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AVOW: John Leece Jones Donations Will Go to Community

by Love Wrexham Magazine
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AVOW John Leece Jones Donations

Memorial donations for former chairman John Leece-Jones will ultimately go towards an appropriate memorial in our community.

The Association of Voluntary Organisations in Wrexham (AVOW) lately announced the death of beloved chairman and community champion John Leece Jones. Consequently, donations will go towards a fitting memorial tribute in Wrexham town centre and Wrexham County Borough.

The treasured chairman John Leece Jones sadly passed away whilst volunteering on behalf of AVOW. Notably, John has been a trustee of AVOW since March 2011. Equally important, John served as Company Secretary, Chair of most committees and AVOW Executive Chairman. Therefore, John has been an enormous asset to AVOW. It’s no surprise that all the staff, trustees, and many organisations he supported will sadly miss him.

Community champion John was a local lad born in 1948. In due time, he went on to receive his education at Grove Park School for Boys, Wrexham and Manchester University, where he gained a law degree. John Leece’s devotion to public service was an example for all in the Third Sector and public life in Wrexham. His wife Sali and son John (Jnr) survive him.

People will fondly remember his worthy contribution to Wrexham and the wider community. Condolences go to his family and friends at this challenging time.

You can make your AVOW John Leece Jones donations online at john-leece-jones.muchloved.com.

About AVOW

AVOW connects voluntary and community organisations and activities in Wrexham. In this role, it coordinates advice, information, financial and community development support services for charities and community groups. To that end, AVOW can easily signpost people to appropriate sources of support. In additon, they also deliver high-quality services to carers, residents with particular needs and those seeking employment.

We hope you enjoyed our AVOW update for August 2021. Please click here for more of our articles on local charities.

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