Fundraising for Charities

Nailsworth Rotary Club arranges many fundraising events each year and the funds raised in recent years have helped a wide range of organisations.

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Nailsworth Rotary Easter 2019 Trolley Dash 

Great Fun with the Trolley Dash on Sunday 14th April. Min Hogg from Rockness, Nailsworth, was the lucky winner of goods to the value of £250 at Morrisons. The dash was a family event in more ways than one. Min is having a significant birthday this week, and has just celebrated the birth of a baby granddaughter, not to mention a raft of family birthdays. Congratulations to Min and all the family, enjoy your wonderful week! The Trolley Dash raised money for local and national charities, and has been an annual event for several years.

Discover the Artist

How easy do you think it is to spot paintings or drawings produced by established or up-and-coming artists? Well, in August 2018 we held a charity art sale in Stroud where all of the original artworks were on sale for only £40 each. This event was entitled Discover The Artists and it raised over £7,000 for local arts charities and other Rotary charities. This successful event will be held again, in August 2020, at the Stroud Subscription Rooms.

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Nailsworth Rotary Club arranges many fundraising events each year as well as responding to emergency situations such as the Nepal earthquakes with local collections.

Funds raised in recent years have helped a wide range of organisations.

Local and National Charities

The Great Western Air Ambulance, The Stroke Association, Nailsworth Youth Club, Stroud Food Bank, Local Defibrillator Project, Nailsworth Subscription Rooms, Meningitis Trust, Stroud Choral Society, Save the Children, Gloucestershire Carers, Hope for Tomorrow, St John's Ambulance, Cavell Nurses Trus, Stroud Valleys Project, Stroud Court Community Trust, The Arkell Centre an Julilee Sailing Trust.

International Charities

Shelterbox, Phillipines Community Fund, Nailsworth's Tanzanian Vumilia Village Link, End Polio Now, Shoebox Scheme, Chernobyl Childrens Lifeline and Friends of Buburi.

Fundraising Activities

Recent fundraising activities involving Nailsworth Rotary Club include:

Five Valleys Firework Display

Wow — our 2018 event was another amazing night! The weather was very good, and the-show goes from strength to strength every year. This takes three Rotary clubs, 100 volunteers from the area and the magic of an award-winning Firework display team to make this one of the very best — anywhere.