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Oldbury youngsters raise cash for cancer charity
3:18pm Monday 29th October 2012 in News
YOUNG members of Oldbury Youth Council ran a fundraising event in the town centre as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
Vakini and Sharuni Shanmugaranjan, Patricia Williams, Shaheen Akhtar and Tanika St James who are aged 12 to 18 were supported by staff from Sandwell Council Young People’s Services at Oldbury Library, Jack Judge House.
They raised £70 in under thre hours for Macmillan Cancer Support by selling drinks and sweet and savoury snacks.
Sharon Nanan-Sen, strategic lead for services for young people at Sandwell Council, said: "To raise £70 in two and half hours for Macmillan Cancer Support is a great result."