As Knighton Rotary President Margaret Thorp said today “A few of our Knighton members have carried out stewarding duties for the last five Knighton Community markets and hope to support the last one this coming weekend, all being well”. She added “We also are aware of the need of older members of our communities at what can be for some a lonely time, and we are donating to organisations that support them”.
The organisations that the Rotary Club are supporting are:
- Churches Together to provide home delivered Christmas lunch for 40 pensioners
- East Radnor Day Centre Christmas lunch for their 35 members in Presteigne
- Julie Watts at the Black Sheep Cafe who will be providing home delivered Christmas lunches for those isolated individuals in Knighton
In addition, Knighton Rotary Youth Chair Sheila Smith said “The Knighton Silver Town Band has requested help in funding for musical instruments for their younger members and, as we are keen to support youngsters, we have donated money to help with that purchase. “
The Rotary Club has also donated to the Knighton Santa festival and to the Radnorshire Wildlife Trust in memory of Rotary member Clive Payne's wife Joan.
One international charity that Knighton Rotary Club has donated to is Village Water. As Knighton Rotary International Chair Robin Wayne said today “Village Water is a charity founded by a Rotarian in Ironbridge, and they work with villagers in Mozambique and Zambia. As the charity says - We work with district, provincial & national partners in Zambia & Mozambique and we support lasting, local solutions to reach everyone with water, sanitation & hygiene, leaving no one behind. We were very impressed when they spoke to us last year and are proud to support them again.”
Knighton Rotary President Margaret finished off by saying “All our members send their very best wishes and thanks for everyone’s support in 2020, and we hope you all have as an enjoyable a Christmas as it is possible to have. We will catch up in 2021!”
more Council and sandwiches from 7pm at Kim and Sheila's home, due the Baron being closed this week.
more For a year in lockdown we have been surprisingly active and supportive of our community. See more below......
more In this last Rotary year we have been involved in over 40 projects, both in the fundraising capacity and in supporting communities. It is great to be able to help those who help others locally, nationally and internationally....
more In this last Rotary year we have supported over 25 charities, projects and good causes. Great to to be able to help those who help others locally, nationally and internationally....
more We have supported over 30 charities, projects and good causes this year. A great job well done!
more We have supported over 25 charities, projects and good causes this year. A great job well done!
more This is the list of charities and community projects we have supported during Dorothy Scott's presidential year July 2015 to June 2016......
more We are proud to support the following charities in this past Rotary year and we will continue to support many of them in the future.....
more We presented cheques to those charities who we have supported in the last Rotary year 2013-14 and then had a Rotary meeting and lunch at our usual time.....
more Here is a list of all the charities we have contributed to between July 2012 and June 2013. As you see we have supported a wide range of charities, local, national and international.
more Decisions were made today as to the charity President Paul would like to support for his year......
more You can read here of the charitable work we did in 2011-12 and how much we donated to various good causes.
more Club Council has chosen the following main charities for this year - others will be supoprted when needed
more Here is a list of who we have supported so far in this Rotary year
more You can find a list here of the various worthy causes we supported in the Rotary year 2010-11
more These are the local national and international charities that we will be fundraising for during this Rotary year
more Without the generosity of the local community and of Rotarian and friends none of this would possible.
more You can see here a summary of the charities - local, national and international - we hope to fund raise for during this Rotary year.
more A special morning at the Knighton Hotel when money raised during the last Rotary year was distributed, by cheque, to representatives of a number of charities.
back We support a wide range of charities and good causes every year. Find out more about them here....UPDATED JULY 2021...