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Jazz night organised by Mark Loveless for Tanzania charity trip

By Somerset Standard  |  Posted: December 07, 2013

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A FROME sales assistant is swinging into action to raise money for a charity trip to Africa.

Mark Loveless, 19, is putting on a jazz evening to ahead of his five month trip to Tanzania with Go Make A Difference.

Affectionately known as Go MAD, the charity will give Mark the chance to work on development projects.

To raise money for these schemes Mark, a keen musician, is holding a free jazz evening - with any donations going to his £300 target.

Mark said, "The event will provide me with the opportunity to help fund the development projects I will be involved with in Tanzania. It is vital that I reach the £300 target set by Go MAD, as all of the money raised will go directly into the development projects I will be involved in; into materials, medicine, hospital visits, tools, wages for the local workers etc, and not the cost of my trip.

"In light of the recent crisis in the Philippines, I will also be giving 10 per cent of all cash donations from the event to Tearfund's Typhoon Haiyan emergency response fund. I hope that there will be a good turn out and that people will bring their family and friends to enjoy a fun and relaxed evening of jazz."

The gig will be at Holy Trinity Church in Frome on December 14 at 7pm.

Refreshments and entry are free, however as this is a fundraising event any donations would be much appreciated.

Mark is also offering a hand-car wash service to anyone who is willing to donate to Go MAD's work.

If you would like more information email Mark at mark.loveless@blueyonder. co.uk or visit www.mydonate. bt.com/fundraisers/mark davidloveless.

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