Fundraising

Chairman: Les Rushbury
Members:
Alper Ozturk
Charlie Erskine
Mansoor Ghatineh
Jack Ingram
David Kilvington
Robert Pritt
Jim Stevens

HANDS Fair on Twickenham Green 31 May 2016

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Zippo's Circus Collection

more Our thanks to Zippo's Circus and especially Martin Burton, owner and founder, for offering to sponsor our collections at this year's Circus on Twickenham Green

2019 HANDS Fair with plants and books for sale and a PR Stand

TuT at Hands Fair

more TuTRotary had three stalls this year at HANDS Fair on Twickenham Green, selling plants, books and this year we also had a publicity stand. Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make this year such a great success.

Father Christmas on his rounds

Christmas collections 2020

more Father Christmas and his helpers were unable to do their usual Christmas visits around the streets of Twickenham and Whitton this December due to the COVID 19 restrictions. Roll on 2021

Gordon Peel bowls, President Jim and others look on.

World's Greatest Meal - Skittles evening

more This event raised funds for the End Polio Now campaign. The meal was limited to sandwiches during a break in the skittles competition. £600 was raised, which is is expect to be increased to £1800 through the generosity of the Bill Gates Foundation.

Walking the Dome for End Polio Now campaign - February 2015

more David Squires, Paul Kershaw and Margaret Gilroy-Smith walked over the roof of the Millennium Dome to celebrate 110 years of Rotary and to support the End Polio Now campaign and raised over �1,000 by sponsorship

Jim Stevens, Club President 2014-2015 with the painting 'Sanctuary'

Local artist raffles for Nepal

more Lee Campbell, who has a studio on EelPie island gave us one of her paintings for a raffle prize to enable us to raise money for our Nepal project.

The meal is rarely frugal and this year was no exception, with a super meal provided by David and Claire in their lovely garden

Fellowship evening 2016 at David Kilvington

more Originally known as the Frugal meal, this is an annual event taking place at a member's home.

Rugby fans donate for Nepal

more Following news of the devastating earthquake in Nepal the club decided to start collecting for a sustainable reconstruction project.

Father Christmas and his sleigh 2020

more This year Father Christmas and the elves of Twickenham upon Thames Rotary Club did not tour the streets of Whitton, Twickenham, St Margaret's and Strawberry Hill with the sleigh due to COVIB 19

Club members Jim Stevens and Grace Gibbs helping customers

HANDS Fair 31 May 2016

more A successful fundraising day on Twickenham Green selling plants to eager gardeners

Rotary Foundation fellowship evening 24 July 2012

more The theme this year was Nepalese and Binod Amatya and his family provided a splended Nepalese spread which enabled us to raise a substantial proportion of our target for giving this year to the Rotary Foundation, Rotary's international charity fund.

Hands Fair June 2012

HANDS Fair – Twickenham Green 2012

more A real Diamond Jubilee atmosphere or this Bank Holiday charity fair on 4 June. Our plant and book stalls were as successful as ever and raised over £2000 for our Rotary charities and projects

Christmas collections 2012

more Our street collections were very successful this year thanks to the great generosity of local residents who donated over 7,000 pounds for Rorary charities.

Strawberry Hill Music and Fun Day 22 July 2012

more Club members manned a stall selling cool and refreshing drinks at this extremely well-attended event held in the grounds of Strawberry Hill House on 3 June 2012

TuT Rotary Club sold Easter chicks for Nepal School project

Easter Chicks sold to raise funds for Nepal

more The ladies of the Knitting Bee knitted 50 chicks and raised £112 for the Club's project to equip 10 schools in Nepal

HANDS Fair Twickenham Green 4 June 2012

more One of our major fundraising events of the year was on Twickenham Green on 4 June 2012, the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday. Our plant sales raised around 2000 pounds for Rotary charities and projects.

Christmas street collections 2015

more Father christmas and his helpers hit the streets in the last couple of weeks of 2015, spreading goodwill (and chocolates) and collecting for local charities.

The lull before the storm. The mulled wine stall being prepared for the expected rush later in the evening.

Fireworks and mulled wine

more On 5 November the club set up its mulled wine stall, as it has done for many years, to sell its specially prepared brew to all the thousands of spectators who arrive for the spectacular firework display. This is always a major fund raising event.

Father Christmas (Les Rushbury) looking forward to another Yo Ho Ho!  evening.

Christmas street visits and collections

more Father Chrismas in his sleigh, accompanied by his busy helpers, travelled the local streets exuding good cheer and chocolates and gratefully receiving donations. Around �6,500 was raised for the charities we will be supporting during 2012.

St Margarets Fair July 2011

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Some of Santa's helpers

Father Christmas visits our local streets

more Between the 12th and the 21st December club members went out on most evenings or manned static sites at Sainsbury�s St Clair and Whitton High Street during the day to ask help in funding the work that we do in the community.

May Fair plant sale 31 May 2010

more At the HANDS charity fair on Twickenham Green on Bank Holiday Monday the club raised over £2500 by selling a wide variety of plants.

Major charity support June 2010

more In June 2010 some of our club members participated in large national fund raising events for the British Heart Fondation and Kidney Research raising over £2,000 for the two charities.

In spite of difficult weather conditions Father Christmas and his loyal helpers managed to visit many chidren of the local area and collected over £4000 for Rotary charities.

Christmas collections December 2010

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HANDS Fair Twickenham Green 25 May 2009

more Almost all club members were involved in growing,nuturing and selling plants at the charity fair on Bank Holiday Monday. The book and record stall was also successful this year.

Father Christmas street collections December 2009

more This year's Christmas collections for Rotary charities raised over £5,800 and the club is really grateful to all those who contributed.

Collecting for Marie Curie Feb/March 2008

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HANDS Fair Twickenham Green 29 May 2008

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HANDS Fair May 2006

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St Margaret's Fair 2006

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