Charitable Giving

Charitable donations made by the Club

Royal Wootton Bassett Rotary Clubs have raised £30,000 and spent 1000s of hours helping local, national and international causes over the last 12 months. 

Thank you so much to everyone that has helped us by both volunteering and donating.

Key Rotary Fund Raising activities include Xmas Sleigh, Charity Shop, Metal Detectorist Rally, Car Boot Sales, Shoe Boxes and RWB Town Calendar.

Donation Request Form

Club Donations Policy 

Our charity donations include:

GWH Brighter Futures Radiotherapy Appeal
Wiltshire Air Ambulance
Army Benevolent Fund
End Polio Now
Prospect Hospice
The Stroke Association
MacMillan Nurses
RWB Museum
Lavela Pre-school, South Africa
Help 4 Heroes
Shelter Boxes and Aqua Boxes
Rise Against Hunger
…and many other local causes

Our community service includes:

Young talent & skills development
- Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
- Rotary Youth Challenge
- Rotary Youth Speaks
- Junior Quiz
- Junior Technology Tournament
- Young photographer

Wiltshire Life Education Centre 
St Bartholomew’s school Rota Kids
RWB Men’s Shed
RWB Community Cinema
Christmas Charity Meal

Charitable Giving sub-pages:

Douglas Batchelor of the Bobby Van Trust with club President Linda Locke

Donation to the Bobby Van Trust

more 15th May 2023: Douglas Batchelor receives a £200 donation

Sally Philpott with Club President Linda Locke

Donation to All Yours

more 15th May 2023: Sally Philpott of All Yours receives a donation of £200

Elaine Pickford from the Prospect Hospice receives a donation of £1400

Donation to Prospect Hospice

more 28th Sept 2022 - Elaine Pickford from the Prospect Hospice receives a donation of £1400

Hickory Dickory Dock project

more 2nd Feb 2022: A £1000 donation to Great Western Hospital’s Brighter Futures

Rotary Club President Richard Everitt outside Bassett House with Care Home Manager Jackie and Activities Coordinator Jackie

Tablet donated to Bassett House Care Home

more 14th July 2020: 'Wage War on Covid' Tablet Giveaway

Donation to Swindon NSPCC

more 7th March 2019: Our District Secretary Chris Firth passing our cheque for £500 to the Swindon NSPCC

£1,000 donation to Swindon & District Talking Newspapers for the Blind

more 28th Nov 2018: Tim Griffiths receiving a £1,000 cheque from Mike Wood of Royal Wootton Bassett and District Rotary Club.

President Phil donating £1,000

Club donates £1,000 to The Wiltshire Air Ambulance

more 28 Nov 2018: Visit to Wiltshire Air Ambulance HQ to donate £1,000

A donation of £1,000 for Wiltshire Ambulance

Lunchtime Meeting with speakers

more Our guests from the Wiltshire Air Ambulance were Valerie Whistler (a Partnership Coordinator) and Louise Cox (a Critical Care Paramedic).

Donation Requests

more How to make a request

Ann Godfrey receiving a donation of £500 for Contact the Elderly in Royal Wootton Bassett.

Donation to Contact the Elderly in Royal Wootton Bassett

more A presentation of £500 to Ann Godfrey for Contact the Elderly.