Money's distributed 2009 - 2010

Wed, Apr 28th 2010 at 12:00 am -

Here is a list of who we have supported so far in this Rotary year


Local and national charities

Megan Baker House http://www.meganbakerhouse.org.uk/index.php

Powys Young carers http://powyscarers.org.uk/

Radnorshire Healthy Friendships http://www.radnorshirehealthyfriendships.org/

East Radnor Day Centre - Based in Presteigne this is a registered charity providing day care and support for elderly and vulnerable adult members of the community. There is no website but contact: Vicki Ball 01544 260267 for further information

Midlands Air Ambulance - http://www.midlandsairambulance.com/

Wales Air Ambulance - http://www.walesairambulance.com/

Royal British Legions - President Cathy represented the Rotary Club on Rememberance day and laid a wreath at the war memorial in Knighton 

International charities

Polio Eradication " Thanks for life campaign" - The eradication of polio has been an aim of Rotary worldwide since 1985 and there are only 4 countries that still have cases of  this debilitating disease.  With the continued support of Rotarians, friends of Rotary, the Bill Gates Foundation, WHO and Unicef  this disease will one day be like small pox - history! http://www.ribi.org/thanks-for-life 

Leonard Cheshire International - This charity works with over 250 independently managed disability organisations in 54 countries to provide support in a wide range of areasSee more at  http://www.lcint.org/?lid=3044

SEED -  This charity sponsors young people in Tanzania to allow them to attend school. We donated money following a fire in the living accomodation of one of the schools which killed 3children.  The living quarters are now fully refurnished and the students have settled back to normal school life. http://www.s-e-e-d.org.uk/  

DebRA - this charity supports families of children, both in the country and overseas, who have  epidermolysis bullosa. It also funds research into a cure for this very nasty and debilitating skin condition http://www.debra.org.uk/

Action Aid - we sponsor an Indian child called Babulal Durua through Action Aid and get regular updates as to his progress in learning English and his life on his fathers farm.

Buy a Goat prize - Once a year we donate an ethical prize to a raffle at one of our larger fundraising  events. This year it was a goat at our 60's night, won by a lucky ( though rather bemused ) Robert Wells! 

Rotary Shelter Box - this is the major way our Rotary Club supports disaster relief across the world. Every box supplies living accomodation and emergency supplies for 10 people and can be distributed to any country in need within days from warehouses in Cornwall and Australia.  http://www.shelterbox.org/ 

Supporting young people

Rotary Kids Out Day - held on June 9th this year when we will be sending 30 young  people with special  needs, and their carers,to West Midlands Safari Park for a special day out.  http://www.ribi.org/events/calendar-of-events/kidsOut-day-2010 and see more about the Kids Out charity at http://www.kidsout.org.uk/events

Rotary Young Chef - This year's winner 13 year old Hope Robson from Bishop's Castle Community College went onto the next round in Llandovery and performed very well. http://www.ribi.org/youth/competitions/rotary-young-chef

Rotary Young Musician - 14 year old violinist Conor Gricmanis one this year's competition and went on the be runner up in the next round held in Bryn Mawr.  He is keen to win next year! http://www.ribi.org/youth/competitions/rotary-young-musician

Welsh Disabled Sports Competition held in Cwmbran every year

Supporting chosen individuals

Hannah Allaway - a talented young harpist, whose family has supported us in the past, who we have supported in her endeavours to further her music education.

Stephanie Forde - we have donated some money to this young army cadet who wishes to help a community in Peru become self sufficient by planting hawango trees and helping in other as well as completing her Gold Duke of Edinburgh award. You can find out more about the  Army Cadet Force at  http://www.armycadets.com/county/gwentpowys/home/

Georgina Evans - our Rotary Club is sponsoring Georgie on a New Generations Youth Exchange to a Equestrian Establishment in Pretoria for 6 weeks work experience.  Find out more about Rotary's Youth Exchange Programmes at http://www.youthribi.org/  

 

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