HARP feels the benefit of a bit of golf

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill presents Southend's Homeless Charity, HARP with a cheque from the proceeds of the club’s Charity Golf Tournament

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill President. John Cuthbertson, and ex-President. Jackie Wellman, present HARP representatives, Dina Jobson and Lisa Walton with a cheque from the proceeds of the club’s Charity Golf Tournament

Following the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill’s very successful Charity Golf Day on Friday 13th August when the participants not only enjoyed an excellent day of golf, but the subsequent raffle and charity auction raised substantial funds for the Rotary Club’s Charity Fund, the main beneficiary of which was the Golf Day’s nominated charity, the Southend homeless charity HARP.

The successful outcome was celebrated when HARP’s representatives, Dina and Lisa, joined the members of the club at their meeting at their new venue, the Rose Garden Restaurant, Hockley on Monday 25thOctober,

Dina and Lisa gave a brief talk on the enormous amount of work that the workers and volunteers of the charity do to alleviate the problem of housing and re-habilitating the homeless of the town and their new initiatives of the Bluebird project and Learning for Life. They praised the local community for their tremendous support, including all their volunteers, local schools and supermarkets who all make donations in varying forms and who have all contributed to the continuous success of the Charity.

The members of the Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill were impressed with the large number of homeless people who have benefitted from the help provided by HARP and were more than happy to present the charity with a cheque for £2653.00 to go towards their running costs and their new projects. 

The Rotary Club of Rayleigh Mill President. John Cuthbertson, and ex-President. Jackie Wellman, present HARP representatives, Dina Jobson and Lisa Walton with a cheque from the proceeds of the club’s Charity Golf Tournament

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