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CLUB PROJECTS

The Rotary Club of St Marylebone is actively involved with local community and international projects. 

The charitable projects for which we shall raise funds in the Rotary Year 2018- 2019 are:

Local Projects

 

Woman's Trust - supporting women to recover from domestic violence

StreetSmart - Helping the Homeless

Orion (Youth Orchestra) - A unique training experience for young musicians

International Project

The David Nott Foundation - Established in 2015 to provide training for local medical and nursing teams in conflict and disaster zones throughout the world

In addition, we shall honour our Club's obligations to the Rotary Foundation with the "End Polio Now" campaign and other local and national charities.

 

 Recent projects include;

LOCAL COMMUNITY

 

 

  • A new minibus for the Portman Early Childhood Centre for socially deprived children in the Church Street Ward of Marylebone (London N8)
  • Help for KIDS - a home learning charity for severely disabled children

  • Assistance in the refurbishment of the top floor of the Almshouses on Crawford Place (London W1)
  • Westminster Drug Project’s Foundation Aftercare Project: The Club works with the peer mentoring component by setting up a link with peer mentors and the International Students’ House
  • Support for Corekids, a service for children and parents affected by substance misuse
  • Support for ‘Starfish’, a training programme for effective and sustainable control of stammering
  • Rota Kids project to help children’s self esteem by introducing the Rotary concept of service, understanding and citizenship to children aged 8-11 years

INTERNATIONAL

The Club micro-financed a group of poor women in a Mexican village, to buy raw materials for a range of artisan products that they manufactured and sold in the markets. The project enabled the women to provide food and shelter for their families.

  • The Club has played its part in supporting Rotary’s global flagship campaign to ‘End Polio Now’ by commissioning a local artist to design greeting cards - the proceeds of the cards supports the campaign
  • Emergency Aid – the Club joins other Rotary Club around the world in offering life saving support when natural disasters overwhelm people, for example, the recent floods in Pakistan and the earthquake in Haiti
  • Educational Scholarships/Study Exchange Programmes – the Club joins Rotary Clubs around the world in promoting the exchange of ‘ambassadorial’ students by supporting them in London and helping them travel overseas.