Kirsty Thomson, Head of fundraising at Awyr Las North Wales NHS Charity spoke about what is done with the money the charity receives. Kirsty was well qualified for her position having worked for a variety of local and national charities and is a trustee for ‘NHS Charities together’ the umbrella organisation that distributes money raised by Captain Tom and all the other fund raisers throughout the UK.
Awyr Las covers around 444 different funds, 40% are for cancer related projects. Individual project managers from those specific departments are responsible for the usage of this money. It is very impressive to see how much the public contributes towards Awyr Las. Legacies are also accepted.
Kirsty acknowledged the support the club had provided to various Ysbyty Gwynedd funds over the years and the current Dementia services. She enthusiastically shared the activity that had been undertaken in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The public response had been incredible.
Further information can be found on the website: www.awyrlas.org.uk