Our club raises money and spends it where needed,
on behalf of our community.
With the exception of an annual donation to the Rotary Foundation charity, the disposition of all funds raised is decided solely by club members. Ad-hoc payments may be made in cases of hardship or need, in a variety of circumstances. We have supported the life saving charity Shelterbox for many years, but we are always open to consider new ideas for helping other causes.
This July, the islands' Rotary Club invited doctors from the St. Mary's Health Centre to join them at their dinner meeting in order to present them with a cheque to pay for specialist equipment to assist in Stroke Prevention here on Scilly. In thanking the club Dr John Garman said that the equipment purchased would greatly increase the medical team's ability to detect and predetermine critical conditions such as heart attack and stroke.
We make most of our income by the provision of services and activities which we hope will be useful or enjoyable and considered value for money in their own right. A number of generous individuals have made personal donations too, some through their own fund raising activities. You might see our collection boxes in strategic places at times of national or international disaster, many thousands of pounds have been raised like this.
Please click the 'what we do' tab above for more information about the following:
Shelter Box - Read all about our special "Shelter Box Day" held on 5th July 2015.
The Rotary Phone Book is re-issued every three years or so. The latest one is being compiled now and is hoped to be available mid-2016..
Push type Wheelchairs are available to hire for short or long term use by residents and visitors alike.
We have large and small Bouncy Castles for hire.
Family Fun Days Our next Fun Day will be on Sunday 29th May 2016, when, in conjunction with the ladies of Inner Wheel, we hope to raise significant funds for various charities.
Other Activities will be advertised on this site and elsewhere.
Inner Wheel is a registered charity with similar aims to Rotary and the Isles of Scilly Club is organised by a group of local ladies.
Aid for Romania The Club collected and dispatched furniture and clothing for Romania.
Mock Interviews for School Students - a report on this year's initiative.
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