PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES DURING 2015

Total spent or pledged on donations and service activities in 2015 was circa £20,000.

MAJOR SERVICE ACTIVITIES


  • Message in a Bottle scheme in all pharmacies, libraries and doctors surgeries.
  • Approx 620 used spectacles collected for refurbishment and use in developing world, plus 12 hearing aids.
  • Participation in ‘It’s a Knockout’, for people with learning difficulties, along with other Zone Clubs.
  • Two coach trips and cream teas for a total of 91 senior citizens.
  • Christmas lunches provided for 90 Senior Citizens.


SIGNIFICANT DONATIONS & CLUB CONTRIBUTIONS TO SERVICE ACTIVITIES

  • Chestnut Tree House Children’s Hospice + Leo House at Home.   £1410.
  • Rottingdean Village Fair charities   £976.
  • Lions Clubs International Foundation & Lions UK Appeals (inc. UK flooding, Nepal & Taiwan, Refugees)   £2,175.
  • 50% contribution (with Brighton Lions) for a wheelchairs for local young person   £900.
  • Martlets Hospice    £1000.
  • Sussex Air Ambulance - Lions Night Flying Project.   £1,000.
  • Various cancer reasearch charities   £1,400.
  • Local youth projects (e.g. Youth club, Scouts, Guides, special schools etc.)   £1,507.
  • Deans Youth Project (Woodingdean) – new kitchen contribution.   £1000.
  • Support for various local senior citizen organisations.   £707.
  • Contribution towards senior citizens coach outing.   £615
  • Contribution towards senior citizens Christmas Lunches.   £866.
  • Blind Veterans UK .   £600
  • Disability sports projects.   £600
  • Autism Sussex.   £500
  • Southdown Housing Trust.   £570.
  • Sightsavers .   £300
  • Plus approximately 30 other small donations, too numerous to itemise.

MAIN FUNDRAISING SOURCES


  • Profit from Fayre/Gala Flyer.   £325.
  • Lions Fayre - Rottingdean.   £3,528.
  • Easter Egg Raffles.   £925.
  • Lions Summer Draw.   £1,087.
  • Rottingdean Village Fair BBQ & Bar   £2,192.
  • Race Night.   £1,163.
  • Saltdean Gala    £4,153.
  • Various Collections.   £805.
  • Street Collections in Woodingdean   £4,860.
  • Christmas auction.   £1,630.
  • Rottingdean Club Lottery Draw.   £468.
  • R & S Lions Supporters 200 Club.   £415.
  • Gift Aid.      £1,405.
  • Sponsored Swim.   £1,664.
  • Plus numerous other activities, collections, trader contributions, personal donations, etc