Record-breaking year of fundraising for Pocklington Lions Club

Pocklington Lions Club's Grease night at Pocklington Arts Centre

Pocklington Lions Club's Grease night at Pocklington Arts Centre

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It’s been a record-breaking past 12 months for the Pocklington Lions Club.

During its last fundraising year, which started last summer, the charitable organisation raised and donated an impressive £12,000 to local causes.

This is the most the Lions has ever raised during a fundraising year since it was formed in 1962.

The club’s president, Graham Gillyon, explained: “Over Christmas alone last year we raised £2,000 more than the previous year.

“Our fundraising total has increased by about 30% through more activity over the course of the year.”
Full story in this Thursday’s paper (18 July).