Cranleigh Rotary Supports Local and Overseas Organisations and Charities

The Rotary Club of Cranleigh supports many local charities and community events. Street collection 2018 (3)

In recent months, the Club has made the following donations:
  • £300 to Melody Memories, a support group for people who are suffering from dementia;
  • £350 for Macmillan Cancer Research;
  • £200 to Glebelands School to help with the cost of school prizes;
  • £200 for the Cranleigh Churches' Christmas tea and concert;
  • £200 for the Churches' Christmas Lunch for those living on their own;
  • £250 to the Smart project for coordinating help available to disabled members of the community;
  • £285 towards for Parkinson’s disease research, raised from a sponsored walk by Rotarian Gill Leslie;
  • £900 for the BBC Children In Need Appeal;
  • Over £1,200 from the Santa Dash that will be used to provide books and other equipment for local primary schools.
  • £50 to Cranleigh Youth Band.
  • More than £1,000 for Cranleigh Scouts.
In addition, the Cranleigh Club has once again joined St Nicolas Church to conduct the Christmas Shoe Box Appeal for deprived Romanian children. The Club also paid £1,180 for two ShelterBoxes to be sent to the site of the disaster caused by the huge earthquake and tsunami that struck in Indonesia at the end of September. 

Cranleigh Rotarian James Phiri continues to spearhead a number of development efforts in Zambia. These include delivery of medical supplies and equipment to the remote Chilubi Island Health Centre; fundraising for the Virtual Doctors Project; and efforts to proceed with the Rotary Eye Hospital and Rotary Jaipur Limb Project.
The Cranleigh Club has recently agreed to donate half of the proceeds from the Christmas street collection (£1,071) to the Jaipur Limb Project in Zambia. This scheme is being pursued in co-operation with the Lusaka Rotary Club of Maluba.
James has also delivered thousands of pens - provided by Rushmoor Rotary Club - to disadvantaged pupils in Kenya and Zambia.