Young people benefit from £4k raised by Businesses

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More than £4,000 was raised by a Charity with Starr Water Wars at Hove Lagoons Water sports. Organized for the second time by Starr Trust, the event had twelve business teams participating.

Water activities such as paddle boarding, raft building, log rolling and kayak water polo were some of the activities included in the multi-sport event.

Crazy golf competition also took place on dry land. The host for the event was DJ Guy Lloyd of Juice Brighton.

Jury’s Inn Waterfront hotel scooped the first prize. Coming in second was Sheridan Coopers while the third position was taken by Team Webb.

Supporting the teams were friends and family from all across Sussex. Lagoon Water sports provided the refreshments which included barbeque food from Stenyning Butchers.

The kids were also kept well engaged and entertained with boarding, trampoline, face painting, hair braiding and pirate island paddle.

Rosey Molloy who is the Starr Trust events manager said that that day could get any better seeing that there were many teams participating and the eccentric party environment created by DJ Guy Lloyd.

Rosey also appreciated all the businesses that were part of the event as well as the sponsors for the events such as Beales of Worthing , Drum Technologies Brighton and Airsprung who offered overwhelming support.

More than £4,000 was raised which will go a long way in helping local young people achieve their goals in education, sport and art.

Located in Goldstone Street, Hove, the Starr Trust aims to help young people attain their full potential in sport, education and art.

Financial grants of up to £5,000 are provided by the Charity.

According to a spokesman, Starr Trust is an independent family-run charity.

All the income that we get is fully funded by the community fundraising and events as well as generous donations from individuals and corporates.

We have come up with a network of professionals and mentors who make it possible for the youngsters to get skill sharing as well as training opportunities.

“Our aim is to promote independent thinking, social conscience as well as entrepreneurship in the young people through all events and activities.

We are in the school of thought that young people should be supported to attain their potential to the fullest, at which point they grow as individuals who are positively impacting their community and are also recognized for their achievements.

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