clothes the wrong way round, find out about the work of the Island's army of carers in the Island - and raise funds at the same time.

Chief executive Jackie Betteridge says carers perform a vital role in the community, but are often under-valued:

 

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