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Celebration ball raises £13,000 for work of YMCA Norfolk

22 September 2017

Almost 140 people enjoyed a Monopoly-themed ball celebrating the work of YMCA Norfolk at Sprowston Manor Hotel near Norwich on Friday September 15, raising nearly £13,000 for the charity.

Guests enjoyed a three-course dinner and live entertainment from Norfolk five-piece party band, Wapscallions.

YMCA Norfolk Marketing and Fundraising Manager, Susie Knights, said: “We had a great night celebrating the work of the YMCA across Norfolk and the funds raised will make such a difference to our work with hundreds of vulnerable young people and families across the county. I want to thank all of our sponsors and everyone who came along on the night and were so generous.”

Funds were raised through sponsors, ticket sales and a raffle and silent auction, as well as a game of Norfolk style Heads & Tails.

Sponsors for the night included: Gleave Associates & Reed, Vega Direct Commercial Supplies, Softwerx, Berns Brett, Norse, Hunter Fleet and The Forum. Raffle prizes were donated by 50 local companies.

Pictured below are the YMCA Norfolk team who made the ball such a great success. Pictures by Julia Holland.