Night raises over £11,000 for two local charities
The 2021 Chief Constables charity dinner dance held at Carden Park on 8th October, has raised over £11,000 for two local charities.
Guests all purchased tickets for the event, which contributed to the total on the night alongside money raised through a silent auction and a raffle.
The money raised from the evening will be shared between the following charities, East Cheshire Hospice, based in Macclesfield and Stick n Step at Runcorn.
East Cheshire Hospice has been caring for people suffering from life-limiting illnesses since 1988. The hospice puts patients, their carers and families at the centre of everything it does.
All East Cheshire Hospice’s services are provided free of charge to those who need them. However only 17 per cent of funding is from the Government and the rest comes from donations.
Stick ‘N’ Step is a charity that enables, inspires and supports children with cerebral palsy and their families.
It supports children and young people up to the age of 25 through the provision of free weekly conductive education (CE) sessions. Stick ‘n’ Step sessions incorporate play, mobility tasks and songs to develop functional skills. Children and young people work in small groups based on their ability; this creates a positive environment where children are motivated to learn while having fun.
Stick ‘n’ Step sessions are delivered by highly skilled professionals from their specialist centres in Wallasey and Runcorn and are designed to help each child reach their personal potential in terms of mobility, confidence and independence.
Janet Ratcliffe (Stick ‘n’ Step), Mark Faint (Cheshire Police Federation), Jenny Snell (Stick ‘n’ Step), April Green ( East Cheshire Hospice) and Mark Roberts (Chief Constable)
Cheshire Police Federation Chair, Jamie Thompson said “I am absolutely delighted we were able to raise so much money for our two chosen charities. The kindness shown by so many, by purchasing tickets, bidding on auction items and making donations assisted in smashing our target. I know this money will make a huge difference to the charities who do so much to help those in our community”.