Banstead Rotary Charity Walk 2022

Banstead Rotary Charity Walk 2022

Rotary Club of Banstead Trust Fund

Charity and Not-for-Profit
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About Us

The Rotary Club of Banstead 

Banstead Rotary is well known for the help it gives to local groups together with its International charity work. With public help and support we usually raise in the area of £20,000 each year.

We work to support local groups and charities, raising much needed funds through our Christmas collections and other activities through the year.

We run the Banstead Village Fair on the first Saturday in July each year which gives these local organisations opportunity to showcase what they do and to raise more money for themselves.  About 30 groups take part.

Why we're raising money

Our Charity Walk on 8th May 2022 is the first since 2019.

We are aiming to help both Rotary charities and Charities identified by walkers.

Sadly Covid-19 and lockdowns have taken their toll.  The sponsored walk on 8th May 2022 is an ideal opportunity to get out there and enjoy our beautiful countryside while raising much needed funds for beleaguered charities who have lost so much during these difficult times.

Walkers wanting to raise funds for their chosen charities simply enter the name on their application form and at least 85% of funds raised by them will be paid to this nominated recipient. This can be a school, club, youth group, church or any other registered charity. The remaining 15% will go to Rotary charities.

Our related campaigns


Tuberous Sclerosis Association (TSA)

This Charity has a personal link as a very good friend Tara has lived with this condition all her life. She is a wonderful young woman, who wants to live an independent life but is reliant on the wonderful services that the Tuberous Sclerosis (TS) clinic provides. Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) is a genetic condition that can lead to growths in various organs of the body, but those most commonly affected are the brain, eyes, heart, kidney, skin and lungs.The Tuberous Sclerosis Association is the front runner for pioneering research, which is searching for a cure and new treatments. Not only do they fund ground-breaking research but they support families that need it. TSC is a condition that is hard not only the person themselves, but also the family. TSA have support for the families, they help to provide information on benefits support, care and emotional wellbeing.Everyday I see her and her family fight this condition and still have an upbeat smile on their faces. With your support, via a donation, you can help families such as Tara have a independent life and maybe one day help to find a cure!
£1,115.00 Raised Closed
111.50% of target
Target Breaker

Team Dyscover (Banstead Rotary Charity Walk)

A team of Dyscover staff, trustees and volunteers and friends are taking part in the Banstead Rotary Charity Walk on Sunday 8th May to raise vital funds to support Dyscover's work providing long-term support and opportunities to people with aphasia and their families. Aphasia is a neurological condition, acquired through stroke, brain injury or rare form of dementia and is very isolating and frustrating. Aphasia affects a person's communication, including their ability to find words, construct sentences and to understand language, both written and spoken. Dyscover works to inform, support and empower people with aphasia to manage their communication disability and to reengage with life. They create an aphasia friendly community in which people feel included, valued and have a sense of purpose. They offer structured, therapeutic group sessions to over 80 adults per week, either at centres in Leatherhead and Kingston or through online groups which were developed during lockdown. For more information please see"Its getting better all the time...Dyscover has helped me to cope with my frustration and find space and time to communicate my needs""It was like turning a light on. Coming to Dyscover has helped me to improve my communication skills, regain confidence and a zest for life"Please do support our amazing team to and help us make a difference to the lives of people with aphasia. 85% of the money that we raise money will go to Dyscover and the rest of the money will go to other great local charities supported by Banstead Rotary. Thank you very much for your support!
£1,408.75 Raised 1 Day left
281.75% of target

Striding out to support Surrey's unpaid carers

A carer is anyone, including children and adults who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction and cannot cope without their support. The care they give is unpaid. - NHSAs a registered charity, Crossroads Care Surrey ( support more than 2,000 carers and their families in the county, please help us to support more.We support unpaid carers in Surrey by providing respite breaks so a carer can have time away from their usual caring role. This enables a hardworking carer to have a few hours to themselves to relax and recharge, knowing their loved one is being cared for by one of our professional, qualified Carer Support Workers. Our recent survey of our carers in Surrey found that 7 in 10 often feel lonely in their caring role. A visit by a Carer Support Workers can also provide a carer with the opportunity to leave their home environment for a few hours to take part in sport, leisure or social activities to improve their overall emotional wellbeing."Thank you so much to all of you at Crossroads for this wonderful gift of time and care. I cannot thank you enough. We are very grateful and appreciate all the care and kindness that we are surrounded by. I cannot speak highly enough of them all. These two mornings mean so much to me and I am truly grateful." A daughter who is a carer for her two elderly and disabled parents.The Crossroads Care Surrey team (including staff, volunteers, supporters and carers) are striding out together to raise money to support unpaid carers by providing funding for more vital respite breaks and to fund care clubs in the community for people with more complex care needs.Please help us make a difference to the lives of unpaid carers by your sponsorship, thank you.
£0.00 Raised Closed
0.00% of target

Mary Frances Trust taking part in The Banstead Rot...

Mary Frances Trust (MFT) is delighted to have the opportunity to benefit from a proportion of sponsorship raised at The Banstead Rotary Club sponsored walk on Sunday 8 May 2022.  Up to 85% of any sponsorship you raise will go to MFT - you can either raise funds via this related campaign OR you can elect Mary Frances Trust on your sponsorship form.  Mary Frances Trust is a mental health and emotional wellbeing charity, supporting people in Surrey since 1994.  We offer a variety of face-to-face and online services, available to adults (16+) living in Surrey who would like to restore and/or maintain their mental and emotional wellbeing (no diagnosis needed).  We run services in Banstead, Elmbridge, Epsom & Ewell and Mole Valley.  Clients can refer themselves, and our services are free of charge.The sponsored walk will be over a route of approximately 8.5 miles, and is open to individuals, groups, families with children and we warmly welcome dogs (on a lead) to be part of this fun walk.  Walkers will set off between 8.30am and 10am, and the route will take you through attractive North Downs scenery and it starts and finishes at Tattenham Corner on the Espsom Downs.  There is a halfway checkpoint, and marshals will monitor all road crossings.Contact Biba, our Fundraising Officer at Mary Frances Trust on if you need any further information about how to get involved in this fun sponsored walk and how you can make the most of your fundraising for Mary Frances Trust.  Thank you for your support and happy walking!
£0.00 Raised 1 Day left
0.00% of target

Stroke Association

I am walking in support of the Inner Wheel Association President's charity, the Stroke Association, and for local charities supported by the Inner Wheel Club of Carshalton
£0.00 Raised 1 Day left
0.00% of target

Jigsaw4u Charity Walk

Once again, Watson & Sole is delighted to take part in the Banstead Rotary Charity Walk which takes place this year on 8th May. A team of colleagues will be walking to raise funds for Jigsaw4u childrens' charity which we have supported since 2019. Jigsaw4u supports thousands of children, young people and their families every year with complex social, emotional and bereavement issues. The charity continued to be a valuable resource throughout lockdown supporting those in need during this difficult period. Services provided by the charity include Pre and Post Bereavement Support, Domestic Abuse, Young Runaways and Child Sexual Exploitation, Disabled Children's Participation, Parenting, Bullying, Mental Health Needs, Advocacy and Independent Visiting and much more. Any support you can afford will be much appreciated and please remember to select Gift Aid if you are eligible.To find out more about Jigsaw4u's work, you can visit you!
£820.25 Raised 1 Day left
82.03% of target

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