Recent Donations

Donations made by the club during the Rotary year 2016 - 17

Community Services Chair Mike Bentley presenting a cheque to Ely Foodbank

Our accounts for the Rotary Year 2016 - 17 have now been finalised and listed below are the major donations we have made during that year to local charities and good causes

   East Anglian Childrens Hospice (EACH)            £1500

   Marie Curie                                                          £1000

   Manchester Bombing Fund                                  £1000

   Centre 33                                                               £500 

  The Ely Triathlon and the Ely Foodbank rec'd        £300

In addition we spent almost £2000 taking the disabled children and their carers from Highfield School for a day out at Wicksteed Theme Park and almost £600 each on dictionaries for primary school children and the Rotary Young leaders Course

There were several other smaller donations and, in total, we donated over  £8,000 to these causes


We also donated nearly £2000 to Rotary's own Foundation Charity the main object of this being the campaign to end Polio worldwide which has almost achieved its objectives with only 3 countries still affected.

Lastly we contributed £600 to disaster relief in several third world countries

All in all quite a good effort for the year !