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Grantham Lions Club Uk, Lincolnshire, Charity supporting the local community

Will your Business or school be part of the Centurion Cub?

100 business or schools needed to help us raise £10,000.  That’s only £100 but would make a huge difference to the local communityCenturion club logo part 3So what’s the catch?

We are looking for you to be a part of 100 local organisations to make the pledge to each raise £100 before the end of 2017.

Think you have what it takes to be in our Centurion Club?

Why not speak to Katie, Alastair or Ian and find out what difference you can make?

e-mail:           granthamlionsuk@gmail.com

 

 

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Lions Harness Donations to help Kesteven RiDeAbility

The Grantham Lions are delighted to support the Kesteven RiDeAbility group, who provide an excellent service for local disabled adults and children.

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Situated in the picturesque village of Hough on the Hill, Kesteven RiDeAbility is a friendly, welcoming group offering disabled adults and children the opportunity to experience equestrian disciplines such as Dressage, Showjumping and Endurance.

The group offers a proven pathway of success from grass roots therapeutic riding to competing at Paralympic level.

For more information about the club please visit their website: –http://www.kestevenrda.co.uk/

The Grantham Lions are always looking for new members so we can help even more of the local Grantham community. Interested in volunteering? Take a look at our website or find us on Facebook to see what we do and how you can get involved.

https://granthamlionsuk.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/granthamlions

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Making a difference – New Member joins the Lions

We are pleased to welcome our new member Jean Robinson to the Grantham Lions Club.
Grantham Lion President Sandie Baker, with Lion Phil Marshall making the presentation.

We welcome Jean and look forward to working with you.

We are always looking for new members to help us carry on the great work we do for the local area.

Why not talk to us today, all we need is your time, it can make a world of difference

granthamlionsuk@gmail.com

Lions Go Daffodil for charity

The Grantham Lions Club would like to thank all those who helped us raise a massive £688.30 for Marie Curie Daffodil appeal.

The Grantham Lions spent Friday 24th  and Saturday 25th March dressed up in their finest Daffodil wears to help raise awareness of the great work the Marie Curie charity trust do to help provide care and support for people living with any terminal illness, and their families.

We would also like to thank ASDA for allowing us the opportunity again to use their premises to help with this great cause.

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The monies were presented to Gary Burr from Marie Curie charity who was delighted with the amount raised and expressed his thanks to all those who donated. The donation will be used in the local Grantham area to help those in need.

For more information about Marie curie please visit their website: www.mariecurie.org.uk

For more information about the Grantham Lions and to see the great work they do in the local area please visit their website: https://granthamlionsuk.wordpress.com or face book page www.facebook.com/granthamlions

Lions Spread a Little Sunshine

The Grantham Lions club visited Rainbows Hospice in Loughborough to see what a great job they are doing helping care for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions.

The Rainbows Children’s hospice is dedicated to meeting the needs of the children and young people from the East Midlands who come to the Hospice, some of whom are from the Grantham area.

They do a fantastic job and help give the children and young people a place to play, laugh and love life.

Rainbows is just not about the children and young people it’s a place where they and their families are cared for and supported

The Grantham Lions have been keen to help support the hospice, and the great team behind the scenes for all the work they do not just caring for those who need, but getting out and helping to raise the funds needed to run/improve the facility and services.

We are very lucky that one of the community fund raisers Jess Dixon came out with us in December to experience one of our fund raising activities “the Grantham Lions Santa sleigh”. The Grantham Lions decided that The Rainbows Children’s hospice should receive the funds from that evening’s fundraising, and where delighted to presented Jess with a cheque for the hospice.

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The Grantham Lions have pledge to continue supporting the Hospice and have organised a Charity Barn dance in support of the Rainbows Children’s Hospice and St Barnabas Hospice here in Grantham.

The barn dance is happening on Saturday 10th June 2017 with tickets being only £20 including a hog roast, strawberries and cream with the local Higgledy Piggledy Band helping you dance the  night away , don’t forget to grab your partner and have a great evening out whilst helping to support these great causes.

For tickets please contact Activities chairman Phil Marshall from the Grantham Lions on 07879 492306 alternatively e-mail granthamlionsuk@gmail.com

For more information about the Grantham lions why not visit their website https://granthamlionsuk.wordpress.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/granthamlions

What to know more about The Rainbows Children Trust why not visit their site https://www.rainbows.co.uk/

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Another New Member…

We are pleased to welcome our new member Tina Boltey to the Grantham Lions Club.
Grantham Lion President Sandie Baker, with Lion Godfrey Mackinder making the presentation.

We welcome Tina and look forward to working with you.

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Want To know more about joining the Grantham Lions?

give us an e-mail at granthamlionsuk@gmail.com

 

 

 

Where There’s a Need….

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The Grantham Lions club have donated a laptop to the North & South Kesteven Early Help Team.

The request came in for a laptop to help support a young carer who has a role of care and emotional support for her younger brother with additional needs, and her mother who struggles with her mental health.

The Lions club are delighted to have been able to help in supplying a laptop so this young carer can continue with her education and achieve their goals.

The Laptop was kindly donated by Lion Phil Marshall and his company Fengrain Limited

The laptop was presented to Karen Brown an early help worker for North & South Kesteven early help team, Karen said: “I am delighted to receive the donation of a laptop for the Grantham Lions Club on behalf of a young carer I am working with.

“This will enable her to continue with studies towards A levels and enable her to balance her valuable caring role whilst continuing to remain in education.

“I would like to say a grateful thank you to the lions for their continued support for young carers in Grantham, Lincolnshire.

“The vision of Lincolnshire county council is that every young carer is recognised, valued and supported to have a good health and wellbeing, and achieve their full potential.”

The service can be contacted on 01522 553275 or e-mail youngcarers@lincolnshire.gov.uk

For more information about the Grantham Lions Club and how to get involved please visit our website: https://granthamlionsuk.wordpress.com or find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/granthamlions

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