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Two charities have received cheques after a year of fundraising by Lichfield District Council’s former chairman.
Cllr Ken Humpreys raised £2,400 which was split between the Midlands Air Ambulance and the We Love Lichfield Fund.
“I would like to thank everyone who attended my charity events and gave so generously,” he said. “I thoroughly enjoyed my year as chairman and one of the many highlights was raising money for two important charities.”
Fundraising events included hosting a charity dinner dance and a charity night.
Simon Price, Patron of the We Love Lichfield Fund, added: “The beauty of giving to the We Love Lichfield Fund is that it enables community and voluntary groups to access a pot of vital funding.
“To be able to offer these grants in a time of economic uncertainty is fantastic and we’d like to thank Cllr Humphreys for his support over the past year.”
Jo Bailey, Fundraising Manager for Midlands Air Ambulance, said: “It costs £6 million each year to keep the air ambulances that cover the Midlands operational, so every donation helps us to continue our vital work.”