Former Mayor of Merton Councillor Marsie Skeete presented seven charities across the borough with donations on Monday 3 September at the civic centre in Morden.
The two charities the former Mayor supported during her mayoralty, Commonside Trust and Merton Mencap, were both presented with cheques for £6,000. Five other charities also each received smaller donations to help support their work for Merton residents.
Notes to editors
Cllr Marsie Skeete was Mayor of Merton in the municipal year 2017-18.
Additional charities who supported the former Mayor during her Mayoral year and received cheques:
- BAME Voice
- Christian Care Association
- Merton and Morden Guild
- Voyager Club
- West Indian Family and Friends Association