Back to all News Sweet start to year with ChariTEA fundraiser for youth Posted on 23rd Feb 2021 Youth Solutions High Tea raises $7,500 for youth drug & alcohol prevention programs Youth Solutions celebrated a sweet start to 2021 with a sold-out high tea event at Rydges Campbelltown on Friday, 19 February. Backed by support from the event sponsor, Marsdens Law Group, the annual Youth Solutions High Tea fundraiser, aptly named a ChariTEA – a “high tea experience for a cause” – was attended by almost over 90 supporters and raised over $7,500 The funds will support the delivery of Youth Solutions’ health education, health promotion, drug and alcohol prevention programs for young people across the Macarthur and Wingecarribee regions. Supporters indulged in an afternoon of and savoury treats accompanied, of course, by a cup of tea. Talented Camden singer Leah Cassar treated the crowd with her melodies and she set the tone for an entertaining afternoon. Sandra Bartlett, of Stairway 2 Dreams, capped off the event with an inspirational talk that left the room buzzing with motivation. Youth Solutions Chief Executive Officer Geraldine Dean thanked attendees and sponsors for guaranteeing the success of ChariTEA. “This event and its success is vital to Youth Solutions,” Mrs Dean said. “The funds we raise are crucial to ensure we can continue delivering our youth drug and alcohol prevention and health promotion programs in the community.” “I’d like to thank everyone for supporting ChariTEA. You ensure our youth have a brighter future.” Youth Solutions particularly acknowledges the support of event sponsor Marsdens Law Group and table sponsors Campbelltown Catholic Club, CharBella Cakes, Wests Group Macarthur, Family Focus Legal, Kelly + Partners South West Sydney, Local & Co. Hampers, as well as businesses and individuals who donated prizes and services for the event. Thanks also go to the Rotary Club of Macarthur Sunrise which donated $500 to support ChariTEA. A full list of supporters can be found here on the Youth Solutions website: https://youthsolutions.com.au/get-involved/fundraise/2021-charitea-high-tea/. About us Youth Solutions is a youth drug and alcohol prevention and health promotion charity working to help young people to be healthy, safe and connected. All funds raised from this event will be used to support Youth Solutions’ programs. For more information, visit the Who We Are page or check out our projects.