WHAT CHARITIES HAVE WE SUPPORTED?
Some Significant Support Highlights
• 2008/10 Santa Run raises over £35,000 total for Cystic Fibrosis Trust & Children with Leukaemia . Pilgrims Hospices and many local charities
2008 Charity Dinner with the 2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles (£5K)
2007 Pilgrims Hospices (£4K) and Institute of Cancer Research (£3K)
2006 Kent Air Ambulance (£2.5K), Member Lee Robinson climbs the Matterhorn to swell our charity pot, and we help MAF to open an airstrip in South Sudan.
1999/2008  Life Education Mobile Classroom and Educator for Shepway schools (£75K) plus on-going contribution to running costs.
1996 Onwards - Handicamp Holidays (£20K) – holidays for handicapped local people
1995 Ghana Water Aid to provide fresh water for 15 villages (£6K).
1992 Age Concern Bus (£12K)
1989 Onwards Motor Neurone Disease Association marshals/logistics for the annual Saltwood Boxing Day Run (largest in Britain, nearly 1,000 runners).
1988 PolioPlus – Rotary’s worldwide polio eradication programme (£6K)
1985 Onwards - drivers for the Shepway Disabled Association bus
1981 (our 1st year) - Italian Earthquake Disaster - £4.5K raised in 2 days & 3 caravans of relief supplies driven there by Channel Rotary and Folkestone Round Table members.

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Some Charities and Causes We Have and Are Supporting
LOCAL AND NATIONAL
INTERNATIONAL
• Demelza House Childrens’ Hospice
• Children with Leukaemia
• Dutch Tulip Bulbs for Folkestone’s Leas (c.100,000 bulbs)
• East Kent Life Education Centre
• Folkestone Rainbow Centre
• Cystic Fibrosis Trust (Kent)
• Girl Guides & Boy Scouts
• Gurkha Welfare Trust
• Institute of Cancer Research
• Kent Autistic Trust
• Kids Out Charity
• Make a Wish Charity
• Motor Neurone Disease Research
• Operation Raleigh
• RNLI
• Salvation Army
• Shepway Disabled Association
• William Harvey Hospital Scanner Appeal
• Folkestone Floods Appeal
• Folkestone Red Cross
• Guide Dogs for the Blind
• Hearing Dogs for the Deaf
• Kent Air Ambulance
• Kent Social Services
• Local Schools
• Macmillan Nurses
• Pilgrims Hospices
• Royal Society for the Deaf
• Folkestone Samaritans
• St John’s Ambulance (Cheriton)
• Burma (Myanmar) Cyclone
• Indonesian Tsunami
• Mission Aviation Fellowship (disaster/humanitarian relief)
• Rotary African Vision
• Rotary Foundation
• Rotary Polioplus Campaign
• ShelterBox
• Somalia Famine Relief
• Sudan Famine Relief
• Water Aid
• Zimbabwe Drought Relief