Listen pledges £45k to emergency appeal to save Damilola Taylor Trust

Listen pledges £45k to emergency appeal to save Damilola Taylor Trust

28 Nov 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

A charity set up in memory of Damilola Taylor, the schoolboy who was stabbed to death in south London, could be saved from closure after a telephone fundraising agency stepped in to provide funding.


Listen pledges £45k to emergency appeal to save Damilola Taylor Trust

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