£500 has been made as an initial donation to the Coronavirus Community Help Taunton (CCHT) to assist them in meeting the short-term needs of individuals who need emergency help but who are not covered by other more formal means of support.
The CCHT, led by Natalie Dyson with a team of other volunteers is reaching out to those in need and supports 39 voluntary groups across Somerset West and Taunton. This successful initiative is one of a number of community groups that have emerged in response to the Coronavirus situation.
Tony Cox, President of the Club said, 'The Club is pleased to be able to offer the Emergency Fund for those in need. This group is a major voluntary initiative and we applaud all those who are giving of their time to help others more in need at this difficulat time'.
The Taunton Rotary Club has established its own Coronavirus repsonse group and is woking with other organisations to identify needs both immediate and in the future.
more A Great Success - Featuring the Taunton Male Voice Choir, Eight to the Bar and West Somerset Brass Band this year's Royal British Legion's 100 years anniversary choral concert was a great success and a tribute to all those who served.
more It's a success. This year's Inclusive Disability Ball on 26th October 2021 was attended by over 200 people and was a sell out. Sponsored by the Club and other partners, after 2 years absence it's no wonder this great event was well supported.
more Cricket fans returned with gusto following months of 'cricket' isolation to watch our County Cricket team. £2,271 was raised for charity by those donating £5 or more to use the charity car park run by the Club and supported by Viridor.
more Her Majesty The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after seventy years of service. Taunton Rotary is facilitating the exchange of events and information in preparation for this historic occasion
more Inspired by recent demands for computers for home learning, a local group has come together to get students learning on-line. Donate your computer or lap top now. All data is cleaned, computer restored and sent to children for home learning.
more £250 has been donated to the Neroche Woodlanders to help children stay in touch with nature. The donation forms part of the Club's efforts to support our community during the Coronavirus lockdown.
more Motivated by local media reports of young lives being lost to drugs, members of Taunton Rotary have acted quickly to support the North Taunton Partnership ' Drug Bus' initiative aimed at educating young people on the impact of drug abuse.
more Past President Ian Ramus of Taunton Rotary Club presenting a cheque for 'Archie', to the patron Angela Rippon CBE, alongside the Manager, Emma Green of Reminiscence Learning.
more Taunton Rotary Club has contributed to the refurbishment of the Community Centre at Priorswood which provides valuable support and access to facilities and activities for those who live in North Taunton
more The Rotary Club of Taunton has supported Cullen's Catering in their initiative to provide free hot meals to those stuck at home during Lockdown
more The Rotary Club of Taunton has today announced £500 of support for a community arts 'In Isolation' project which is to be run by Somerset's premier arts organisation, Go-Create.
more Taunton Rotary has today announced funding to support Besom a Christian charity that helps those in need.
back The Rotary Club of Taunton has raised over £13,000 for charity through its one-off Christmas Pop-up-Shop.