Ball for Lord Mayor’s chosen charities

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The Lord Mayor of Sheffield’s Charity Fundraising Ball will, be held later this month at Hillsborough Stadium.

The black-tie event, on April 30, will raise funds for Lord Mayor Coun Talib Hussain’s chosen charities.

These include Sheffield Helipad Appeal - to fund the construction of a new helipad close to the Major Trauma Centre at Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital’s A&E; the community-run Pitsmoor Adventure Playground; Friends of Azad Kashmir - which gives famine relief, educational grants, and training aids to children and young people in the district of Koti in Kashmir, Pakistan; and Mopane Foundation International.

A spokesman for Mopane Foundation International said: “The Lord Mayor is passionate about charitable giving and hence Mopane Foundation International, along with African BMEs in Sheffield, see it fit to ensure he has a grand exit by ensuring he has a fundraising ball for his chosen charities.

“This is in appreciation of Sheffield as a city of sanctuary over the years and the UK community at large hence being part of the initiative giving back to the community that gave us refuge.”

Call Nomsa Neke on 07450 287082 for tickets.