CHARITY NEWS THE LATEST FROM THE WHEELCHAIR FOUNDATION

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THANKS FROM THE WHEELCHAIR FOUNDATION

HELPING "BUTTERFLIES" FLY 28th.March 2018
The members were delighted to receive a card from the Wheelchair Foundation UK thanking them for their donation of two wheelchairs for Botswana. Our interest in this deserving cause was raised a few years ago by a District Conference talk on the subject. It ended with a poignant quote from a young recipient who expressed his delight with his newfound mobility in the wonderful phrase “Yesterday I was a maggot crawling on the ground. Today I am a butterfly”. No one in that Rotary District audience could forget the chance appearance of a butterfly flying across the room. Since then our Club have regular donated at least two chairs per year based on our Christmas Card donations.

For more Charity details see their website at www.wheelchairfoundation.org