Organisers of youth and charity event held at the Flemingate Centre say it was a huge success.
Detty Tyler, East Riding Voluntary Action Services Children and Young People’s Services Coordinator thanked all those involved. She also added that she was hoping to turn it into an annual event.
Speaking about the even she said;
“It was a great day for everyone. It was also an excellent opportunity for networking, engaging with children, young people and families.”
“As well as putting on a wide range of festive activities it also helped to raise the profile of the Beverley Youth Network.”
“In all we had 59 young people attened. They were aged from 9 years old and upwards. We alsohad a lot of younger ones who attended.”
“It was good to see such a great turn out and so many local organisations involved.
“Days like this help to raise awareness of the opportunities for young people in volunteering and also fund raise.”
“We’re passionate about supporting the voluntary and community sector so were keen to get involved in this day which was supported by Alyson Allenby and Jo Bridgeman for Flemingate.”
Youth Groups And Charities Benefit From Event
Groups who took part in the event included the Scouts, Run with it and Bundles of Joy, a charity Flemingate have supported on a number of occasions with ‘pop up’ shops.
Claire Raper, founder of Bundles of Joy said;
“It is always nice to work side by side with other charities and see how we all fit in with the local community. This event was a perfect opportunity for us to raise awareness of the work we do as a charity.”