Marilyn and Lesley were kindly invited to give a talk on the effects on families of drug taking by a family member, to Year 10 students at Earlsheaton Technology College, during a health awareness day in July.
On Saturday & Sunday 25/26th July, a group of bereaved family members enjoyed support, peace and laughter with each other in the tranquil surroundings of their hotel in Grasmere, The Lake District. As usual the weather was kind to us and all returned home uplifted.
Sunday 19th May will see family and friends gather to take part in the Nidderdale Sponsored Walk in memory of loved ones lost to drugs and/or alcohol.
More details to follow
The Harrogate June meeting of The Trust will be attended by representatives of the Harrogate Guides, following their visit to the Street Children of Mexico. A donation was recently made to help disadvantaged children, of money raised separately to The Trust, by Susan and Marilyn for the orphanage in Zeme Bodbi, Georgia, after their visit before the [...]
On Friday 22nd February, Marilyn and Lesley met a lovely group of people at Spacious Places, Leeds. This charity provides treatment for people addicted to drugs and/or alcohol. It was wonderful to see the success they were achieving. It is hoped to visit them again later in the year. A big thank you for the thoughtful [...]
On Friday 8th March, Dewsbury Civic Ball was held in aid of The Luke and Marcus Trust. Donations of prizes for the auction and raffle from local businesses were much appreciated.
Many of the Luke and Marcus Trust group attended and a good evening was had by all.
The Luke and Marcus Trust has written to Dewsbury’s Conservative MP Simon Reevel urging him to support our campaign for greater awareness through education in drug use. See ‘Campaign Issues’ page for more information.
After a year of successful campaigning, the Luke and Marcus Trust ended 2012 with a moving memorial service at St Anne’s Cathedral in Leeds.
The service was conducted by Rev Deacon Joseph Cortis. He has replaced Rev Father Michael McLaughlin who has moved to his own parish in Silsden.
Marilyn said, ”We would like to thank them [...]
A big thank you goes to Leah Kershaw and Roberttown CE Junior & Infants’ School in West Yorkshire for the generous donation they sent to the Luke and Marcus Trust.
Leah, who is granddaughter of Trust member Andrea, organised a bun sale which raised £64.
“We’re very grateful for all her efforts and we’re delighted to see [...]
On 12th July, 2012 Marilyn and Lesley attended the Redbridge Drugs Seminar by kind invitation from the organisers, to speak to students, staff and local councillors about the effects of drugs on our families.
The event was held in Loxford School of Science and Technology, Ilford, Essex, which caters for pupils and students from 3-18 years of [...]