TAG celebrates its 18th birthday with big celebration at Ham Youth Centre.
On Saturday 17 November we partied with the help of over 80 guests! Current and past members enjoyed a bring and share buffet before hitting the dance floor for the disco. The live band called Something About Sundays was ace and had almost everyone to their feet during their two sets. We even managed to squeeze in a raffle which raised £190.
Comments from the evening included:
“Tonight was amazing meeting people that I haven’t seen for ages and the band, wow they was awesome especially singing my fav song (this is me). deffo be there, next party 2021” from a past member.
“Great night and music, well done and happy birthday” from a current parent.
Youth Club for Disabled Young People as it was known then was formed during the year 2000 with the first session taking place in November in the same year. The Club was set up by a group of parents who wanted somewhere for there sons and daughters to go and socialise with friends.
Moving on 18 years and the Club has awesome young people, staff and supporters, has some of the best equipment available, a Junior Club, two gold quality marks, one national Highly Commended Award and has been shortlisted for another national award.
Giles Hobart, Lead Youth Worker who had been involved with TAG for over 16 years said “Just as life, as we have grown up having had our ups and downs over the years but we always overcome our difficulties and come out stronger with experience. I am very proud to be involved in such a great charity and I believe TAG has set a new bar in providing outstanding activities to young people”.
A massive thank you to everyone, those who came and those who helped run the bar, sold raffle tickets and helped clear up afterwards a real team effort.