We support Local, National, and International Charities
and this year has been difficult. Like many other organisations our activities have been suspended but we are supporting the
community where we are able.
In addition to funds available from past events,
members have been topping this up with personal donations. We have recently donated money to a number of charities including
Newbury Cancer Care and Swings and Smiles, see full list below.
Some members have also been involved with Berkshire
Visions one to one befriending scheme and keeping in telephone contact with visually impaired elderly persons unable to get
Whilst our normal fund raising activities have been restricted, Thatcham Rotarian and Immediate Past District Governor Frank Quinn has produced a CD Music Album
called Blue Hearts and Purple Flowers. Frank has been interviewed on Kennet Radio where they
played two of the tracks, there are ten in total.
Copies are available from Amazon Music and YouTube and supports charities Hope and Homes for Children
and End Polio Now.
Since October last year we have donated £9800 - £7800 of this since the March Lockdown.
Time to Talk, West Berkshire - Berkshire Maestros(Mini Maestro Spacehive) -
Kennet Radio - Thatcham Youth - Newbury Canoe Club - Reading Rotary Uganda School Project - Kennet School Interact Club
- West Berkshire Food Bank - Kennet School PPE Visor Production Materials 1 - Rotary Polio Plus - Rotary Foundation - Kennet
School PPE Visor Production Materials 2 - Rotary Foundation Mercy Ships - Newbury & District Cancer Care - Swings and
Smiles - New Thames Hospice promoted by Ascot Rotary Club - Children's Air Ambulance - Homestart West Berkshire - Kennet
School donations to purchase 30 Kindle Fires - Thatcham Park School - Dingleys Promise.
If you would like to support us to support Local Charities effected by COVID please
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