IN just a few bubbly hours on Saturday Kinross Wolaroi School students raised $1200 for victims of the Blue Mountains bushfires.
More than 90 year 10 and 11 students gave up their Saturday to wash cars, and at just $10 per car there was a line up for most of the day.
Year 11 student Laura Lewis-Minogue said she was happy to volunteer her time to help the Blue Mountains community.
“We’re always told to look at the bigger picture,” she said.
“It might be a small contribution, but at least it’s a contribution.”
Kinross year 7 co-ordinator and visual arts teacher Bill Tink said they had a great response from students wanting to get involved.
“Some kids have been here the whole day,” he said.
Dirty cars of all shapes and sizes made their way through the car park at the boys boarding houses on Allenby Road waiting for a wash.
“Some people came along and didn’t have time to have their car washed, but they donated. It cost $10 but some people paid $20,” Mr Tink said.
He said one of the highlights was a car wash for a taxi and its passenger.
“A taxi driver and his fare come through, I don’t know who was paying for it, the fare or the driver,” he said.
All funds raised will go to the Blue Mountains City Council Mayoral Relief Fund.