How we spent the money raised last year

The generous giving by the people of Wigan meant Rotary could help many groups of people


   

      THE ROTARY CLUB OF WIGAN

 

   

     WHAT WE ACHIEVED IN 2017/18

 

             

The Club's money raising efforts achieved over £20000 for donations to various causes both in the UK and Overseas

         

Over £14000 was raised through the Christmas Float collections + £2000 in Gift Aid

The main beneficiaries of the monies raised were:

   

UK

           

Mayor of Manchester Homeless Appeal

   

100

Derian House Children's Hospice

   

300

Wigan LCT Jazz Festival

     

400

Trees for local park project

     

260

St Anne's Parent and Toddler Group

   

75

Wigan Council Music Festival

     

400

Bolton Dementia Support Group

     

250

Bolton Sailability

       

50

Young Carers' Outing

       

400

Sunshine House

       

150

O'Neil Music Bursary Concert

     

400

Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal

   

75

The Brick [Homeless People]

     

400

Wigan and Leigh Hospice

     

300

Whitley Play Group

       

75

Wigan Mayor's Charity Appeal Fund

   

250

Fur Clempt

       

300

Age UK [Wigan]

       

300

             

Wigan Cosmos FC

   

* Dragons Den

500

Greenslate Community Farm

 

*

 

500

Clifton Street Community centre

 

*

 

500

Highfield Rangers under 9s

 

*

 

500

Create Sparks - Art at the Mill

 

*

 

500

True Levellers Community Samba Band

*

 

500

Respite, Wigan Training Activities

*

 

500

Wigan M&S Therapy Centre

 

*

 

500

       

*

   

       

Total at Home

8485

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OVERSEAS

 

     

£

Excellent Development Ltd

   

400

Light Education Development

   

300

Literacy in a Box

     

500

Guildford Rotary Eye Project

   

300

Gurkha Welfare Trust

     

500

Joe Homan Charity

     

700

Shelter Box

     

600

Shoe Boxes

     

500

Rotary Foundation

     

957

Rotary Foundation - late payment

 

1180

Tippy Tap via CAFOD

   

400

Polio Plus

 

 

   

500

     

Total Overseas

6837