Jude Kirton-Darling MEP has become patron of the Communication Workers Humanitarian Aid Charity (CWUHA) following the retirement of Brian Simpson. The charity receives donations from people who work in Britain’s and Ireland’s postal, telecom & financial industries including firms such as BT and Royal Mail. It is a response from trade unionists to the plight of vulnerable children in other countries and the UK & Ireland.
The organisation is entirely volunteer led and pays for no wages, this unique setup sees their volunteers actually deliver the aid to the places where it is needed most. The charity is 20 years old this year and dis currently renovating a school in Moldova and building new classrooms in Tanzania.
Jude Kirton-Darling MEP said “It is great to see the hard work of ordinary working people in helping others around the world and in the UK. It’s a really positive to see how generous people can be and I’m proud to be patron.
Carl Webb, CWUHA Chair said "we are over the moon that Jude accepted our invitation to become a Patron of CWUHA . Jude will bring experience and enthusiasm to the role and we look forward to working with her for the benefit of vulnerable children."