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Sale Rotary Club supports Sale

In the last few years the Rotary Club of Sale has given more than £16,000 to local, national and international charities, causes and initiatives designed to help people who really need it ... when they need it.

That figure has included:

£150 to the TALL SHIPS YOUTH TRUST to support the personal development of local young people who join tall ship crews for organised expeditions.

£200 to SUE RYDER CARE to help finance the compassionate health and social care they give to people with end of life and long term needs.


£250 to the FRIENDS OF WALTON PARK - a community group that works to enhance Walton Park in Sale and improve facilities there for the use and enjoyment of local people.

£150 for the Cheadle-based TOGETHER TRUST which provides life opportunities for young people with behavioural problems, learning difficulties, physical disabilities and autism conditions.

£100 to help the setting up and running of a new IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM NORTH feature.

£200 - when the social club bingo machine broke at NEW HEY COURT sheltered accommodation the elderly residents turned to the Rotary Club of Sale and we bought them a new one.

£700 to help a dozen young people from the PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, Sale to enjoy a five-day camping stay at one of the country's biggest Christian events.


£200 to BRENTWOOD SCHOOL - a very special community school in Timperley that provides specialist education for 11 to 19 year-old pupils with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties.

£200 to a Rotary  FLOOD APPEAL when Yorkshire and Humberside homes were among thousands throughout the UK to be flooded - affecting 35,000 people in 17,000 homes in Hull alone where 10,000 properties had to be evacuated leaving the city council with repair costs of 200 million.

£1,100 to help the ROYAL AIR FORCE ASSOCIATION support the families and dependants of serving and former members of the Royal Air Force.

£370 to Greater Manchester's INTERGEN Community Interest Company which brings schoolchildren and older people together to work in partnership for the benefit of local communities.


£1,000 to help TRAFFORD JUNIOR NETBALL TEAM fund a life-changing two-week match tour of Australia - the biggest venture in the club's 15-year history.

£1,000 to support ALTRINCHAM AND SALE SEA CADETS in its work to encourage young people to develop qualities of self-discipline, leadership and a sense of responsibility to the community.

£250 to the ASHTON ON MERSEY JUNIOR RUGBY UNION FOOTBALL CLUB to help fund a tour for their under 15 players.

£500 to help the leading UK cancer hospital THE CHRISTIE, in Didsbury, to fund projects that are outside the scope of the NHS.

£1,000 to help OVERSEAS INITIATIVES supported by the Rotary Club of Northwich Vale Royal including the Mothusi Project working with HIV/Aids victims in South Africa.

More than £3,000 for the club's annual YOUTH MERIT AWARDS which recognise the personal courage of nominated pupils at Sale Grammar School, Ashton on Mersey School, Sale High School and Broadoak High School.

£200 in sponsorship for SIMON MUNDAY, from Sale, who ran the New York Marathon for the Firefighters Benevolent Fund.


£600 was raised by Sale Rotarians through their share in the organisation of a Flanders and Swann fundraising concert in aid of Rotary Foundation's polio eradication appeal. Rotary funding is credited with having the single most significant impact in the worldwide fight against this crippling condition.

£100 a club community award to GILLIAN MILLS, a founder member and head of Ashton on Mersey School's 'Learning Support' department for it's work on behalf of young people who are challenged by learning, physical and behavioural needs.

£250 to fund the cost of professional one-to-one care for a 10 year-old boy with a rare genetic disease - which enabled his family to access world-class medical experts during a weekend conference by the SOCIETY FOR MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDE DISEASES.

£100 towards the costs of attending a European girlguiding event for members of the 1st ASHTON ON MERSEY GUIDES.

£100 towards the running costs and workshops at a community themed kiteflying  event by the SALE MOOR EVENTS GROUP.

£2,000 to various overseas aid projects sponsored by ROTARY INTERNATIONAL.


£500 to fund a lifesaving medical expedition to DEUSA - a remote part of rural Nepal where 41% of the population is malnourished, disease is rife, death rates are high and the nearest hospital is a day's walk away.

£300 to help cover expenses by Sale student JACK BATTERSBY who spent a month on community aid work in the isolated rural village of Lokod in the Transylvania region of Romania.


£600 for the club's annual award in recognition of individual catering students at TRAFFORD COLLEGE who show perseverance and determination to overcome personal challenges and achieve their goals.

£600 for the Earl Haigh Fund's POPPY DAY appeal - and help at collection points.

£900 (over three years) for JENNY McGUCKIAN and HANNA LAMBERT, from Sale, who joined working parties  from the 'DRIP' charity, in two separate years, to build rainwater collection systems in Ugandan villages and train local people how to use them efficiently to grow their own food.

£150 to support Sale medical student RACHEL FLETCHER's work on the Pacific island of Vanuatu.

£200 towards 14 year-old Sale schoolgirl LAUREN TUTTY's travelling expenses to represent England at the prestigious Junior World Karate Championships in Malaysia.

£50 to help LIMETREE PRIMARY SCHOOL to celebrate its anniversary.

£150 for the work of the SALVATION ARMY in Sale.

£136 on dictionaries presented to school leavers from WORTHINGTON ROAD SCHOOL.

£100 to 318 Squadron of the AIR TRAINING CORPS.

£350 to Sale schoolgirl MEGAN CURTIS for her voluntary work in deprived areas of Madagascar.

£200 for research into ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE.

£200 for Manchester Children's Hospital "RONALD McDONALD HOUSE".



£250 for the NEPALESE CHILDREN'S TRUST in support of medical student Kanchha Sherpa.

£225 towards THERESA CROOKALL's expenses in joining a GIRLGUIDING international community project in the Atlas mountain village of Imlil in Morocco.

£300 to MANOR HIGH SCHOOL to buy a digital piano for a special needs 'after school' drama and music club.

£440 to buy a garden shed, for storage, to help a family of five suffering overcrowding problems in a three bedroom-house caring for a Downs Syndrome daughter and two other daughters including a university degree student. Nominated by TRAFFORD CARERS ASSOCIATION.