One of the biggest charity events run and attended almost exclusively by women is appealing for 100 donations of £1,000 to help transform young lives.
To mark the 10th anniversary of Lunch with an Old Bag, funds will be raised to enable Prince’s Trust Scotland to support the Year of Young People.
Last year’s event at Prestonfield House, Edinburgh, raised an astonishing £700,000.
This year’s lunch on 7 September will feature the usual auction of fashion items, art pieces and other items.
Fiona Donaldson, chairman, said: “The latest Prince’s Trust Macquarie Youth Index report has found that almost half of young people in Scotland (53%) regularly feel stressed, and one in five go as far as to say they regularly feel hopeless, with as many as one in three stating that they don’t feel in control of their lives.
“In this Year of Young People you can help change this worrying downward trend by believing in young people, and lending them your support. With your backing, The Trust can help even more young Scots to develop the skills and confidence they need.”
“Every £1,000 will help to transform a young life and we are setting a target of 100 donations. We’re looking forward to our tenth Lunch with an Old Bag, which promises to be truly fabulous, whilst helping to transform the lives of so many young people.”
To support The Prince’s Trust’s Transform 100 programme, please visit http://www.lunchwithanoldbag.com/gld-bags.php