DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2016-2017

So far………..

Albion In The Community                           £100

Friends of Downs Junior School                £100

Rotary Club of Baroda                              £1700 to fund clean water projects in three Schools

Xmas Hampers                                           £520

Joshua Orphan and Community Care    £720

 

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Historical donations are shown below under the heading ‘Archive Section’ below, and ordered by year.

The Rotary Club of the Sussex Vale Trust Fund is a registered Charity, No 1028558

 

ARCHIVE SECTION FOR DONATIONS

DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2015-2016

Triple Meeting International Project          1,173
Joshua Orphan Care          1,220
Sussex Surrey & Kent Air Ambulance            770
Shelterbox            590
Christmas hampers            580
Friends & Neighbours            552
Whoopsadaisy            500
Rotary foundation – End Polio            400
St Peter & St James Hospice            300
Off the Fence Trust           250
Kids Out            246
Downlands School – Young Chef            213
Chestnut Tree House            210
Amelia Southhall            200
RIBI – Foundation            200

The sum of £432 was raised at the recent Bake-Off fundraising event in Hassocks. The fundraising was intended to assist the Kent, Sussex and Surrey Air Ambulance Service, and we therefore increased the amount to £500 and presented the cheque to their representative.

The sum of £250 has been donated to Off The Fence Trust Limited, who provide assistance for those in need in Brighton and Hove.

The sum of £590 is being sent to Shelterbox, and that is specified for assistance to be given to the Philippines after the storms in October.

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DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2014-2015

Our Club has made the following donations during this Rotary Year, from the Charity Trust Fund

Joshua Orphans Care 1,220.00

Chestnut Tree House 986.00

End Polio Now – RFUK 600.00

Shoreham RNLI Lifeboat 250.00

Rotary Young Chef competition 145.84

Karuna Trust 340.00

Ebola parcels 250.00

Xmas Hampers 488.51

Sapphire Stroke Club 250.00

Matilde Hadlow 1,000.00

Chloe Hodgson 150.00

Jessica Rowe 150.00

Baroda water project 1,250.00

Brighton Housing Trust 500.00

Kids Out 281.00

Shelter Box 1,180.00

Virtual Doctor 500.00

Triple meeting international project 1,064.61

Shoreham Lifeboat RNLI 250

Friends of Princess Royal 1,000

 

DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2013 – 2014

Our Club has made the following donations during this Rotary Year, from the Charity Trust Fund.

Sussex Cancer Fund 1,000

Virtual Doctor Project 4,500

St Peter & St James Hospice 500

Christmas Hampers 521

Rotary Club of Baroda India – Beds/Water 900

Shelterbox 590

Rotary Foundation – End polio 750

Kids Out 243

Clayton contact Club 400

Chestnut Tree Hospice 250

Marie Curie Cancer care 50

Staff House (All About Kids) 350

Freddie Smile 650

Macmillan Nurses 50

IMPACT Foundation 500

Rotary District 1250 Wheelpower appeal 25

Sussex Air Ambulance 600

Friends of Princess Royal 500

Rocking horse appeal 650

 

DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2012-2013

Our Club has made the following donations during this Rotary Year, from the Charity Trust Fund.

The Club has again made its annual donation of £720 to Plan International, to help support four children in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Benin and the Philippines.

The Club made a donation of £650 to the Rotary Club of Baroda Metro, to provide beds for a girls residential school in their town.

A donation of £300 was made to Farney Close School, Bolney, to allow them to replace the cookers in their domestic science room.

Once again the Club has supported the Rotary Young Chef competition by supporting contestants from Downlands School, Hassocks. Our help includes funding the ingredients used and providing prizes of £50, £30 and £20 for the winner and runners-up, costing a total of £235.

As in previous years, the Club has provided 13 hampers for needy families at Christmas. The help provided by David Knight Supermarkets (Budgens) in Hassocks is acknowledged. The recipients were nominated by St Lawrence CofE Primary School in Hurstpierpoint, and Hassocks Infants School.

We have been informed that our donation to the Philippine First Responders Project has been spent on: providing cycles for the First Responders ($750); Pesos45,000 (£738) was spent on helping with a conference to discuss issues arising from new legislation about the project; a further $1,500 has been invested in micro-lending schemes. The balance of the funds held by our Club will be donated to the Philippine Community Fund.

A donation of $500 was made to the fund set up by the Rotary Club of Newtown, following the Sandy Hook School incident.

DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2011-2012

Our Club has made the following donations during this Rotary Year, from the Charity Trust Fund.

The Club has again made its annual donation of £720 to Plan International, to help support four children in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Benin and the Philippines.

Our donation to the Rotary Foundation has been £1,500.00.

A donation of £116.83 has been made to Downlands School towards their stage lighting.

Lynn Blackmann, mother of Nick Rawbin, was given £100.00 as a contribution to his request for support for his trip to India.

A donation was made to Oldland Windmill Trust of £100.00.

The Cost of Hampers distributed at Christmas was £392.83.

A donation of £100.00 was made to the Burma Star Association after the talk given by Fergus Ankhorn.

The Salvation Army was given a donation of £30.00 after the talk by Geoff Tobert.

Shelter Boxes were bought at a cost of £590.00.

A donation of £70.49 was made to the Sussex Community Centre to provide some materials.

Freddie Smile was given a donation of £300.00.

St Peter & St James Hospice were give a donation of £500.00.

A Donation was made to Breast Cancer Care of £300.00.

The Sussex Cancer Fund was given a donation of £400.00.

An initial Payment of £2,500 was made to the Rotary Club of Paranaque-Metro Charity account for their project to train Paramedics and First Responders in the Philippines.

DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2010-2011

Our Club has made the following donations during this Rotary Year, from the Charity Trust Fund.

The Club has again made its annual donation of £720 to Plan International, to help support four children in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Benin and the Philippines.

The Club has purchased a number of Aquaboxes as an immediate response to the Pakistan Flood Disaster.

The Club sponsored the initial round of the District Rotary Young Chef competition at Downlands Scool, Hassocks,  providing prizes for the winners.

The Club shared the proceeds of our Race Night and Quiz with the Charity “Cancervive”, a local Charity – http://www.cancervive.org.uk/.

The Club has purchased two Breast Plate Trolleys for the Sussex Cancer Fund, http://www.sussexcancerfund.co.uk/, for use in the Radiotherapy department of the Sussex Cancer Centre in Brighton.

DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2009-2010

Our Club has made the following donations during this Rotary Year, from the Charity Trust Fund.

The Club has again made its annual donation of £720 to Plan International, to help support four children in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Benin and the Philippines.

The Club made a donation of £300 to the Pauline Thaw Centre of Age Concern, in Hassocks, to help them upgrade their chiropody services.

The Club made a donation of £500 to A New Beginning Rwanda

The Club sponsored Beata Bishop-McCarthy for her climb of Mount Kilimanjaro, in aid of Childreach International and donated £200 to that cause.

As part of the Triple Club Project from 2008, the Club has now been successful in getting Matching Grant Funding from Rotary International for the project to dig wells in Zambia, under the auspices of Village Water. As a result over £17,000 has been made available for this project, which is supported by our Contact Clubs, the Rotary Club of Oss-Maasland in the Netherlands and the Rotary Club of Kluisbergen-Vlaamse-Ardennen in Belgium.

As a practical method of help, the Club volunteered to help Link Romania by packing shoe boxes for transport, at their Worthing headquarters on 16th November 2009, in place of our normal meeting. The Club also arranged for an articulated lorry to travel round the UK collecting shoe boxes from various centres.

As last year, the Club donated 10 Christmas Hampers to needy families, nominated by two local schools. The Club is grateful to Budgens Store, Hassocks, for providing the goods at a discount.

DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2008-2009

Our Club has made the following donations during this Rotary Year, from the Charity Trust Fund.

The Club has again made its annual donation of £720 to Plan International, to help support four children in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Benin and the Philippines.

The Club made a donation of £500 to Hassocks “Robins” Football Club 8-9 team, in order to allow them to purchase matching Warm Jackets, emblazoned with the Rotary Roundel and the name of their Club, plus the name of Sussex Vale Rotary.

President Peter Wills and Chairman of Youth Services Peter Wright can be seen talking to the boys and their Trainers here.

Newick House School was given a donation of £500, to allow some children to take part in activities, which otherwise they might not be able to afford.

Head Teacher Gillian Perry received the cheque at their School Assembly, and President Peter Wills gave the children a short talk about Rotary.

DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2007-2008

Our Club has made the following donations during this Rotary Year, from the Charity Trust Fund.

The Club has again made its annual donation of £720 to Plan International, to help support four children in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Benin and the Philippines.

The Club continues to support H.E.A.R.T Beat, the First Responders team serving Hurstpierpoint and Hassocks, with a further donation of £2,000 for another defibrillator.

The Chernobyl Children’s Project http://www.chernobyl-children.org.uk/ has received a donation of £100.00, to help in their work of providing holidays and respite care for children from Belarus, who live in the affected areas.

St Peter & St James Hospice has again been supported with a donation of £500.00 towards their extension project.

Newick House School has been given a donation of £500.00 as part of our continuing support for them. A party of children from the school will again be taken on the annual Rotary Kids Out excursion to Chessington World of Adventure, on 11th June 2008, in a joint project with the Rotary Club of Burgess Hill and District.

Bluebird Community Transport received a donation of £200.00 in recognition of the valuable work which they do in providing transport for the less-able members of the community.

The Friends of Wolstonbury have been given £200.00 to help their efforts to preserve the ambience of Wolstonbury Hill. Their web site is at http://www.wolstonbury.com/.

Shine Theatre Group have received £222.72 as a donation towards their activities with children of all abilities. Their web site is at http://www.shinetheatregroup.co.uk/.

A Rotary Club in Thailand has been given a donation of £500.00 to purchase locally-made wheelchairs suited to the terrain in which they are used.

Following the Typhoon in Myanmar (Burma) and the Chinese earthquake, the Club has purchased 3 Shelter Boxes to be sent to those areas. See http://www.shelterbox.org/ and click on “News” for details of their work.

DONATIONS made in the Rotary Year 2006-2007

Our Club has made the following donations during this Rotary Year, from the Charity Trust Fund.

The Club has again made its annual donation of £720 to Plan International, to help support four children in Sri Lanka, Bolivia, Benin and the Philippines.

Mission His Way, the charity run by David Slater to fund his missionary work in Uganda, received a donation of £250.00

Sam Rogers, who is going to Namibia with Raleigh International to help build a school, received a donation of £100.00

Sparkles and Surprises, the charity established by Jacqui Dolton to bring smiles to children with special needs, received a donation of £200.00

The Impact Foundation received a donation of £1,000.00 to help their work in bringing surgery to people in India and Bangladesh.

Compassion & Care International, a charity established by John Wildrianne to provide rapid response to natural disasters, received a donation of £250.00

St Peter & St James Hospice received a donation of £250.00

The Hurstpierpoint First Responders team received a further donation of £250.00, to help with their continued expenses of training and operating the service.

We donated €1,000 (£680.00) to the project specified by our Dutch Contact Club, the Rotary Club of Oss-Maasland, Stichting Hulpfonds Katra Hospital in the Mandala District, and the Motinala Jungle Hospital in Madhya Pradesh, India.

Rotary Kids Out cost us £258.75 to take 20 children from Newick House School to Chessington for the annual day out. This was funded equally by our Mother Club, the Rotary Club of Burgess Hill and District.