In Charley's Memory gets a £4,500 boost
A Burnham-On-Sea charity that delivers mental health support
to young people in memory of a teenager who took his own life
in 2014 has been given a funding boost this week.
The team at In Charley's Memory welcomed Hollie Hackley and her
partner Jamie Stockton from Bolton at the weekend, who have been
fundraising for the charity.
Marks, 18, took his own life in September 2014 and a charity set
up in his name is supporting young people and those affected by
Hollie had found In Charley's Memory online and says she was
really touched by the story and what his mum, Jo Clement, has
So last November she organised a special ball in Bolton, which
was a great success, raising more than £4,500 for In Charley's
The couple were travelling to Somerset, so it took the opportunity
to call in and meet up with the team to present the cheque in
Jo Clement said: "We were so pleased to meet up with Hollie
and Jamie and thank them for all their hard work."
"They've helped raise awareness of Charley's story and have
kindly raised vital funds for us to continue our work, so we are
really grateful for all they've done."
In Charley's Memory has a fundraising event coming soon when
on April 2nd at the Quantock Lakes they are holding an event called
the 'Somerset Spring Shenanigans' with the Mangled Wurzels. For
more details see Facebook or click here.
Pictured: Jo Clement and Daisy-Mae, Barli Wicks, Hollie Hackley,
Jamie Stockton, with Joanna and Peter Burridge-Clayton