£15k Raised In Annual Christmas Float Collections

Posted by on Jan 3, 2019 in Christmas, Christmas Collections | 0 comments

PRESS RELEASE 31/12/2018 “FARNBOROUGH PEOPLE ARE SO GENEROUS” Farnborough Rotary Club members praised the town’s residents for their outstanding generosity towards December’s Annual Christmas Float charity collections.  President Michael Smailes said “At a time when many people are having to tighten their belts we collected an amazing total of £15,000 from our daytime collections in the shopping areas and evenings touring residential areas.  We...

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Santa and the Mayor wish us well

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Christmas, Christmas Collections, Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Santa and the Mayor wish us well

Santa Claus dropped into Farnborough to join the Mayor of Rushmoor, Steve Masterson, in wishing the Club and its President Michael Smailes well for its annual Christmas Float collections in aid of mainly local charities. Also in the picture is Andrew Lloyd who runs the club’s Christmas collections operation. Collections start on Sunday 2 December; full details are available...

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Disbursements To Local Charities

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Charities We Support, Christmas Collections, Slideshow | 0 comments

Disbursements To Local Charities

Every December, Farnborough Rotary members and friends walk the streets of Farnborough with the Christmas float to raise funds for local charities. Then all of the money is given to some of the local charities who have applied. On Thursday 30th March 2017 we invited those charities to lunch at the Holiday Inn Farnborough and presented cheques. In this video, member John Grenham explains the process of disbursements and we hear from some of those charities who received cheques on the...

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Local Charities Receive Cheques

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Christmas Collections, Community, Slideshow | 1 comment

Local Charities Receive Cheques

At this week’s meeting we invited all of the charities that were to receive donations for their charity. The money was raised in December, when Farnborough Rotary club members walked the streets of Farnborough alongside the Christmas float. Over £16k was raised and today was the day that disbursements were made. Over 40 charities will receive the proceeds of the annual Christmas float campaign. 85% of the charities are local, although there are some national and international...

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Over £16,000 Raised on Christmas Float

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Christmas Collections, Slideshow | 0 comments

Over £16,000 Raised on Christmas Float

FARNBOROUGH ROTARY CLUB – PRESS RELEASE OVER £16,000 RAISED IN ROTARY’S ‘BEST EVER’ CHRISTMAS COLLECTIONS Farnborough Rotary Club expresses its gratitude to the local community for its support of its best ever Christmas collections. In over three weeks in December the club raised £16,094 from its town centre and evening collections along the town’s roads. This is the club’s best ever, exceeding 2015’s £15,040 and 2012’s £14,831. Club President Brian Fagg said...

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Farnborough Food Bank

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Christmas Collections, Slideshow | 0 comments

Farnborough Food Bank

Rotarian Pam Tunnicliffe (on the left) hands over a cheque for £500 to the Farnborough Food Bank. One of the local charities to benefit from our Christmas Collections in 2015    

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