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UPDATE ON RISE AGAINST HUNGER MEAL PACK EVENT

SATURDAY 13 APRIL 2019 CARTMEL PRIORY SCHOOL

 

Our 11 July Presentation Meeting was excellent and well attended by representatives from 24 Clubs in the District. For those Clubs that were unable to attend, and for a refresher for those that did, the speakers Eric and Irene’s Warrington Meal Pack video and slides as well as lots of relevant information is also available on both the RIBI District 1190 Website and the Rise Against Hunger Website through the links that follow at t he bottom of this item.

During August we hope you will have the opportunity to discuss the project within your Club. Whilst Grange Rotary are happy to take the lead and host the Meal Pack, it will not succeed without the teamwork, volunteers and financial support of the Clubs in the District. As you know, Mary Bradley, our DG, is fully behind the project and wants us all to “Be Inspired”

We are hoping that by September enough clubs will pledge £500 to the project, to enable us to confirm that the Meal Pack can go ahead.

If you have any queries that have not been answered from the information on the websites, please contact Mike and Linda at mikeb3@btinternet.com.

We will be back in touch with you by mid September.

To watch the video of the RAH event run by the Bolton and Warrington clubs, you can access through the following link.

http://www.rotary-ribi.org/districts/page.php?PgID=682634&DistrictNo=1190&Mp=680171&DistrictNo=1190&Mp=680171


The BBC news video can be seen here.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1nkcinJfor3rc1P6z1bwNr1w-Q1P5ns4-


This is another video about the project which is worth watching

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1QH42s_CcW3BEWvS175mqCBl3j7nc9ei7


The following linkwill take you to Rise Against Hunger's own website.

https://www.riseagainsthunger.org/


We have a Power-Point presentation which is over 430 mbts in size so is unsuitable to be available here but if you really want to see it please email me at:- IT@grange-rotary.club.


LATEST INFORMATION AT THE 19th August XX18. 

We now have a solid commitment of financial support from the following clubs :

Accrington,   £500.00; Kendal,  £500.00; Lytham, £500.00; Penrith, £500.00; Preston Amounderness, £500.00; St. Anne's,  500.00 which ,  together with £100.00 from the Mayor of Grange-over-Sands and a promise of £300.00 from Carlisle South amounts to £3,400.00.  We therefore still have a long way to go to raise the £15,000.00 or so required but we are still awaiting contact from the other 60 or so clubs in District 1190.

We therefore need everyone reading this to pass the word around that we need pledges of financial and physical presence on the day to help pack the food on the day. 

LATEST INFORMATION AT THE 23rd AUGUST XX18. 

We now know of several other local clubs that cannot assist us due to their existing commitments which is perfectly understandable but it does increase the need for as much help as is available from the remaining clubs in the District. 

Update 20th September 2018 

We have reached the £10 000 mark of pledges and our Club Council has moved the project from feasibility status total GO.

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