LETTER FROM THE PROVINCIAL GRAND CHARITY STEWARD

ROLAND STOKES

Dear Charity Stewards
As you will be aware my main effort in the last few months has been concentrated on the 2026 Festival, however in the background a lot of work is ongoing by the Provincial Charity Committee. Please see an update of some donations from the past year.

May 2019: - Three Defibrillators @ £1,500 each. AccuVein Finder machine £2,000. Lifelites £500. £2,000 towards a New Cadet Expansion programme, to assist disadvantaged cadets Tunbridge Wells.

September 2019: - Bertha James Day centre £500. Yeti Table 65” for Prince George Duke of Kent Court, £2,100. Scott Project Trust Tonbridge £2,000. Green Street Green, Scout Group £650. Sevenoaks Powerchair Football £7,500. Harry Parr “Gazebo” for Kart Racing £650.

November 2019: - Literacy Award Scheme £1,750. Automated External Defibrillator £700. Tonbridge ATC New Tents £1,250. Dementia Sensory Walk Tonbridge £500. Defibrillator Sidcup. Cleeve Meadow School £1,200. Bromley Mencap £750. Bexley Beavers £600. Tonbridge Football Club Defibrillator £835.

February 2020: - Freddie Farmer Foundation, £1,776. 3rd Orpington Cub and Scouts, Astronomy roadshow, £300. Fegans Tunbridge Wells Specialist Services Families Laptops, £1,800. 3 Mobility Scooters to be used within the Province, £3,750, Ellenor Lions Hospice Syringe Driver for home use, £1,250.

Finally, at the risk of repeating the message, please encourage your members to sign up to regular donation, by Direct Debit, to the Festival. This has been proved to be the most successful and easiest method to boost our Festival Relief Chest:
Click 'Sign up for your jewel' on anypage of the website to set up your donation.

You can download a PDF version of this letter by clicking here

Thank you for your continued support and patience

Kind regards
Roland Stokes