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Here's a glimpse of what we do...


Covid: In response to the Covid crisis we have established a last-resort emergency fund to help families in significant distress. Families must be referred to the fund by a professional 3rd party.  If you would like to donate to this fund please contact us.

We organise fund raising events in our community

  • Spirit of Hitchin Gin Festival
  • Hitchin Wine and Food Festival
  • Hitchin Hard Half Marathon
  • Bric-a-brac, cakes, food sales, bucket shakes

We use these funds to do good in our Hitchin Community.  For example:

  • Kids Out days to the zoo
  • Immediate support for families in need
  • Scooters for a special needs school
  • Food provision vouchers
  • Supporting mental health well-being
  • Bee suits for children
  • Tree planting
  • Litter picking

Helping out in the community

  • Marshalling
  • Organising
  • Moving stuff for people who need help
  • Gardening and edible spaces

Helping other charities deliver their services:

  • Samaritans
  • Growing People
  • Buzzworks
  • Hitchin Food Partnership
  • Stand By Me
  • Tilehouse Counselling
  • Hitchin Mental Health Recovery Partnership

We work with Rotary Clubs in other countries on humanitarian projects.

  • Haiti - providing clean water for 2 villages after the earthquake funded by Rotary Foundation

We have our own charity called the Rotary Foundation which funds local and international projects in these action areas: 

  • Preventing disease
  • Providing clean water
  • Supporting education
  • Growing local economies
  • Saving mothers & children
  • Promoting peace
  • Sustainable environment
There's more to tell but we'll leave that until we meet you at a meeting one day. We like to have fun as well!

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Contents of a Shelterbox

ShelterBox is a charity that delivers aid to families devastated by conflict or natural disaster, to give them durable shelter and the tools to rebuild communities.

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We are part of the Hitchin food provisioning group. There's a link to our donation page below.

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We are part of the mental health recovery helping to coordinate efforts between different organisations and to find funding.

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You can find out more in 50 words here. Or you can read 100 and 500 words from the "What we do" menu.

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