Seaford young mayor announces another fantastic fundraising total

Seaford’s young mayor and deputy young mayor held another successful fundraiser earlier this month.

Tuesday, 31st March 2020, 9:40 am
Seaford young mayor James Jenkins and deputy young mayor, Chanel Pritchard during their most recent quiz night at The View, Seaford Head

Although Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky date by some, this wasn’t the case for Seaford young mayor James Jenkins and deputy young mayor, Chanel Pritchard.

The pair managed to raise £300 on the day by hosting a general knowledge quiz at The View, Seaford Head.

Team entry money and proceeds from a raffle helped towards the total which will help to fund water refill stations throughout Seaford.

The young mayors also held a non-school uniform day at Seaford Head School which raised a further £400.

It is hoped that new water stations will encourage and support the community to use refillable water bottles and reduce single-use plastic.

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Young mayor James Jenkins, thanked Seaford Head School for allowing the non-school uniform day.

“A very big thank you to Seaford Head School for allowing us a non-school uniform day,” he said.

“As for my recent quiz night, what an enjoyable evening! Chanel and I had so much fun planning and hosting the event.

“We managed to raise £300 even though we were in the early stages of the Coronavirus pandemic and some teams were unable to attend due to illness or self-isolation, so thank you to everyone who came along. Thank you!”

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, Seaford Town Council projects are suspended until further notice.

A spokesperson said that the water refill stations would still be installed but this will be delayed.

“The installation of the water refill stations will unfortunately be delayed but all funds raised will be held for this project,” the spokesperson said.

“There will also be no further fundraising activities until further notice to support Government’s social distancing guidance.”

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