Posted: Thu 7th Apr 2016

Powys Young Farmers Raise Over £1,000 For WAA

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Apr 7th, 2016

Young farmers from Powys have raised over £1,000 for a Welsh helicopter charity, helping to fund their lifesaving missions across Wales. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Radnor Valley Young Farmers Club went carol singing in the Christmas period to raise funds for three charities, including Wales Air Ambulance. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The group of 10-26 year olds sang festive songs across Radnor to collect donations for three charities. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Over the course of three nights, the Young Farmers Club raised £1,447, which will be donated to Wales Air Ambulance, Riding for the Disable and Cancer Research UK. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

During the last 15 years, the Radnor Valley Young Farmers Club has raised around £25,000 for charities, including Wales Air Ambulance. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Harriet Pugh, Vice Chairman of Radnor Valley Young Farmers Club, said: “We are more than happy to donate, as we live in a rural area, Wales Air Ambulance is an important charity to us. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“We raise money for Wales Air Ambulance every year, as far back as I can remember!” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

The Radnor Valley Young Farmers Club presented their donation to Wales Air Ambulance Community Coordinator, Helen Pruett. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Helen said: “We would like to say a big thank you to the Radnor Valley Young Farmers Club for their kind support. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

“Each of WAA’s lifesaving missions cost roughly £1,500, and their donation will help us to fund our missions across Wales.” ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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