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CHRISTMAS HAMPER DRAW - Started in 2019 and restarting Christmas 2021. Held at 2 Markets in Truro- Lemon Street and the Pannier Market. Contents donated by local Supermarkets - Waitrose and Tesco supplemented with Meat Vouchers jointly funded by Road Fine Foods and Truro Lions. Raising Funds specifically for Truro and Surrounding Area local good causes.

 

ANNUAL SENIOR CITIZENS PARTY  Held in January each year, when things have quietened down a bit after Christmas.  We host up to 48 senior citizens.   A first class tea is provided by our ladies with excellent entertainment by talented local choirs & musicians. Thank you, also, to St John Ambulance, who supported us on the day.

EASTER EGG RAFFLE. 30 Large Easter eggs are raffled at a variety of pubs and other locations in the City, and surrounding areas. .

TRURO WOMENS REFUGE Members have helped with the internal decoration, as and when rooms have been vacant.

CANCER RESEARCH UK - RACE FOR LIFEMembers & wives help at this event setting up & dismantling the start / finish and handing out medals, water & goody bags to the participants.  http://raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/choose-your-event/truro.html?event=241

 

ROC WELCOME CLUB (PREVIOUSLY TRURO GATEWAY CLUB) ‚ÄčWe have worked closely with this club over the years since it was formed in 1984.  We always look forward to cooking their barbeque, each July, almost as much as the members enjoy eating the food prepared!  We also help by supplying and manning the registration tent for their ROC 5K race in June, one of their major annual fundraisers.  http://www.roc-uk.org/news/roc-welcome-club-truro-annual-bbq

CHARITY SUMMER FAIR  This event, on Lemon Quay attracts many small charities, joining us to raise much needed funds.  If your charity wishes to join us next year, with a stall, please tell our Fund Raising chairman via the "contact us" page.

STITHIANS SHOW  We man the gates checking tickets, in return for a donation to Charity funds. 

ROWLANDS FUN FAIR Most years David Rowland and his staff very kindly donate their time and equipment for a Sunday morning. Lions Clubs throughout the County arrange for young people, with disabilities, who otherwise would not be able to visit a fun fair, to have enjoy themselves in a safe environment.  http://www.thisiscornwall.co.uk/Disabled-people-enjoy-free-day-funfair/story-13741325-detail/story.html

CRYSTAL GOLF COMPETITION Our annual golf day  is our major fundraiser each year.  Many thanks to Truro Golf Club for hosting the event and all  those who participate, many of whom return year on year.  http://www.trurogolfclub.co.uk/galerific/present_gallery.shtml

BOOK STALLS ON LEMON QUAY  Held normally on the first Saturday monthly from March to October, when we sell second hand book kindly donated by the public.  Fresh books, particularly good quality paperback fiction always welcome and non fiction.

Collections can be arranged.  Please phone 0345 833 5824 or email trurolions@hotmail.co.uk

CUDDLY TOY STALLS Formerly Teddy Bears, but latterly cuddly Lions, this has been one of our best fund raisers throughout the last 45 years.  For many years the stall has been run by Colin and Hilda Powell and they have become well known at various venues in the Truro and Roseland area.

 

WIRED STROKE & BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION CENTRE AT ALLET  Wired is the only rehabilitation centre in Cornwall that offers conventional therapies and art and craft workshops to people who have suffered from a stroke, or acquired brain injury as well as long term neurological conditions.  http://www.wiredcornwall.org/front/

 

THE MAJORITY OF FUNDS RAISED BY THE CLUB ARE USED LOCALLY

However we also support :-

Lions Clubs International Foundation  http://www.lcif.org

Lions Sightfirst   http://lionsclubs.org/EN/our-work/sight-programs/index.php

Lions Water Aid http://www.wateraid.org/uk/get_involved/community_groups/professional_groups/lions/default.asp

Mount Kailash School Nepal  http://opencharities.org/charities/1015291

Dentaid http://www.dentaid.org/

and

The Mercy Rescue Trust, which operates an orphanage in Kenya.    http://www.mercyrescue.co.uk/

 

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