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Wadebridge Rotary donates proceeds from Wheels 2019

Wadebridge Rotary is delighted to announce the list of local groups and organisations to benefit from the £28,000 raised by Wheels 2019.

The headline charity, Cornwall Blood Bikes, received a donation of £6,000 plus additional sums raised through the Local Giving page set up for the event. Ian Butler of the Blood Bikes said: “This phenomenal donation will fund one of our BMW 1200 RTPs for the entire year, that is fuel, trackers, tyres, camera and so on. Thank you once again for a fabulous day and such an outstanding donation which means so very much to us and in turn will do so much to help the people of Cornwall."

A further twenty organisations also received donations. 

£2,500  Sunrise Appeal

£1,500  Chestnut Appeal

£1,500  St. Petrocs

£1,500  Cruse Cornwall

£1,500  Wadebridge Foodbank

£1,500  Restormel Mind

£1,500  People & Gardens

£1,500  RABI

£1,000  FLEET

£1,000  Friends of Bodmin Hospital

£500  Gaia Trust

£500  YZUP Addaction

£250  Camel CSA

£750  St. Minver Scouts 

£750  Bodmin Lions

£150  St Minver Band

£500  Wadebridge Scouts

£700  Concern Wadebridge

£150  Blue Angels

£100  Cornwall Rescue Group (East)

Over £2,000 has been retained to support future donations to local charities and projects.

Wadebridge Rotary thanks all who attended and contributed to the total amount, which will benefit local Cornish charities.

Report by Kevin Smith.   Photo by Jane Pickles