Children In Need donations were stolen from New Longton All Saints’ CE Primary School after thieves broke in.
The incident happened on Friday night around 9:40pm at the primary school in Hugh Barn Lane, New Longton.
The intruders also took petty cash from the school office.
The incident has caused outrage in the local community.
The New Longton Sports and Social Club took to social media saying: “Good morning.
“Just to let you know that [New Longton] All Saints School was broken into last night around 9:40pm.
“They broke into the school office and ransacked it, making off with some petty cash and, unfortunately, the children in need donations.
“Police estimate they were in and out in a matter of minutes.”
Efforts are now under way to re-raise the lost money.
Anyone with any information on the incident can contact Lancashire Police quoting SA1824792 of November 16.