Thame Youth Memorial
Registered UK charity number 1135630.

About Thame Youth Memorial

In this section you will find information about the group and its aims and objectives.

17 July 2011

Funds Raised to Date

The project has caught the imagination of the local community, who have combined to raise more than £ 25000 in the period from December 2009 to March 2011. All income to date has come from events organised by the charity and direct support from the local community and local businesses through donations, collection tins, and fund raising events held on our behalf. We have not yet applied for any direct Grant Funding but many opportunities have been identified and will be pursued in the coming months

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5 October 2010

Legacy – What then ?

Whilst the original vision and the primary focus of the charity are to establish a memorial to the lost youth of Thame and the surrounding villages, that is only the beginning and the objectives of the charity have much wider and longer term challenges.

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5 October 2010

Fund Raising & Public Awareness

Throughout the short history of the charity it has been our policy that everything we do to raise funds should combine with promoting public awareness of the aims of the charity, should seek to involve young people and, where possible, should seek to commemorate the youth we have lost by celebrating the talents of youth in our community today.

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5 October 2010

Background

Inspired by a suggestion from a Thame resident, Bobby Gallagher, this subject was first raised in a motion to Thame Town Council in February 2008, leading on to an open Public Meeting in February 2009, with the Youth Memorial Garden being completed in September 2009.

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