Charity of the year
2016 Financial Year
Members voted at the AGM held on 15th June 2016 to support the following two charities for the year:
Freewheelers Emergency Voluntary Service
This service is provided free of charge to the NHS and is funded entirely by public donations and sponsorship. They transport blood, pathology & microbiology specimens, patient notes, X-rays, breast milk and other medical supplies
South West Action for Learning and Living Our Way works together with people with learning disabilities to live life to the full through provision of a range of services and opportunities that help build valuable life skills and experiences.
Previous years supported charities
Count Me In - An organisation that supports young adults with learning disabilities providing a safe environment where they can socialise and build their confidence through music.
The Carers Centre - The Carers Centre is established as the leading provider of free support, advice, breaks away from caring and influential lobbying for carers in Bath and North East Somerset. Adult carers of all ages and young carers aged 5 to 17 are eligible for help and support to make caring easier.
Autistic Eye - A small social enterprise providing opportunities for individuals on the autistic spectrum to share their creativity in a positive and insightful way.
Positive Action on Cancer (PAC) - PAC provides counselling to people with life-threatening illness to cope with the devastating news including family and friends of the patient.
W.I.S.H. - Working In Support of Holidays for the disabled
First Radstock Scout Group