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Jon Egging Trust Named Charity of the Year 2019

Following a significant number of applications this year, we were particularly impressed by the inspirational work of the Jon Egging Trust with young people across the country.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 11:05
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The Jon Egging Trust was founded in memory of Red Arrows pilot, Flt Lt Jon Egging, and helps young people overcome adversity through accredited learning programmes and access to inspirational role models and life-changing opportunities.

Defender Burghley Event Director, Elizabeth Inman, commented:

“We are very grateful for the time and effort that so many charities put into their applications this year and are thrilled to be supporting the Jon Egging Trust. Through their pioneering work, the Jon Egging Trust is making a real difference to young people’s lives and we are looking forward to working closely with the Trust throughout 2019.”

Jon Egging Trust CEO, Dr Emma Egging, added:

“‘We are absolutely delighted to be partnering with Defender Burghley in 2019 as Charity Of The Year. The Jon Egging Trust exists to inspire future generations, helping them to overcome adversity, identify their strengths and work towards their ambitions. This partnership demonstrates our dedication to constantly innovate how we support young people and that inspiration knows no bounds. We are looking forward to using this exciting opportunity to share the fantastic work of the Jon Egging Trust and to help us raise funds to continue to improve the life chances of 10,000 young people across the UK year on year’.

Look out for more news and updates here on the website, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to discover how Defender Burghley and the Jon Egging Trust will be working together throughout 2019.