At our meeting on 5 September, Lindsay Long gave a talk on the work of Suffolk Age UK. This is a local, independent charity which works to improve the lives of older people across Suffolk.
The organisation provides a range of services including befriending, benefits advice, transport and home help. The club will be pleased to make a donation.
Paul Taylor gave a talk on the Hope Trust at our meeting on 25 July. This is a local charity working with older people which focuses on the relief of loneliness ...
The club is particularly mindful of the problem of loneliness across our community and was pleased to make a donation.
Over the last financial year, the club has contributed more than £21,000 to local causes with donations of £1000 or more being made to:
Thanks to the generosity of the Rotary Club of Felixstowe, Felixstowe Town Council has been able to install two further defibrillators along the seafront (outside the leisure centre and beside the car park at the end of Beach Station Road).
The kit is fully automatic and registered with the ambulance service, so emergency callers can be told the code and directed to the nearest one if required.
Photo shows (from left to right): East England Ambulance trainee, Roger Beaton, Mayor of Felixstowe 2015-16 Cllr Doreen Savage, Patrick Wroe, Jon Needle (East England Ambulance Service), Jonny Lowdell (Places for People)
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more Members of Felixstowe Rotary Club and several partners were pleased to be able to get back to their program of beach cleans on the seafront and, in addition, to support the Languard Nature Reserve with a clean on "World Ocean Day".
more The service foodbanks provide has never been more needed than in current times. Rotary clubs have rallied together to help support these vital services and protect the vulnerable.
more Rotary focusing efforts on supporting the environment
more The Rotary Club of Felixstowe will again be looking to sponsor two young people to go on a challenging week-long personal development course.
more The Rotary Club of Felixstowe was delighted to present an ECG machine to the town's Minor Injuries Clinic
more Our focus is now to support those in our community who find themselves in particular need in these exceptional times. If you can, please donate to our Community Fund.
more Rotary Christmas Toy Box Appeal
more The Felixstowe Rotary Clubs got a really great thank you from the pupils of Trimley St Mary Primary School - see the artwork and some of their messages.
more Once again the two Felixstowe Rotary Clubs are distributing around 350 Illustrated dictionaries to junior schools in the Felixstowe Area
more We are now working with the Marine Conservation Society and East Suffolk Council to organise beach cleaning between Bent Hill and the Fludyers.
more Felixstowe Rotary club is supporting Sarah Fitch of the Cuppa café in her project to support the lonely elderly in the Walton area. “Meetup Fridays” provides an opportunity to meet for a cup of tea and a natter every Friday 10am - 12pm.
more Felixstowe Rotary Club are delighted to have had the opportunity to be a key enabler in establishing both Junior and Senior Park Runs by granting £2,500 towards the set-up costs.
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