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The Club provides drivers to transport (free of charge) young Carers to events organised by Northamptonshire Young Carers. A young carer is aged between 5yrs-18yrs. They take on the responsibility for helping to look after someone (usually a family member) who has a long-term illness or disability. In the last 6 months the value of such support has been places at over £4,000 in saved taxi fares or transportation costs
To learn more about what Northamptonshire Young Carers do visit http://www.northamptonshire-carers.org/
Rotary Becket provides ongoing support for Northampton North Princes Trust Teams who help you people 13-25 to try a mix of activities to develop their skills and confidenceI The Club gives both hands on and financial assistance to candidates and in some cases assist them to find employment and a successful future,
To learn more about Northampton North Princes Trust Teams visit their Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/PTTeam/
Each year Rotary Becket sponsors a person suffering from a disability to enjoy a week at one of the Calvert Trust Outdoor Centres together with a volunteer supplied by the Club. The week promotes independence in a safe environment and everyone is encouraged to do as much as they can and, frequently, more than they themselves expect.
To read the Calvert Story and to find out what it is all about click here.
For more information about the Calvert Trust Project visit http://www.rotary1070.org/community/calvert/
If there are any projects you think Rotary Becket could assist with please contact Sid Copeland, our Community & Youth Chairman
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During the emergency, instead of meeting at Overstone for a Breakfast Meeting each Wednesday we had been meeting on line via Zoom but from 28th July we returned to meet in person at Overstone Parkmore
The Rotary Club of Northampton Becket has donated £20,000 to the Hope Centre in Northampton & Other Food Banks.This money is going to buy desperately needed food for families struggling during the lockdown.more