boost for Burnham-On-Sea charity In Charley's Memory
Burnham-On-Sea charity set up in memory of local teenager Charley
Marks, who died last autumn, has received a funding windfall this
Peter Burridge-Clayton has presented £1,000 to In Charley's
Memory from his County Council Health and Wellbeing budget.
Marks, 18, took his own life last September and the charity, In
Charley's Memory, has been created to support young people with
mental health issues.
Burridge-Clayton is pictured above presenting the cheque for £1,000
to Jo Clements, Charleys mother, at the weekend.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "There is a real need for more services
to support young people with mental health issues in our local
area, and I hope that this donation will help Jo to develop the
work of In Charleys Memory in our community."
added: "I am passionate about In Charleys Memory
and hope that the charity will be able to help young people in
crisis and offer the kind of services they need. This donation
will help us in this work."
recently reported here
that 'In Charleys Memory' had been granted official
charity status, with the charity number 1160805.
charity's next event will be a Good Friday ball on April 3rd on
Weston Pier. Tickets, costing £30, are on sale now by calling
07456 711611 or 07502 335188.