2023 - Great Work

Some of the great things we have done as a club.


JUST GIVING CHARITABLE DONATIONS. 2022/3

LOCALLY

Fortnightly donations to the Local Food Bank are generously given – Please see our website for further details.

We have made several financial donations to The Pink Sister’s Charity which is based in Meir, Stoke-on-Trent. The charity supports both men & women who suffer from cancer.

We support the High Peak Baby Bank which meets locally in Meir and Blythe Bridge library.

We support financially the Blythe Bridge Football Club.

The Local branch of Young Carers.

We have financed a bus trip to Blackpool for members of the Over 55’s club in Meir.

Donations of Bibles to Barlaston Primary School

Financial support to the Caversmill Theatre Group

We have donated over 600 Books for children in Fulford and Primary and Sandon Primary.

We financed the purchase of a Lymphedema machine for the Douglas MacMillan Hospice.

We have funded a day out for school 90 children in Sandon Primary and Fulford Primary

NATIONALLY

A financial donation has been made to Prostate cancer charity.


INTERNATIONALLY

UKRAINE – We have purchased a consignment of medical equipment for Ukraine.

In addition, the Club purchased a medical staple gun and 12 boxes of staples for use on the front line in Ukraine. Along with a consignment of food when the war first started in 2022.

The club regularly donates money to the Rotary Foundation to eradicate polio.

We have made many loans through the Lend with Care organisation from an original budget of £1,000 we have made 55 loans totalling £3,363 since we first stated in 2016.

We make annual donations to schools in both Uganda and Kenya.

We support financially THULENENI DLAMINI in South Africa who is training to be a Special Needs teacher.

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Mary's Challenge for the Samaritans.

Club member Mary is undertaking the Samaritans Challenge in November and will be walking 50miles with her beloved dog.

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Tesco Christ mas Collections

Tesco Christmas Collections 2023

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Lets have fun whenever we can.

Joining the world's largest service organisation.

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Thuleleni  has her own child with Down Syndrome and hopes to set up an educational facility in her community for disabled children aged 1-5.

Our funding for 2023 enabled Thuleleni to achieve her qualification to a National Diploma in Early Childhood Development. She now has a recognised qualification for teaching children from birth to five and hopes to get a teaching role very soon.

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Schedule for Santa collections.

Our schedule for 2023 Christmas collections.

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Generator donated by the club.

Following a request from Ukraine we have launched a Generator Appeal.

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Goods being presented to the Gingerbread Charity by Club member Jan.

The club supported the Gingerbread Charity by presenting the charity with much needed products.

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Some of the great things we have done as a club.

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You can pay your registration fee by going to http://justgiving.com/campaign/sponsoredwalk25thJune

On the 25th June as part of the Armed Forces Day we will be organising a sponsored walk, There will be a £2 registration fee. Your sponsor money can go to a charity of your choice.

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Some of the club achievements.

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The club's amazing support for Ukraine being handed over by club members.

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President Brian handing over to incoming President Peter.

On the 3rd July 2023 saw the end of the Rotary year 2022/23 and the start of the new Rotary year 2023/24.

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Bone Injection Guns being delivered to the hospital in Kyiv which will be used on the front line.

Bone Injection Guns being delivered to the hospital in Kyiv.

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Every 2 weeks we collect food donations for Foodbank. Donations are delivered to the Foodbank distribution centre in Blurton. 
Last week we did a special run and collected 170 Eggs. A massive thank you to Tesco Meir Park, Club members and friends.

An update of food donations by the club over several years in support of the Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank.

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President Peter welcoming new member Sue to the club.

More new members joining the club.

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Foundation of the Club - February, 1988.

Historic documents which have recently been located.

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Supporting the community in Kenya

The Rotary Clubs of Blythe Bridge,Stone, Wednesbury and Willenhall joined together to provide 300 Primary School Children. This is often the only meal each day. The cost of the meals is £575 a month and they now will be fed for the next four months.

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A Global grant of $40,000USD delivering phonics training to 2400 Children and 48 teachers over 2 years in 6 schools in economically poor communities in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal.

This joint venture between the Rotary Club of Blythe Bridge & District, Rotary Club Pinetown South Africa District, Bolton Daybreak Club (UK) and the Rotary Club of Salem Massachusetts USA District.

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A member of the local village with just 2 of the flock.

The village of Monze in Zambia now have a flock of 100 chickens.

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The club has funded this sustainable project funding the purchase of chickens and housing for the chickens which will allow the school to sell eggs in the local market.

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