Rotary International Launches Haiti Appeal

Posted by on Jan 19, 2010 in international | 0 comments

This is a news piece from Rotary International’s  Site for the UK and Ireland RIBI launches Haiti Earthquake Appeal Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) is launching an appeal for donations to help rebuild the thousands of lives shattered by the Haitian earthquake. RIBI President, David Fowler is calling for contributions, which have so far helped victims of the Australia bush fire, the 2007 Flood Appeal and the Boxing Day Tsunami. The gifts will be used to provide...

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First ShelterBoxes arrive in Port au Prince

Posted by on Jan 19, 2010 in General | 0 comments

A press release from ShelterBox: First ShelterBoxes arrive in Port au Prince The first ShelterBoxes have arrived in Port au Prince and hundreds more are due to arrive later today. The ShelterBox Response Team of David Eby (US), Wayne Robinson (US) and Mark Pearson (UK), who have been in Haiti’s capital since Thursday, took delivery of the first ShelterBoxes at Port au Prince airport yesterday. The team say twelve of these boxes will be used to build an emergency field hospital at the...

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£8,500 Raised For Haiti-It looks like this

Posted by on Jan 18, 2010 in international | 0 comments

Now that the money is in, someone has to count it. The money was banked early this morning. But as you can see, it does mount up.

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£8,500 Raised By Farnborough Rotarians For Haiti

Posted by on Jan 18, 2010 in international | 0 comments

Last weekend Farnborough Rotarians raised £8500 for the Haiti disaster. The money was raised over Saturday and Sunday at the Meadows Shopping centre. All the money will go towards buying shelter boxes which can provide immediate help to those who need temporary accommodation. You can find out more from their website click here. Decided that we were going to try and help, not by giving money but buying survival boxes…. Called ShelterBoxes These boxes cost £490 each So how did we mange...

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