Christmas Can Collection 2012
Information on our December Collection
Our annual Christmas Can Collection was held during December when we collected donations of foods in cans, jars or bottles, for subsequent distribution through The Salvation Army and FareShare North East to those in need in the area.
We would again like to acknowledge the support of the local community and are grateful to those householders in the following locations who contributed to this seasonal project:-
John F Kennedy Estate
The Generals Wood
High Generals Wood
Our appreciation also goes to those individuals from outside these areas who kindly made donations.
All items have now been delivered to The Salvation Army and FareShare North East.
Michael Shields (centre) of FareShare North East takes delivery
of part of our can collection from Fidelma de Faoite and Rob Blair
Seasons Greetings from us all here at the Rotary Club of Washington Forge.
Know Your Blood Pressure Event - October 2017
We again supported this Rotary/Stroke Association initiative by offering free blood pressure checks and advice in The Galleries, Washington.details
Keeping Washington Tidy
Throughout the year, our members are supporting local environmental groups in their efforts to keep our community area clean and tidy.details
Charity Swimathon 2017
This year's Swimathon was held again at the 'Everyone Active' Washington Leisure Centre. This year our headline charitable cause was 'T1KZ' - assisting children, young people and families living with Type 1 diabetes in the North Eastdetails
'Food for Christmas Appeal 2016'
We are running our annual appeal again this year and will be collecting food in the Washington area for distribution through The Salvation Army to families in need.details
Charity Swimathon 2016
Our second Swimathon was held at the 'Everyone Active' Washington Leisure Centre.details
Dictionaries 4 Life
Year 6 pupils at Usworth Colliery Primary School presented with 'Dictionaries 4 Life'.details
'Know Your Blood Pressure' Day
We offered free blood pressure checks to the public in The Galleries, Washington. This is to help people understand the link between high blood pressure and strokes and how to reduce the risk. Photo: Rotarians Rob Blair and Dr Mathew Thomasdetails
Food For Christmas Appeal 2014
This year we were again collecting foodstuffs in the Washington area for distribution through The Salvation Army to families in need.details
Washington Village Christmas Festival
Washington Village Christmas Festival took place on Saturday 29th November along Spout Lane - between 1pm and 5pmdetails
'Enterprise Week' at Usworth Colliery Primary School
School holds it's 'Enterprise Week' in July.details
Air Cadets Welcome Top Brass
2214 (Usworth) Air Cadets provided with musical instruments through Rotary Foundation grantdetails
Usworth Colliery Primary School 'Enterprise Week'
School initiative supported by Rotary and ASDAdetails
Washington Heritage Festival 2012
The Mayor of Sunderland, Councillor Iain Kay, visits our displaydetails
'Charity Race Night'
In support of Marie Curie Cancer Care & the Great North Air Ambulance. Venue - the North Biddick Social Club, Bonemill Lane, Washington.details