City Quiz raises record £10,000 for YST International

A cheque for £10,000 has been presented to Youth Sport Trust International by the organisers of the City Quiz, an annual event which was again staged at The Alice Bar in London. The funds raised will help us to deliver training and sport for development projects all over the world.
Cheque handover

The event took place on Tuesday 15 May and saw 200 guests from the insurance sector gather for a great evening involving a quiz, raffle and silent auction. Huge thanks to Steve Ferns of BMS Group, David Lyons of AON and Murray Wakefield of Senior Wrights for organising such a fun evening.

Youth Sport Trust Ambassador Jeanette Kwakye, an Olympic 100m finalist, was the celebrity guest in attendance and she shared her journey to elite success and spoke about the impact sport has had on her life and her role as a Youth Sport Trust mentor. 

"We are hugely grateful to the City Quiz organisers for continuing to support the work of Youth Sport Trust International.  The record sum of £10,000 will help us to reach more young people across the globe, improving their lives through the power of sport.” - Helen Vost, Managing Director at the Youth Sport Trust International

More information about how you can support Youth Sport Trust International can be found here: https://www.youthsporttrust.org/support-yst-international

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