'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.
THURSDAY 8th & 15TH DECEMBER 2016
This year we are again holding our 'Food for Christmas' Appeal in Washington. Any donationsof foodstuffs (in date) in tins. bottles, jars or packets will be very much appreciated and will be distributed through The Salvation Army to families in need in the area.
We will be collecting in the following locations on the dates shown:-
THURSDAY 8TH DECEMBER 2016 6.00PM - 8.00PM
Fatfield Park, Avebury Drive and the John F. Kennedy Estate.
THURSDAY 15TH DECEMBER 2016 6.00PM - 8.00PM
Generals Wood, High Generals Wood and Ash Meadows
The members of The Rotary Club of Washington Forge and their partners in this initiative are very grateful for the wonderful contributions made over recent years and look forward to your continued generous and thoughtful support.
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