Who we support

We support a wide range of charities and community groups; these can be small projects
that individual clubs have chosen to support, to larger national and international organisations. These are some of the charities that we are supporting during 2021-2022.

District Chairman Isabel has chosen to support YoungMinds during her term in office.

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The crisis in children and young people’s mental health is real and it is urgent. More children and young people than ever before are reaching out for help with their mental health. But for those who take that brave step, help is much too hard to find. 

We are changing this  -  but we can’t do it without the support of our amazing fundraisers. We are so appreciative of the support from District 5 Inner Wheel – the money you raise will go a long way in helping us fight for a future for all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.

Without your help we would not be able to make an impact to the lives of children, young people and their families affected by mental health issues across the UK." 

For more information about YoungMinds click here

Julia Garden, Community Engagement Officer at YoungMinds had this to say:

"We are the UK’s leading charity fighting for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges. We’re here to make sure they get the best possible mental health support and have the resilience to overcome life’s difficulties. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medicins Sans Frontieres 

 

 

 

Our District International Service , Dr Pat Hopkins has chosen to support Medicins Sans Frontieres during her time in office. She has organised a sponsored knit-in whereby Inner Wheel members and friends are being asked to knit 6 inch squares to form blankets and to gain sponsorship for the amount of squares they knit. To find out more contact district5innerwheel@gmail.com    

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Women Helping Women 

 

Our International Inner Wheel President for 2021-22 is Ebe Panitteri Martines. She has written to every member of Inner Wheel across the world to explain her

  theme. The UN 2030 Agenda clearly states that gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls is the catalyst for the achievement of all sustainable development goals.To find out more visit internationalinnerwheel.org

Stroke Association

 

Our Association President, Betty Roberts has chosen the Stroke Association as her charity for this year.  Betty says "There are lots of ways to get involved, so let’s use our skills and talents to help this worthwhile cause’.  For more information, including a resource pack, visit https://www.innerwheel.co.uk/charitable-projects/the-stroke-association.html

Our Association International Service Committee

 

Chairman, Shamim Govani, has chosen Working

Together to Prevent Malaria as her fundraising

 

project for the year. Inner Wheel will be working in 

 

partnership with The Butterfly Tree and Medical Aid Films.

The focus will be to raise awareness of the need to

 

prevent Malaria and also to raise funds.

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I have always enjoyed supporting Inner Wheel and have
made some fabulous friends. Being a member has opened my
eyes to the amazing work carried out both locally and throughout the world by our organisation of voluntary women. I feel a great sense of pride in my membership.

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Lesley