Mayor's Quiz Night raises hundreds for local charity Potential Kids

Eager quizzers were put to the test, raising around £1,500 for Hatfield-based Potential Kids at the Mayor's Charity Quiz Night at Campus West.

Mayor's quiz night for Potential Kids

The money from the evening's quiz and raffle will be added to the total to be given to Potential Kids at the end of the Mayor's term of office.

Mayor of Welwyn Hatfield, Councillor Roger Trigg, said: "I'm delighted the evening was such a success. Thank you to everyone who came along and supported the event, I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.

"The money will help Potential Kids provide vital support to young people in our community who have with special education needs and disabilities and I'm proud to help raise awareness of such a worthwhile cause."

Potential Kids is a small voluntary charity, with the aim of helping neurodiverse (Autism, ADHD and related conditions) children and young people, their families and siblings by providing social and learning activity groups.

These groups help young people to reduce social isolation, increase self-esteem and build their self-confidence, amongst many other things.

Angela Gaughan, the charity's founder, said: "It was a wonderful evening and a fun way to raise awareness of the important work Potential Kids does. We are dedicated to help improving the lives of local neurodiverse children and enabling our community to become even more inclusive. Thank you to the Mayor and everyone else involved with organising the quiz."

For more information about the charity, visit www.potentialkids.org or email angela@potentialkids.org