Gywneth Walker from the Southern Hub of the Isle of Man Foodbank welcomed the donation saying "A big thank you to you and your Rotary members for the very generous donation of supplies to the Food Bank . Some of the same, namely the biscuits, pasta sauces and cleaning materials, has already been distributed to various families and the rest will be on the shelves on Saturday , ready to be included in the food deliveries in forthcoming weeks".
more On Friday 30 April Club President Roger Barr's and Treasurer Terry Clare attended a reception for supporters of local charity Isle Listen following the club's donation of £900 earlier this year raised by members during COVID lockdown.
more Rotary members along with those from Inner Wheel and St John's Methodist Church have collected and filled 84 shoeboxes as part of the Rotary Shoebox Appeal.
more Thank you to all the shoppers at Shoprite in Port Erin on Christmas Eve for your kind donations to our charity bucket collection.#PeopleofAction #Rotary
more Rotary builds new fence for School's 'Isle of Play' Forest School area.
more Inner Wheel raise over £2000 for Crossroads Young carers from their coffee morning. Well done ladies a fantastic effort which was supported by Rotarians from our Club.
more In August 2020, a massive explosion in the port in Beirut killed over 200 people and injured thousands. Many people lost their homes. Rotary is working with a Dutch NGO to help rebuilt and repair homes.
more The Club has donated £1000 to the charity ReachBwindi to continue support for the Sight4Bwindi eye clinic project in South West Uganda. For more information about the project visit https://reachbwindi.com/sight4bwindi/
more 31st August 2020 - Bank Holiday Monday - a very successful fundraising social event for Rotary Foundation with over 80 attendees.
more "Well Done" to one of our Rotarians DIckie Welsh, who with Lee Clarke, John Garland & Rory O'Connor completed the challenge of walking from Laxey to Ramsey via the top of Snaefell and to date has raised almost £1,700 for The King Georges Fund
more We are pleased to announce that our members are continuing to help people and groups, locally and internationally during the Covid-19 pandemic and recently donated £2,000 to two local charities.
more Club donates another £3000 to three charities: Cruse Bereavement Care Isle of Man, Southern Befrienders & Graih During COVID-19 restrictions members have continued to donate to our charity fund so we are able to financially help the local charities.
more The club has donated £600 to Rushen Silver Band to help with the cost of sending three under 18 band members on a NYBBS (National Youth Brass Bands of Scotland) course in the UK. #PeopleofAction
more £500 was raised by Club members having a 'Soup and Sandwich' instead of a normal meal at a recent club meeting. The money has been donated to Rotary in GB & Ireland Disaster Recovery Trust "Australian Bushfires" non-emergency appeal.
more Rushen & Western Mann Rotary and Inner Wheel raised £1200. for Bidda Jones and the Native Animal Rescue Group, who are helping the injured wildlife in Australia after the devastating bush fires. #PeopleofAction
more Following the Christmas appeal for Rotary shoeboxes. We are pleased to say that 80 shoeboxes were shipped off island this week. #PeopleofAction
more On Christmas Eve it was the turn of customers at Shoprite in Port Erin to have their bags packed by Rotarians as we raised funds for charity and local good causes. #PeopleofAction
more Thank you to all the customers who generously donated £360 whilst Members packed their bags at Shoprite Supermarket in Peel on Sunday 8th Dec 2019 #PeopleOfAction
more The Club presented a donation of £3000 to Debbie Young from charity ReachBwindi to support the Sight4Bwindi eye clinic project in South West Uganda. For more information about the project visit https://reachbwindi.com/sight4bwindi/
more With support from the Club Roseanne Shirtliff recently undertook charity work in Uganda with two charities - Waakisa (a pregnancy crisis centre for teenage girls) and Abaana (who work with street children).
more This fundraising event was a delicious treat for everyone. Debbie Young gave a talk about the Sight4Bwindi eye clinic project at Bwindi Community Hospital in South West Uganda and explained the difference this will make to everyday lives.
more On 2nd July 2019, Judy Mathews from southern hub of Isle of Man Foodbank received donations of items given by Club members. #PeopleofAction
more On 9th April 2019, 70 members, family and friends were entertained by local actors Wayne Kelsall and Dave Shaw with their short play at the Sound Cafe over looking the Calf of Man. #PeopleofAction
more The club held a successful murder mystery evening at Port St Mary Town Hall on 21st April 2018. The event raised £1200 for Rotary supported Charities.
more The Inner Wheel Club of Rushen & Western Mann with support from Rotary Club members has raised £2,000 for Rebecca House Children's Hospice at their Christmas Coffee Morning held at the Civic Community Centre in Castletown.
more On Christmas Eve 2018, members of the Rotary Club undertook a charity bag pack at the local supermarket - Shoprite in Port Erin. £1358 was raised which will go to Rotary supported charities and good causes. #PeopleofAction
more On Christmas Day 2018, 3 members - Noel Cringle, Terry Clare & Eric Taggart along with members of Noel's family walked up the highest peak in the south of the Isle of Man - South Barrule. in doing so they raised £106 in sponsorship. #PeopleofAction
more The Club held a very successful Black Tie evening reception at the home of businessman and inventor - Dr John Taylor with funds raised for the Teapot Trust Charity and Rotary Foundation Bradda Path Project
more On 7th August 2016, the Rotary Club of Rushen & western mann with support from inner Wheel held a successful fund raising garden party for charity at the home of Sir Miles & Lady Mary Walker in Colby
more The Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann and the Inner Wheel of Rushen held a very successful black tie charity event at the historic Castle Rushen in Castletown.
more Children in their final year at primary school are being given dictionaries.The Isle of Man Rotary Clubs, working with the Isle of Man Government, is offering dictionaries to all Year 6 pupils at island primary schools for the next three years.
more On Christmas Eve 2016, members of the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann undertook a charity bag pack at the local supermarket - Shoprite in Port Erin. £1,059 was raised for Rotary supported charities.
more The Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann celebrated St Patrick's Day along with members of Inner Wheel at Rushen United FC Clubhouse being entertained by Des Kelly and his band.
more On Christmas Eve 2017, members of the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann undertook a charity bag pack at the local supermarket - Shoprite in Port Erin. £1,223 was raised for Rotary supported charities.
more Save the Children Isle of Man has launched a challenge in its centenary year - for 100 partners to pledge support for the charity this year. Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann signed up as a partner. #PeopleofAction
more Funds raised from the raffle at our 2018 Christmas Meal have been donated to the charity nominated by our guest speaker Kirree Kermode. #PeopleofAction
more At this special time of year, the Rotary Club and its members are active in filling shoeboxes with gifts of toys, toiletries, educational items and household goods to be sent to less privileged children in Eastern Europe. #PeopleofAction
more Members of the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann and guests attended an evening of entertainment at Arragon Mooar, the home of Dr John C Taylor OBE (http://www.johnctaylor.com/).
more The Foodbank were seriously short of shelf space to store supplies in the South, so the Club stepped in funding some new shelving with two Rotarians volunteering their time to erect the shelving in time for Christmas. #PeopleofAction
more The Club recently donated 10 slow cookers to the Isle of Man Foodbank and they were presented by President Paul Winnell to Neal Mellon, Managing Director of the charity at their Cronkbourne premises.
more Special Olympics Isle of Man provides year-round sports training and competition for children and adults with an intellectual disability. Through sport, they give athletes the opportunity to get fit, develop skills, make friends & be part of the community
more The Club have donated £3,600 to fund a guide dog which will hopefully have a Manx themed name.
more On 24th April 2018, Neal Mellon gave a talk to the club about the Isle of Man Foodbank. In connection with this, Club members generously made donations of items.
more On Saturday 24th March 2018, a funding raising race night based on the world famous TT Races in the Isle of Man raised £1,000 for the Rotary Foundation charity.
more Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann recently donated £250 for publicity materials to the Manx Citizen Advice Service Southern Branch, for use when it extends its services by offering advice sessions in Castletown later this year.
more Club member Terry Clare along with colleagues from the Isle of Man Bank took part in the Isle of Man Santa Dash held in Douglas on 13 December 2017. Collectively the team raised £485 for Rotary Charity funds - whilst Terry finished 74 out of 207.
more A place where hospital patients travelling from the Isle of Man by air can relax and draw breath before making their journey has been opened at Ronaldsway Airport.
more Mr David Gibson collecting the first of 45 bikes which we have donated to the community impact team who work with local charity the Children's Centre to restore and sell bicycles as part an inititative to help local unemployed people,
more In January 2017, the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann has generously provided funds to Castle Rushen High School to help develop a new emotional support service, entitled "Emotional First Aid".
more Manx youngster TJ Teare was born with Amniotic Band Syndrome meaning he has lost his fingers and thumb. It's not stopped him from participating in motocross, though. To help him compete in the UK during 2017, the Club have made a small donation.
more Two Manx charities, Rebecca House Children's hospice and the Pahar Trust Nepal each receive donations in excess of Â£4,000 from monies raised by the charity show organised by Rotary at The Gaiety Theatre in November 2016.
more At this special time of year the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann and its members are active in filling shoeboxes with gifts of toys, toiletries, educational items and household goods to be sent to less privileged people in Eastern Europe.
more Norman Rivers, of the Isle of Man branch of the charity "˜Friends of Chernobyl"™s Children"™ was presented with a Â£500 donation by Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann President Geoff McCann and host Ashton Lewis after recently talking to the club.
more Following an interesting visit by the Club in August 2016, in line with Rotary"™s support of local community causes, the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann President, Geoff McCann, presented a donation of Â£200 to the Manx Aviation & Military Museum.
more Every Year the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann makes donations to a number of international, UK and local good causes following fundraising activities by the members which take place throughout the Year.
more In mid June 2016, the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann helped a promising young golfer - Owen Qualtrough will the donation of a set of golf clubs.
more Excellent Development is a not for profit organisation that supports rural, dryland communities to work their way out of poverty with dignity. It works with local partners to support communities to build sand dams, which provide clean water for life.
more Beach Buddies is a volunteer beach cleaning charity, based in the Isle of Man and was founded in 2006. It has had amazing successes in cleaning Manx beaches of tonnes of rubbish in the last 10 years - see https://www.facebook.com/Beach-Buddies-Isle-of-Man
more To help the Southern Branch of Manx Citizen's Advice Bureau continue its vital work, the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann with support from Geoff McCann at local firm Typhoon House, have donated a laptop computer.
more After hearing about the Isle of Man Hyperbaric Chamber at a recent meeting and having seen at first hand the benefits for a club member, the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann have in January 2016 made a donation of Â£1,000 to the charity that runs it.
more Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann have made a donation to local group, the Rushen Baton Twirlers to help support local youngsters with their travel costs to train and compete with the English National Squad
more Club Members are active each year in working with family, friends and colleagues in filling shoeboxes with gifts of toys, toiletries, educational items or household goods which are sent to the people of Eastern Europe
more For a number of years the Club has been actively supporting work to raise Stroke Awareness. It has help to organise and run drop in sessions where members of the public can have their blood pressure tested and receive free advice.
more Charity Bag Pack at Shoprite, Derby Road, Peel
more Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann member David Alcock recently raised Â£650 for charity through the auction of a white Isle of Man Police Helmet which had been signed by famous personalities who have visited the island in recent years.
more The Isle of Man Mobile Family Library is currently looking to raise Â£125,000 each year towards covering the cost of providing the service for the next 3 years. Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann has donated Â£250 towards the fund raising initiative
more In Autumn 2015, a field full of giant Minions has helped to raise more than £2,360 to help Isle of Man newborns at the Special Care Baby Unit at the Island's Noble's Hospital, and £900 for the Children's Ward at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool.
more A family Fun Day and BBQ at Cringle Reservoir was held on Sunday 28th June 2015. Jointly organised by the Rushen & Western Mann Rotary and the Inner Wheel Club's raised £587 for the Charity WaterAid.
more The Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann has donated Â£600 to Southern Nomads Rugby Club to help provide a new equipment store for use by the junior teams when training.
more A fundraising event organised by the Clubs International Committee at the home of Sir Miles and Lady Walker in Colby.
more On Christmas Eve 2015, members of the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann undertook a charity bag pack at the local supermarket - Shoprite in Port Erin. £870 was raised for Rotary supported charities.
more The Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann have made a donation to Colby FC to provide a new kit for the Junior Girls Team in March 2014.
more In June 2014, a number of donations totally Â£1,300 were made split between: "¢ Manx Breast Cancer Support Group "¢ Castletown Coal Fund "¢ Rebecca House "¢ Castle Rushen High School Rocket project "¢ Southlands Gansey Unit Dementia Garden
more In September 2014, a field full of giant Minions has helped to raise more than Â£3,515 to help Isle of Man newborns at the Special Care Baby Unit at the Island's Noble's hospital. ** STOP PRESS FINAL TOTAL RAISED Â£3,515 **
more Led by the Rushen & Western Mann & Douglas Bay Clubs, Rotary Clubs in the Isle of Man have collected over 200 unused bikes in 2014 to donate to the Bikes 4 Africa project which refurbishes donated second-hand bikes and delivers them to African schools, wh
back Every year through the Rotary Club of Rushen & Western Mann Charitable Trust, the Club makes donations to a number of international, UK and local good causes following fundraising activities which take place throughout the Year.