Former Mayor of Merton presents donations to borough’s charities

Former Mayor of Merton Councillor David Chung presented 24 charities across the borough with donations yesterday (27 July 2016) at the civic centre in Morden.

The two charities he formally supported during his mayoralty, Friends in St Helier and Merton centre for Independent Living, were both presented with cheques for  over £13,000. More than £10,700 was shared among 22 other charities.

Charities which benefited from fundraising by Cllr David Chung during his mayoral year

Charities which benefited from fundraising by Cllr David Chung during his mayoral year at the civic centre, Morden, yesterday

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 Notes to editors

Charities represented at the presentation were:

  1. Friends in St Helier
  2. Merton centre for Independent Living
  3. One Life UK
  4. Colour House Children’s Theatre
  5. Perseid School
  6. Cricket Green School
  7. Faith in Action
  8. St John Ambulance
  9. Ethnic Minority Centre
  10. BAME Voice
  11. Merton Seniors Forum
  12. YMCA – The Homeless Project
  13. Workshop 305
  14. Alzheimers Society Merton Dementia Hub
  15. Merton and Morden Guild
  16. Age UK Merton
  17. The Squad Club
  18. Voyager Club
  19. Merton Tutoring Service
  20. African Educational Cultural health Organisation
  21. West Indian Families and Friends Association
  22. The Acacia Centre
  23. Commonside Community Development Trust
  24. Churches together in Mitcham