Details of the Charitable Donations made by the Cheltenham North Rotary Club
Rotary Club of Cheltenham North Charitable Donations
Presentation to Cheltenham YMCA August 2019
A presentation was made to Cheltenham YMCA of five computers for usage at the centre.
Present were David Wallace, Chief Executive of the YMCA and his
PA Karen Westlake.
The presentation was made by member Nigel Gilhead who was accompanied by Club President Michael Rouse.
Donation to Prostate Cancer UK August 2019
At our Club meeting on the 19th August Michele Parr, on behalf of Prostate Cancer UK , was presented with a cheque for £5500.
This sum represented 50% of the proceeds raised from the Wine Festival organised by Cheltenham North which took place at Pittville Pump Rooms in April 2019.
John Parr was previously a member of Cheltenham North Rotary Club and was instrumental in getting this annual event off the ground.
August 2019 Donation to “School in the Bag”
At our meeting on the 1st August a very informative presentation was given by Liz Foy of the Charity “School in the Bag”
The Cheltenham Rotary Club had previously provided funds for the supply of bags to the Children in Nepal and Liz explained the process with pictures and her own experience during her visit.
At the conclusion Liz was presented with a cheque for £1000 to cover the supply of further bags for the new school arrivals.
At the Handover meeting on the 4th July 2019 Outgoing President Beth Phillip advised that her chosen charities would receive the following from the Club Charity account.
Retina UK - £11,000; Star Centre - £3,000 and LINC - £3,000 Gloucershire Young Carers £3000
Details of other donations to follow shortly
During 2017/18 our Club made Charitable Donations of over £20000 to both local and internation causes.
A selection of these are as follows;
Gloucestershire Young Carers
School in the Bag
The Willow Trust
Sue Ryder Hospice
MARCH 2018 GLOUCESTERSHIRE YOUNG CARERS DONATION
A cheque for £2,500 was presented to Gloucestershire Young Carers from the Club
May 2018 Cheque presentation to Sue Ryder – 8 May
President Steve Wood and our treasurer , John Smith, presented a cheque for £6,000 to Sue Ryder as proceeds from the Wine Festival.
In the previous Rotary year 2016/17 the Club made over £30000 charitable donations to worth-while causes both locally and internationally
A selection of the recipients during 2016/17 are as follows;
CCP Hamper Scamper.
End Polio Now.
Gloucestershire Growlers Visually Impaired County Cricket Club .
Holst Birthplace Museum.
Leckhampton Primary School Music Dept.
School in a Bag.