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The project partnership between Rotary and ShelterBox offers opportunities to collaborate in providing emergency shelter and vital supplies to stabilize, protect and support communities affected by disasters and humanitarian crises.
ShelterBox is an international relief charity that provides immediate assistance to people affected by disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic activity, flooding, hurricanes, cyclones, tsunamis or conflict. With 17 international affiliates, ShelterBox gives shelter, lifesaving equipment and educational materials to hard-hit communities worldwide.
Over the last five or six years, Wisbech Grammar School and the Friends of WGS have raised just over £12K by organising various charitable events. On the 27th May 2016, a Shelterbox/Rotary team accepted a cheque for £4200, another impressive fund-raising effort recently raised at The Michaelmas Ball.
Overall, 20 boxes have been funded and Peter Tasker, President of Priory RC King’s Lynn, commented that this was an amazing achievement and one of which all participants should be justly proud. He hopes the collaboration between the Grammar School and Shelterbox will continue.
more A contribution of £275 to the Learning for Life charity has provided a sustainable oven for Kacwamanga Primary School
more Together with the King's Lynn and Trinity Rotary Clubs and a District Grant we have funded the provision of a clean water supply for the Grace Orphanage in Kathmandu
more A progress report on this project to provide micro-finance to entrepreneurs in developing countries
more A report on our day at the Sandringham Flower Show distributing crocus corms in aid of Purple for Polio
more We are supporting the Rainbow Centre in Sri Lanka in partnership with the other two King's Lynn rotary Clubs
more To suggest to members that instead of giving Christmas cards to other Rotary members we each make a voluntary contribution of Â£20 to club funds to be used on the "Lend With Care" initiative.
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