Worthing charity pledges funding to air cadets
A charity has pledged Â£800 of funding to Worthing air cadets after a break-in at their headquarters in Victoria Road last month.
The Worthing Lions will donate the money to the 45F Worthing Squadron Air Training Corps after aviation equipment and a symbolic banner was stolen.
The money will be raised at a boot sale in Homefield Park on April 23 where a number of items will be available to buy.
A spokesperson said: “We were absolutely horrified when we heard what happened. We feel as a charity we have our identity and we wanted to give them their identity back. Organisations such as air cadets give young people a solid grounding and help them become responsible citizens.”
The Training Corps is a non-profit charity, and the stolen equipment was purchased with funds raised by the cadets, while the banner was used as their flag for Remembrance Day, and would have been used for the group’s 75th anniversary this year.
Buyers are welcome at the Worthing Lions boot sale from 8am with costs of cars £10 and vans £15 for traders.
Readers can find out more at www.worthinglions.co.uk.
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