Outgoing Wokingham Mayor Raises £27,600 For Me2Club
Outgoing Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr John Kaiser, hashelped to raise a grand total of £27,600 for local Me2 Club – his chosencharity during his year in office. The Woodley-based Me2 Club enables childrenand young people with additional needs and disabilities from the WokinghamBorough (aged between five and 19), to attend mainstream activity clubs.
The Me2 Club recently held its third Charity Quiz Nightwhereby staff, trustees, families and volunteers all had the chance to publiclythank John for his enthusiastic support. The money raised enables the charityto keep recruiting and developing volunteers who provide invaluable one-to-onesupport to young people, helping them take part in their favourite activitiessuch as youth clubs or swimming.
Cllr John Kaiser, outgoing Mayor, said: “It has been anhonour to work alongside the Me2 Club during my year in tenure. The servicesthey provide for local young people are truly life-changing. It is a privilegeto have been able to help raise this significant sum of money for theorganisation – of which is much deserved.”
Tess Eagles, manager of the Me2 Club, said: “We want tothank John, for choosing a local charity in his Mayoral term. Every pennyraised will contribute to supporting children in the Wokingham Borough to beincluded in their local community. Thanks also to John for attending our eventsand helping us to raise the charity’s profile during the 15th year celebrations– you have made a really big difference in the lives of the children andfamilies Me2 Club support.”
Over 100 guests joined the annual Charity Quiz Night, whichwas kindly sponsored by Hick’s Developments Ltd. An impressive £2,011 wasraised across the evening.