Henry, a 10-year-old member of Pontfaen YFC, has exhibited remarkable commitment and enthusiasm for a noble cause.

Inspired by the announcement of Wales YFC Chairman Hefin Evans’ ambitious Three Peak Challenge scheduled for August 12, Henry decided to join the climb, conquering the final peak, Pen y Fan, all in the name of raising funds for Wales Air Ambulance and Diabetes UK.

Henry’s journey of fundraising began with a bang as he organised a highly successful cake sale with the help of his cousins, generating £709.

The Lamb Hotel in Builth generously hosted a quiz night, contributing a further £51 to the cause.

The club orgainsed a treasure hunt in early July, raising an additional £170, with all the winners selflessly donating their prize money to support the two charities.

A ‘Summer Fling’ event in July proved to be yet another success, with from a raffle and food sales, amassing an impressive £175

On the eventful morning of August 12, amidst wet and windy conditions, Hefin Evans, Wales YFC Chairman, embarked on his challenging three peaks journey. At the base of Pen y Fan, Henry eagerly awaited alongside fellow walkers mother Vicky, father Dan, club leader Caroline, and club member Jess.

Henry’s dedication didn’t stop at organising events; he also actively collected £427 in sponsorship, expressing his heartfelt gratitude to everyone who supported him. In a collective effort, Henry and the events raised an outstanding total of £1532, which will go towards the critical missions of Wales Air Ambulance and Diabetes UK.

This heartwarming journey didn’t conclude with Henry’s personal efforts. On a recent Saturday, Henry headed to Cardiff for the Wales YFC AGM held at The Future Inn, where a grand total of £4615.50 was presented to the two deserving charities.

An equal share of £2307.75 each was generously contributed to both the Wales Air Ambulance and Diabetes UK, a testament to the unity and benevolence of the Wales YFC community.

Pontfaen YFC Henry
Left is Henry, Hefin and representative from Wales Air Ambulance and right is the pair with a representative from Diabetes UK (Images supplied)

Henry’s dedication and the generosity of all involved demonstrate the profound impact that a committed young member can have on their community and important causes.

The Pontfaen YFC and the Wales YFC community are proud to have such enthusiastic and caring individuals among their ranks, and they look forward to continuing their charitable efforts in the future.

Pontfaen Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) is a dynamic and enthusiastic community of young individuals committed to making a positive difference in the Pontfaen area. They engage in various activities, including charity fundraising, community events, and personal development programs.

Pontfaen YFC strives to nurture the next generation of leaders while giving back to the community.

If anyone aged 10 to 28 years would like to join then email; [email protected] for more information.