Local Charities CEO Celebrates 25 years’ Service With Apex Trust – St Helens

20 June 2024

A milestone was reached on the 7th June 2024 for Apex Charitable Trust’s, Kim Hughes BCAv – CEO
Kim started with the charity as a volunteer in 1998 and an employee from June 1999 and progressed to CEO in 2015. Celebrations took place at their office base on North Road, St Helens which is also home to their community coffee shop – Plan Bee, where the Mayor was in attendance along with Dr Ruth Hussey CB, OBE, DL - Deputy Lieutenant for Merseyside.

The day was recognised by the charities Board of Trustees and the staff/volunteer team as well key people who have been part of Kim’s journey over the years. Kim’s comment on reaching this milestone is ‘’Wow, how do I sum this up - I’m so proud to work within this sector which faces challenges with securing funding to keep valuable services to the community running. I am a firm believer of the charities aims and objectives and that we do make a difference to those who access our services. I’m so grateful for all the good wishes that have come my way in reaching this milestone and the support received over the years. This is a special charity whom I have so much passion and commitment to and long may it continue. Thank you to everyone who has been part of my journey’’.

It was also volunteers week and the charities volunteers were presented with an appreciation certificate to highlight the difference they make in their community.

The charity provides a non-judgemental, confidential, holistic service, offering advice & guidance for people whose actions or behaviours have led to negative consequences for themselves and others enabling them to make positive choices and turn their lives around and to lead happy, fulfilling lives.

To find out more about the charity, its services and Plan Bee Community Coffee Shop, call into Apex Trust/Plan Bee at 13-15 North Road, St Helens. WA10 2TW or contact Kim K.hughes3@apextrust.com