Benevolent Fund

Some things we do:          

Donations please. Click on the Donate button or make a bank transfer to our charity account below

Nothing is more important in these pandemic days than supporting our youngsters to achieve their full potential.

Over the last twelve months, we have given money to The Blandford School to buy laptops so enabling pupils to study at home.

We have also supported their “Young Enterprise Company” initiative, where young people are motivated to succeed in the changing world of work by equipping them with the work skills, knowledge and confidence they need to succeed.

Blandford Food Bank

Many families are struggling in these difficult days, so we have supported the Food Bank – with money yes! but also with toys for the kids at Christmas, and seeds compost and pots to start an interest in the joy of growing.

Christmas Lunch

Due to covid-19 restrictions we were not able to organise the Christmas lunch for those who would be alone last year.  Sadly, we have been stumped again this year by the non availability of chefs to cook the food prepared by our members on Christmas day.  We also work with our fellow service clubs, Rotary and Lions to help individuals, such as Harvey, who needed help with his mobility.

Other donations

Further afield we have donated to the Weldmar Hospice and the Macular Society.

We have also donated internationally, with help for the Portside explosion in Lebanon, and a contribution to the Nepal Girls Hygiene Project, a programme of education and encouragement for girls to be able to attend school full time where formerly they had been unable or unwilling to attend during their period due to inadequate facilities and prejudice.

Also The Rotary Foundation: a non-profit corporation that supports the efforts of Rotary International to achieve world understanding and peace through international humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchange programs. It is supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.

Please help us to help those in need by donating to our benevolent fund: click on the Donate button or make a transfer from your bank account.