This year, we have had a fantastic boost to our projects finances. We had been selected as their chosen charity. As a result, the Co-op Local Community Fund has fund raised £2,827.93 for BYP in the last year. This is something we would like to thank the Co-Op and God for. This money will help us develop and fund our work around emotional and mental health this coming year. Also, we would like to mention that we are now their FoodShare partner and benefit from regular food donations from them.
Tribute to Russell Booth 1959-2019
: It is not overstating Russell’s influence on BYP to say that we would not be well established without his truly significant contribution. Russell was a volunteer first and foremost. Before he was our Chairman, Russell was someone who gave up his time and effort so that young people (who he had never met at that point) could know they were loved and hear about Jesus. Anyone who choses to regularly come outside on a Friday night, onto a leisure centre car park, in all conditions, to show their love for the young people of their community (regardless of whether that