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 [...]
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.