Community Support by the club.
During the Covid Pandemic the club has continued supporting the community with a number of creative initiatives.
From a pop up shop in West Street Haslemere supplying face masks, hand sanitisers and other items to local residents, all by donation, and providing financial support to the ladies of Chiddingfold who set about making 140 sets of PPE and 600 masks.
Before Chistmas the club donated 120 Christmas presents to local junior and infants schools whose pupils were impacted during these troubled times.
A visit to local schools by Santa to cheer up the pupils.
The making of garden funiture and mud kitchens from pallet wood. as a fundraising activity.
The supply of refurbished laptops and chomebooks to local schools including Bohunt School Liphook and Woolmer Hill School Haslemere and progressivly to other school. This is in support of children where home learning equipment is not readily available. This project is in conjunction with our partners, local computer company Disking ltd who are undertaking the refurbishment of laptops for school use. The unwanted equipment for this initiative was donated by the public following a successful appeal on social media.
All the above is in addition to the fundraising for our President's chosen charities for the year:- The Haslemere Food Bank and The Haslemere Stroke Club.
In recognition of all the community support the club has deliverd during this time, President Mike O'Neil has been given an Community Covid Heroes Award on behalf of the club. These awards are aimed at those going above and beyond during the pandimic in conjunction with Jeremy Hunt MP and the Herald newspaper.
President Elect Paul Mills seen delivering laptops to Bohunt School