Community Service

The club's local contribution

The Rotary Club  (RCNM) serves the New Malden community through donations to local charities, participation in local events, working through RCNM's Youth Services committee with local schools and other organisations, and by engagement with bodies affecting local development.

In 2017/18 RCNM supported the following local charities:

21&Co
– support in South West London and Surrey for children with Down's syndrome and their families

Kingston Hospital Charity - dementia care unit


Kingston Community Neuro Rehabilitation Team at Hollyfield Road, Surbiton

Kingston Mencap


Kingston Mayor's Appeal – Love Kingston

Christmas donations via New Malden churches

Kingston Food Bank


Fircroft Trust, Surbiton – services for adults with mental health issues and learning difficulties

Staywell
– support for the elderly in South West London

Refugee Action Kingston

Korean British Cultural Exchange


2018/19 so far includes:

Prostate Cancer UK


Momentum
– children's cancer charity based in Kingston, funds raised by the New Malden Opera Gala on 22nd September

Kingston Mayor's Appeal – support for Kingston Samaritans, Creative Youth and Kingston Race and Equalities Council

Refugee Action Kingston


Local events in which RCNM participates include:

Malden Community Farmers' Market - representatives man a stall on the High Street

Malden Fortnight
– members take part in the grand parade and man a stall in the High Street a week later on the craft day

Turning on the Christmas Lights – RCNM raises funds for the lights from local businesses, provides a Father Christmas, transports the mayor on its Rudolf float, and switches on the lights as the mayor passes along the High Street to St George's Square. 

Remembrance Day Service

Passion Play project – RCNM is represented at meetings planning this event for 2019

Kingston Korean Harvest Festival

Kingston Dragon Boat Challenge - organised by Kingston Rotary Club

Surbiton Festival - organised by Surbiton Rotary Club


Bodies with which RCNM interacts include:

Kingston Council – recent examples being the Cocks Crescent development including the Malden Centre and the proposed redevelopment of the Fountain roundabout.

New Malden Residents' Association

Maldens & Coombe Heritage Society


Press outlets such as Malden's Village Voice and Radio Jackie

 



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