Obviously last year was a difficult one for all service organisations. The Club still wanted to support local and international charities and we are pleased that we were able to give a total of £5,325 to nine worthy causes which included:
Paul Sartori – Paul Sartori Hospice at Home is a local Pembrokeshire Charity offering free specialised support and advice for those in the later stages of any life limiting illness. About us – Paul Sartori Hospice at Home The Club felt that during lockdown this was one of two priority donations and gave £2000.
Bethel Food Bank – providing free supermarket food to members of the public struggling with food poverty. Food Bank | Bethel Trust (betheltrustpt.co.uk) This was our second lockdown priority donation and the Club gave £1000.
Tearfund – a Christian charity partnering with churches in more than 50 of the world’s poorest countries tackling poverty and injustice through sustainable development by responding to disasters and challenging injustice. Tearfund
Shelterbox – teams work with disaster hit families around the world offering emergency shelter and other essential items to support them in rebuilding their lives. ShelterBox
Asthma UK – working to stop asthma attacks and ultimately find a cure for it. Asthma UK
PATCH – a local charity aiming to relieve the effects of poverty for individuals and families within Pembrokeshire. PATCH
Dementia UK – providing specialist dementia support for families giving compassionate one-to-one support, guidance and practical solutions. Dementia UK
Kids Cancer Charity – dedicated to the fight against childrens’ cancer. Kids Cancer Charity
Rotary Doctor Bank – provides funding for volunteer healthcare workers to travel to developing countries to treat patients and provide teaching to doctors, nurses and midwives. THE ROTARY DOCTOR BANK
Rotary District 9570 in Northern Australia where serious drought (in some areas in its 10th consecutive year) has eroded income for farms and small businesses, increased rural poverty and impacted mental health, welfare and service provision.
A contribution to the restoration of The Daniel Anderson – a steamship with an unique story.https://www.thedanny.co.uk/
As well as these donations the Club gave prizes to the winners of its Youth Competitions and supported Ysgol Harri Tudur with a donation towards its Prize Giving ceremony as well as donating a large number of refurbished laptops/all in one computers to help with home learning for the school’s students during lockdown and beyond.