IN LOVING MEMORY OF OUR SONS
Poor street children in Mexico have benefited from a £500 donation in memory of Luke and Marcus.
Following his tragic death, Luke’s bereft mum Susan was overwhelmed with a desire to care for underprivileged children. So, accompanied by Marcus’ mum Marilyn, several years ago she joined the Bishop of Wakefield’s group [...]
JUNE 2nd 2012
The Trust’s annual retreat to Grasmere raised a lot of laughter amidst a few tears as seven members got together and shared precious memories of their children whose young lives were all shattered by drugs.
Held for the fourth consecutive year, the event enabled members to “get away from it all” and unwind with [...]
MAY 20th 2012
Trust members recently completed the annual Nidderdale Walk to raise funds to carry on campaigning against cannabis and supporting people whose lives have been affected by the drug.
As well as its serious purpose, the event is a chance for members to relax together and enjoy a picnic lunch and a fun game of [...]
Marilyn has been invited to give a drugs awareness talk at Mirfield Rotary Club.
The Luke and Marcus Trust always welcomes the opportunity to visit schools, colleges and any other organisations in the Yorkshire area to speak publicly about drug related problems.
If you would like to arrange a visit please call or email us for further information.
FEBRUARY 11th 2012
The next meeting of the Luke and Marcus Trust to be held in Harrogate. Ring or email for more details.
MARCH 10th 2012
The March meeting will be held in Dewsbury.
The Luke and Marcus Trust values its links with the family support service DrugFam and also CanSS Ltd.
DECEMBER 10th 2011
Luke and Marcus Trust Memorial Service in Our Lady’s Chapel at St Anne’s Cathedral Leeds to be conducted by Fr Michael at 10.45 am.
Please join us at our fifth annual service when we light candles, pray and remember the wonderful sons and daughters we’ve tragically lost.
OCTOBER 1st 2011
Marilyn and Susan will represent the Luke and Marcus Trust at a national DrugFAM conference in High Wycombe.
Elizabeth Burton-Phillips founded the charity, which offers a family support service, after losing one of her twin sons, Nick, to heroin addiction. Her book about her experience is entitled: ‘Mum, can you lend me twenty quid.’