Black Country Chamber of Commerce announces YMCA as charity of the year

15 May 2024

Published in: Black Country Chamber of Commerce News

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce announces their charity of the year.

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce has announced the YMCA Black Country Group as its charity of the year for 2024/25.

YMCA Black Country Group is a local charity that is part of the largest youth organisation in the world. Working with children, young people and their families, the organisation aims to create thriving communities through housing, childcare, health & wellbeing initiatives, training & education and support & advice.

The Chamber will be fundraising for the charity at events throughout the next 12 months, including at its Business Awards.

Black Country Chamber of Commerce CEO Sarah Moorhouse said: “YMCA Black Country is an inspirational charity that does important work in our local community to support young people and help change lives.

“Through our fundraising we hope to raise awareness of the good cause and help extend its services in the community.

“We look forward to collaborating with the YMCA team and our member organisations to make a difference to people in need across our region.”

YMCA Black Country Group CEO Steve Bavington said: “We are thrilled to have been chosen as the Black Country Chamber’s charity of the year.

“All money raised will go towards supporting young people across the Black Country who need our help.

“We are very excited about our partnership with the Chamber and the possibilities for both of our organisations and businesses in the region.”

The Black Country Chamber of Commerce is the leading business support agency for firms based within or doing business across Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall.

It runs various member groups to support its mission to promote and meet the needs of business and industry across the Black Country and to help create the best community in which to live, work and do business.

In 2023/24 the Chamber raised £4,051 for its charity of the year, Black Country Mental Health.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Linked In


Post A Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment. Please click here to login.