Whitby's White Lily Ball organisers hail 'incredible' support ahead of event's 10th anniversary.

Whitby's White Lily Ball organisers are hoping for another successful event this summer on its 10th anniversary.

By Duncan Atkins
Sunday, 6th March 2022, 9:54 pm
Rachael WIllmore of Zoe's Place, Elaine Dunning of Butterwick Hospice, Richard Barwick of Saint Catherine's, White Lily Ball organisers Lucy Mothersdale and Emma Ward with Emma's daughters Elizabeth and Aurora.
Rachael WIllmore of Zoe's Place, Elaine Dunning of Butterwick Hospice, Richard Barwick of Saint Catherine's, White Lily Ball organisers Lucy Mothersdale and Emma Ward with Emma's daughters Elizabeth and Aurora.

The £4,184 raised at last year's ball - which was held at Raithwaite Sandsend in November - was handed over to representatives of the three hospices it supports - Saint Catherine's, Butterwick and Zoe's Place.

Lucy Mothersdale, who first organised the ball a decade ago in memory of her late parents David and Janet, said: "We were absolutely thrilled that we were able to host a ball last year at all but overwhelmed at the amount raised.

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"The support we receive is incredible and we are forever grateful to each and every one who helps in any way.

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"We are very excited to be able to celebrate 10 fabulous years of White Lily and hope to really mark it on the night."

The amount raised at last year's ball includes sponsor money from Lydia Ward's Great North Run.

Tickets for this year's ball are now on sale - call Lucy on 07795 562171 or message the White Lily Ball Facebook page.