A CHARITY is set for a cash boost with the help of a match funding pledge.

Basepoint Andover's nominated charity, Andover Young Carers, is due to be match funded a total of £3,000 by the firm after cash raised by an array of events including an afternoon tea party and working with Test Valley Golf Club with a variety of fundraisers.

Basepoint have so far match funded a total of nearly £7,000 since April 2017

Lucy Middleton, Basepoint centre manager, said: "We are so pleased to be offering the £10,000 total funding from April 2017 to March 2018. The money raised is match funded through Basepoint and it is great to contribute to such a critical support service for young people in the local area."

Andover Young Carers provide support and respite for young people with caring responsibilities, to share their issues and common experiences so that they are free to positive life choices.

For further information and to donate to Andover Young Carers please visit: https://www.justgiving.com/andoveryoungcarers