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Throughout the year, the Blackburn Youth Zone hosts several fundraising events. From challenges to sports through to networking, there is something for everyone to get involved in.

Current fundraising events:

Dates for your diary!

4th, 5th & 6th May – Blackburn Beer Festival
Join our over 60 local businesses and patrons who have all committed their support to make Blackburn Beer Festival the best yet! If you haven’t already, register for your tickets now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/blackburn-beer-festival-tickets-42493111039 

Friday, 11th May – Supporters Lunch
We have been successful in securing one of the UK’s leading CEOs, Matt Davies, to come and speak at the event, where Andrew Graham MBE, will be facilitating an interactive Q&A session. Matt will focus on his belief in developing great people and teams so colleagues can build a great retail experience by serving customers. Watch out for an email with your allocated tickets.

Thursday, 14th June – An Evening with Lisa Allen & RT Hon Jack Straw at Northcote Manor
Tickets for this event will be priced at £100.00 – including a 4 course meal, champagne and canapés. This will be an opportunity for high-end networking. All money raised from this event will go towards funding the Blackburn Youth Zone mentoring programme – supporting vulnerable young people at times of crisis in their lives by giving them 1:1 support, advice and guidance. If you’d like tickets for this please email melanie.thomas@blackburnyz.org

Wednesday 20th June – Trevor Dawson Gold Day 
Annual charity golf day, please register your interest with – caroline@tdawson.co.uk

July (date TBC) – Blackburn Youth Zone Corporate World Cup
Blackburn Youth Zone will be running a competitive 5 a side football tournament for the businesses of Blackburn with Darwen. This tournament will be raising funds for new football equipment that will be used for training BYZ’s various football teams as well as in sessions and holiday clubs. Please register your interest with melanie.thomas@blackburnyz.org

Tuesday 16th October – Napthens Clay Pigeon Shoot
£500 per team of 4 at Conniston shooting ground – 20 teams, shooting is followed by lunch up at the hotel and networking – price includes both lunch and shooting. Please register your interest with Vicky.Cahill@napthens.co.uk 

Thursday 15th November – Cummins Mellor Quiz
The money raised will go towards the Youth Zone’s ‘Get a Job’ programme, facilitated by the team at Blackburn Youth Zone. This programme is aimed at supporting young people aged 16 – 24 years, gain the right skills for employment.  Please register your interest with Amy@cumminsmellor.co.uk 

Thursday 22nd November – Patrons Dinner at Northcote 
Our annual Patrons dinner hosted by Northcote to celebrate our achievements and to say ‘thank you’ for your ongoing support.

November/ December – Blackburn Youth Zone: Christmas Appeal
This is to raise funds for our weekly ‘Eat Together’ – providing hot meals for local families and the community –  Get in touch if your business and employees would like to register for a fundraising pack. – Please register your interest with melanie.thomas@blackburnyz.org

To get find out more information please follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, email melanie.thomas@blackburnyz.org or call 01254 292000

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More information?

For more details or if you have questions regarding any or all of the above fundraising activities please contact Leigh Culverwell leigh.culverwell@blackburnyz.org or call 01254 292000