Completed meetings and events 2022-2023

We were raising money for Nightstop  https://bradfordnightstop.org.uk/and the Gambian School Trust https://www.gambianschools.org/.  A great event, well done everyone who made it happen.

Thu 15th September 2022 Bronte's Bradford Treasure Hunt

President Tess had put together an amazing Treasure Hunt around Bradford City Centre which led us to places we had never seem before!! When we had finished Rotarian Juli and a band of helpers made a delicious meal for us all.
If you live outside the area and want to join the challenge and support your own local Food pantries and projects please get in touch for a Challenge Pack  #FoodforHealthnotWealth #sustainablefoodsystems #DignitynotCharity #financialinclusion

Thu 1st September 2022 FoodChallenge22

Could you take our food Challenge in September? Work out what you usually spend on your weekly food shop, then try to live on £22.00 and donate the difference to support food projects in Leeds and Bradford.

Thu 18th August 2022 #25 Soup

Bradford Community Soup #25 will be an IN PERSON event on 18th Aug 2022. (Bradfordsoup.org.uk for more details) We are hosting the event in our usual venue – The Storehouse, 116 Caledonia Street, Bradford BD4 7BQ
Amazingly there was a 3 way tie between Bev for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Scheme, Noreen for Neesie and Christina for the Children's Literature Festivals.  Well done everyone.

Thu 18th August 2022 Results are in from the #25 Community Soup

70 organisations supported with a small amount of seed funding, have made connections, grown their networks, gained support, donation of goods, volunteer hours, mentoring and more which continues after they have made their "pitch" at the Soup,
President Tess, Farzana from One in a Million Free School,  Noor-ul-haya from Belle Vue Girls’ Academy and Rosemary their RYLA mentor.  Well done you two, you are both brilliant, a great achievement and we hope to see you again soon.

Thu 18th August 2022 RYLA Girls Return

Great to see our RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) candidates return to tell us all about their amazing experience at Hebden Hey,
President Tess thanking everyone for their hard work.

Sun 14th August 2022 Afternoon Tea

First fundraiser of the year and we had a great get together at Shaw House Bradford where Juli and team served us all a delicious afternoon tea with fizz if we so wished. The event was to raise money for Nightstop and the Gambian School Trust.
Noreen is the Director and founder of Neesie, founded in 2016,  which aims to support single mothers and their children to grow independently and create better lives for themselves.  We are overjoyed that you have decided to join us Noreen.

Thu 11th August 2022 Induction of New Member

On Thursday we were delighted to welcome Noreen Khan to the family of Rotary. Many of us have known Noreen for a number of years and she has been to talk to the club on a couple of occasions.

Sun 7th August 2022 Top o' Town Clean up

We have just had our Top o' Town clean up and planning meeting with our environmental group with some VERY good ideas forming, more to come later. Picture shows President Tess getting her back into clearing the pavement next to Shaw House.
We have known Hilary and Steve for many years and President Tess is supporting them as she did when she was President 11 years ago.

Thu 21st July 2022 Gambia School Trust

We are hoping to raise enough money to build a new classroom and we are applying for a Foundation grant in order to furnish and equip the new classroom.

Thu 14th July 2022 New RYLA Candidates

This year we are lucky enough to have two RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) students, Farzana from One in a Million Free School and Noor-ul-haya from Belle Vue Girls' Academy who will be going for their week long course at Hebden Hey, Hebden Bridge.
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