Charity Awards Evening

Wed 21st March 2018

Each year the Marlow Thames Club makes donations to a range of local charities. This year's beneficiaries who came to a gala evening at Flackwell Heath Golf Club are listed below

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Marlow Opportunity Playgroup (£1,500 per year for three years)

Marlow Opportunity Playgroup offers a secure, relaxed and happy environment where pre-school children with additional needs learn through structured play and exploration.  Irrespective of their differences, children's individuality is valued and nurtured in order for them to achieve their potential, within a parent-involved setting.
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Aquabox (£1,000)

Aquaboxes take water filters and emergency supplies around the world, giving the gift of life to families and communities
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Sepsis Trust (£775)

Every year in the UK there are 150,000 cases of Sepsis, resulting in a staggering 44,000 deaths – more than bowel, breast and prostate cancer combined.  The UK Sepsis Trust (UKST) was established as a charity in 2012 with the objective of saving 12,500 lives every year. It is committed to changing the way the NHS deals with Sepsis, to increasing public awareness and supporting those affected by Sepsis. Every penny donated is valuable in helping achieve our goals.  Together we can help to mend Sepsis.
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Thames Valley Air Ambulance (£1,100)

We provide life-saving medical care across Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Each day, an average of three people will find themselves in a life-threatening situation that requires urgent, high-quality medical treatment.

It costs £2.2 million to keep us flying per year. When you or your loved one’s life is at risk we will deliver unique life-saving service to you wherever and whenever you need it.

We receive no Government funding and are not supported by the National Lottery. Your support will help keep us flying night and day, 365 days a year, and we are able to deliver our unique life-saving service to patients where and when it is most needed.
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Scout camp site refurbishment (£500)

Funding towards the replacement of toilets at Pheasants Hill district campsite

Accessible Boat Trust (£725)

Based at Bisham Abbey Sailing School the club provides training in boats of all descriptions for disabled children. This grant will help to improve the pontoon making the wheelchair access safer.
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Rivertime Boat Trust (£500)

The charity takes young disadvantaged children and elderly persons for river trips on the River Thames
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One Can Trust (£700)

One Can Trust operates a foodbank based in High Wycombe, serving the town and South Buckinghamshire. Growing quickly to address a growing crisis of food poverty it collects over £150,000 worth of food every year from all over the community. The volunteers sort it, store it and create food parcels that have fed well over 20,000 adults and children.
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Wycombe Homeless Connection (£950)

This charity with which the Club has an association and is proud to have supported previously, helps rebuild lives and “fight injustice” by supporting individuals and families in High Wycombe who are dealing with the problems associated with homelessness. Helping homeless people find a way forward
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Forest Bridge School (£550)

A special free school, in Maidenhead, catering for children and young people with a primary diagnosis of autism. When it moves to its new site it will cater for 96 children. This money will go towards providing a defibrillator on site.
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Horizon Sports Club(£375)

Horizon is a registered charity which provides a unique after-school sports club for children and young people with disabilities, living in South Buckinghamshire. We give our members the opportunity to develop both physically and socially through the enjoyment of sport.
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Headway South Bucks (Bourne End) (£750)

Headway South Bucks cares for people who have acquired a brain injury whether through sporting or work accidents, road traffic accidents, assault, illness or disease.
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Macmillan Nurses (£900)

At Macmillan, we know how a cancer diagnosis can affect everything. So we’re here to support you and help you take back some control in your life. From help with money worries and advice about work, to someone who’ll listen if you just want to talk, we’re here.
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Duty Officers: Lucy Alderton, Dermot Kelly