The groups supported by Tracy Brabin as her 2017 charities of the month are listed here.
December – Batley Xplosion
Batley Xplosion are the cheerleading squad for the Batley Bulldogs, made up of local children, and have been on a mission to raise funds for a once in a lifetime trip to a competition in Paris.
Olivia Scott, community dance manager at Batley Bulldogs said: “The Batley Xplosion kids are trying their very best everyday to make Batley a better community by bringing as much excitement and celebration through cheerleading.
“We are taking Batley on tour to Paris to compete in a once in a life time competition taking on teams across Europe, we are so deeply touched as a team to know our amazing MP Tracey is behind us and looking out for us as a group to help make our aim to provide once in a life time opportunities for the kids in the community into a reality.”
To find out more, go to https://batleyxplosion.com/
November – ESCAYP www.escayp.org.uk
October – Scholes Lunch Club http://communitydirectory.kirklees.gov.uk/communityDirectory/organisationdetails.aspx?orgid=3582
September – Kirkwood Hospice https://www.kirkwoodhospice.co.uk
August – Downs and Special Friends https://www.facebook.com/Downsandspecialfriends/
July – Batley Food Bank www.batleyfoodbank.org.uk