You can donate to our Community Fund online. All donations will support individuals and organisations in the Felixstowe area.
If you are an eligible UK taxpayer and want us to claim the Gift Aid on your donation please put YES in the "Add a note" box and agree to share your mailing address with The Rotary Club of Felixstowe Charitable Trust.
With the cancellation of our major fundraising events our resources are significantly depleted. Our focus will be to use these funds to support those in our community who find themselves in particular need.
Since March 2020 our club has provided funds to BASIC Life Charity to assist with their work in supporting the vulnerable and those suffering from food poverty. We have also made a donation to the Felixstowe Salvation Army Welfare Fund to assist them with their excellent work in supporting a number of local families who are in need of help.
In addition, we have set aside funds that can be used for making grants to individuals or families who are being badly impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic. We have recently approached four of the primary schools in Felixstowe to offer financial support through a small grants scheme to support needy families who are struggling to meet the essential needs for their children. Our support has been hugely welcomed and a number of grants have already been made, and we anticipate being able to help for some time to come in this important area. Also, as we believe that local Church leaders are often the ones with ears close to the ground, we have made it known throughout the local Church community as to how small grants for needy families can be accessed.
If you can, please donate to our Community Fund using our “Donate” button and for those who may have already done so, very many thanks for your kind support.
more They say, though we might be good at events and fundraising, we don’t do much hands-on. But here we are in action fence painting at Languard Nature Reserve Visitors Centre.
more On 16 June, we were pleased to present Mandy Tyler with a Paul Harris Fellow award for her sterling work in organising our annual Boxing Dinner.
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 Our meeting on 24 June provided the first opportunity to mark the award of a “Paul Harris Fellowship” to Rotarian Richard Bugg. The PHF is awarded for service to Rotary and the community. And in this respect Richard’s citation is impressive.
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 Rotary and Lions join forces to help a local family
more Felixstowe Rotary Club were delighted to support the Community First Responders (CFRs) by funding the provision of lifesaving equipment for use in and around the Felixstowe area.
more Our president, Dougie Pipe, features on Porttalk
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 was delighted to present an ECG machine to the town's Minor Injuries Clinic
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.
more Supporting local organisations and initiatives
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