The Mayor of Trowbridge, Councillor David Cavill has announced that his chosen charity for the mayoral year, 2019-2020, is Ruksak45218, which aims to combat childhood poverty by providing backpacks filled with essential items donated by the public. The Mayor hopes to help the charity reach their goal of ‘encouraging potential in the youth of today who are the adults of tomorrow’. Charity founder Rory Donaldson said “Ruksak45218 are delighted to have been chosen. We firmly believe in the potential of each and every young person and will work with young people, aged 5 to 18 and their families, to ensure no-one goes without these essentials in life.”