01/04/2013 - Charities we supported 2010-11


 

At home

The Ark Trust Limited is a charity that enhances the lives of people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and sensory impairment, by means of access to and participation in the arts.

Ascot Volunteer Bureau is a small local charity based in South Ascot whose primary objective is to provide transport for the older residents of Ascot, Sunninghill and Sunningdale to medical appointments.

Charters School - a contribution to young sports leaders visiting South Africa to help students from township homes to develop their sports and physical eduction, including health and AIDs awareness.

Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research is the only UK charity dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for all blood cancers, including leukaemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

National Osteoporosis Society - The chosen charity of the President of the National Inner Wheel  Association.

Spinal Injuries Association - the chosen charity of District 9 chair Rose Stewart.

Thames HospiceCare exists to help people live the best possible life they can right to the very end. (Joint fundraiser with Rotary)

Trax @ North Ascot Youth Centre - the charity on our doorstep!

Abroad

FRODO - Foundation for the Relief of Disabled Orphans ensures that disadvantaged children are identified and cared for in Eastern European countries.

Hope and Aid Direct - taking humanitarian aid to Kosovo and other eastern european countries.

IMPACT Family Health - a partner project of Inner Wheel clubs, bringing maternity care, clean water, sanitation, food security, immunisation and medical care to poor families living in a deprived rural area of Bangladesh.

IMPACT (UNICEF) Pakistan Floods

Japanese Tsunami and Earthquake relief, especially to help children, via Rotary.

Rotary Doctor Bank for the work of Dr Jim McWhirter at Kamuli Hospital, Uganda

WaterAid uses practical solutions to provide clean water, safe sanitation and hygiene education to the world's poorest people. This is where our "Penny Pot" goes.

Goods and/or Services Supplied

Creams/lotions/bags/sheets/pillowcases for Caretouch programme in Romania

Clothing/shoes/bedlinen/blankets/pots & pans/dry food. Toybags for children and joybags for adults sent to Kosovo via Hope and Aid Direct.

Christmas Shoeboxes for soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq.