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What kind of Essex do you want?

7th April 2017

That was the question posed to 100 invited guests who attended our annual Spring Reception held at Ingatestone Hall.

Jonathan Minter DL, Chairman of ECF, spoke about what inspires and motivates him to give and challenged those present to consider their own giving.  He asked them to think about their experience of Essex and what kind of Essex they want their children or grandchildren to inherit and importantly, what more could they do?

Guests also heard inspirational talks from two local charities - Sabine and Michael from City of Chelmsford Mencap explained what the 'Working Out' project is and the benefits it provides to lifelong learning students and David Hurst from Southend Blind Welfare Organisation spoke about the services they provide and made clear the need for core cost funding. To hear their speeches, click here.

To view more photos from the event, click here.