Projects

Throughout the Rotary year we work on a range of projects that support our local community of Langport & Somerton, national projects through RIBI and international projects often in collaboration with other Rotary Clubs in District 1200 and Rotary's own charity, Foundation

 

Since 1st July 2016 to 1st August 2017 we have given to the following organisations:-

£3,080            Forget-Me-Not Memory Café

£2,500            Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance

£1,500            Nepal Trust
£1,000            Prostate Cancer UK 

£1,000            Macmillan UK 
£1,000            bibic (Langport-based brain injured childrens' charity)
£1,000            Children of Fiji

£650               Freewheelers Blood Bikes

£450               World Works Waterboxes
£120               UNICEF Syrian Children appeal

£100               Progressio (Voluntary Service Overseas)

 

These are the types of projects we also support and we are open to applications for funds or projects to support in our local community:-

 

  • Provided small burseries to support young people travel around the globe for their educational and vocational enhancement.

 

  • Provided support to a local volunteer group who hosted a Christmas Day lunch to those in our community with no family or friends to share the special day with.

 

  • Helped Curry Rivel Guides buy new tents to support their personal development.

 

  • We are active supporters of the District's young people's projects, particularly Youth Speaks and Kids Out

 

 

2016/17 saw us support the Nepal Trust and BIBIC as the two key projects chosen by our President, Mike Gillingham and for our 2017/18 year the incoming President, Roger Hampton is keen to support local charities while still recognising our international commitments

 

For more information about our other project work in 2018, please click on to one of the project links:-

 

 

 

We meet on Thursdays at 6.30pm

 

The Langport Arms

Cheapside

Langport

TA10 9PD

Somerset

 

 

 

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