Rotary Club of King’s Lynn Benevolent Fund

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Following a talk on Zoom by Jane Evans of West Norfolk Young Carers, the Club recently agreed to donate £250 to the charity and in addition 45 Easter eggs were provided for children in King’s Lynn and district.
The Club is grateful to Morrison’s for providing 12 of the eggs free and giving a discount on the price of the remainder.
The photograph shows Community Chairman Ian Mason and Steve Rouke of West Norfolk Young Careers outside Thoresby College with some of the chocolate eggs

About the Rotary Club of King’s Lynn

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The Rotary theme for 2020-21 is Rotary Opens Opportunities

In our Club we have a very enthusiastic and dedicated team of members who enjoy helping others and having fun along the way.

We aim to offer support for local, national and international good causes. In some cases we help groups and in other cases individuals. In the last Rotary Year (July 2019 to June 2020) the Club gave over £16,000 to charitable causes.

In the first six months of the last Rotary year the Club donated over £6,600 to individuals and groups. These include West Norfolk Young Carers, the King’s Lynn Night Shelter, the Purfleet Trust, The Norfolk Smoke Alarm Project, The Royal British Legion, Children in Need, Street Child, Shelter Box, Dictionaries4Life (given to primary school children), Prizes for community service and public speaking, a specialist trike for a disabled child and help for a young lady to buy specialist equipment to further her career.

Following the outbreak of Covid-19, recipients of donations have included the Purfleet Trust, the Norfolk Accident Rescue Service (NARS), The QEH Charity Fund, the Magpie Centre (Riding for the Disabled), the Norfolk Hospice Tapping House, Scotty’s Little Soldiers, the Pandora Project, the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA), the Samaritans and Nelson’s Journey. 100 Easter eggs were also distributed for staff in local care homes.

Some of our chosen charities for this year are:

Riding for the Disabled, the King’s Lynn Night Shelter and the Purfleet Trust

Boxes for wards at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Walking4Norfolk is proud to support Rotary Club of King’s Lynn!