Alan Lewis, Chief Executive LCVS
and United Way, the international umbrella organisation LCVS
is part of, said: "We have been working really hard in the build up to the opening of the building and it is great that the occasion was marked by a Royal visit.
Commissioned by LCVS
(Liverpool Charity and Voluntary Services), the report shows that, as well as its economic input, the sector employs more than 24,000 people and consists of around 8,600 different organisations.
She added: "Events like this are important for LCVS
as they capture the imagination and bring people together in the name of charity.
This initiative is being supported by the Tuebrook/West Derby Sure Start, local schools and LCVS
Alan Lewis, head of LCVS
, added: "The consequence will not only be uncertainty for voluntary sector organisations, but also for the thousands of local people who use and rely on their services.
Steve Long, the new chief executive of LCVS
, said: "Our priority is to bring people together for positive change in communities and we will continue to develop innovatory opportunities for individuals and groups in Liverpool.
Steve Long, the new Chief Executive at LCVS
I United Way said: "The vision of MSCA and two years support from Liverpool City Council, Riverside, Comtechsa and LCVS
/ United Way has secured this major investment.
It works alongside the city's Decade of Health and Wellbeing celebrations, supported by Liverpool Primary Care Trust (PCT), Liverpool Mutual Homes, LCVS
, the Merseyside Athletics Network and Liverpool council.
Archbishop Patrick Kelly said: "Through serving as the chair of Nugent Care and working with many other charities, I have been privileged to become ever more aware of LCVS
and its good work.
philanthropy development manager Clare Beavan said: "Faith plays a vital part in many people's lives.
Clare Beavan, of LCVS
, said: "The teams can consist of colleagues, sports teams, community groups, groups of friends - the competition is open to all.
thank for the Tree and Can I thank Angie and all her staff at Walton Lifestyles, Alsop high school for allowing us to use their car park, Geoff Jackson and his team at Alt Valley LCVS
, Walton Youth Project, Dee and Carol from Walton Village Residents Assc, LMH and LHT Barbara for all the time and effort you put into it, you are our County hero and finally all the people who turned out for it.