Every year the Ladies in Business networking group choose a Charity of the Year to be the recipient of the fundraising activities that take part during the events through raffles.
In 2017 the charity was Just Drop In Youth Info and Advice and we were delighted to have raised £936 for this worthwhile local venture.
The charity chosen for 2018 is Cre8 Macclesfield Youth & Community Programme. This charity and two social enterprise businesses are based on the Moss Estate in Macclesfield. They run activities and services for children, young people, young adults and their families, focusing on those who are at risk or hard to reach. Through their social enterprise businesses; Cre8 Works and Cre8 Facilities they employ young people and young adults doing garden and grounds maintenance, and commercial vehicle washing. Cre8 is a full time programme staffed by qualified youth workers, supported by student youth and community workers and volunteers, many of whom live on the Estate. For more information on the Cre8 charity, visit their website www.cre8macclesfield.org
Ladies in Business is held quarterly and in conjunction with RBS, Jobling Gowler Solicitors and Blunts Solicitors.