Grangemouth Rotary Club hosts virtual sportsman's dinner for hospice and CHAS

A virtual sportsman’s dinner has been organised by Grangemouth Rotary Club to raise funds for two Scottish hospice charities.

Thursday, 4th March 2021, 5:47 pm

It replaces the club’s annual event which has generated over £400,000 in total since it was held in 1987.

The virtual fundraiser will run until the end of May, during which time donations can made to the Rotary’s two long-term charity partners, CHAS and Strathcarron Hospice.

Iain Mitchell, Grangemouth Rotary spokesman, said: “All of the fundraising we have achieved over the years has only been made possible because of the generosity of the people in our community.

Strathcarron Hospice.

“All funds raised will be equally divided between CHAS and Strathcarron Hospice, two very worthwhile charities which need our help more than ever during these challenging times.”

The support was warmly welcomed by CHAS and the hospice.

Fiona Leslie, CHAS senior community fundraiser, said: “We are so grateful to Grangemouth Rotary for finding new ways like this virtual campaign to continue fundraising.”

Claire Kennedy, community fundraiser at Strathcarron Hospice added: "It's fantastic to see how the club has adapted their fundraising this year, despite the ongoing restrictions in place and we want to extend our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to everyone involved.

“The generous support of the club over the years has been incredible - from funding technology upgrades within the Hospice to renovating family spaces - we are very grateful.”

Every person who donates will also be entered into a prize draw to win £250 if they leave their name and a message.

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