Our International committee is responsible for organising our links internationally and in particular for fundraising for charitable work outside the UK.
Examples of our recent activities are:
We organised a bucket collection very rapidly after typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines and were able to raise money and send it off quickly.
We raised a substantial sum to support the Rotary campaign to eliminate polio world-wide.
We are supporting a charity which supplies anti-malaria nets for Tanzania.
We support a charity which gives emergency relief after international disasters (Shelterbox).
We have 40-year-old link to a French Rotary club in Chatellerault which is a good example of the strength of Rotary's international links. Each year we organise a trip either to France or the UK and we have a Student Bursary Project with our twin club, for exchange of students to improve their language skills.
We also support a medical student in South Africa who would otherwise not have the funds to go to university.
more The Club dispatched 96 shoeboxes to be sent to disadvantaged children in Eastern Europe,
more About 110 people enjoyed good company and food at the Hotel Du Vin, Cheltenham, raising £1000 for Kidasha.
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more Notes of presentation by Victoria Hayman on 15 September 2015
more Garden party and Hog Roast on Saturday 1 August
more Gloucestershire Echo's article on on our recent fundraising efforts. We have raised Â£5,000 from the collections on 1 May which has been paid to the Appeal. Many thanks to the generosity of the Cheltenham public and to our volunteers.
more Cheltenham Races fundraising