Charitable Donations

Since our first tournament in 2001, the club has made significant donations to local charities from the proceeds of the annual tournament. In 2007 an extra donation was made through our participation in the Mattel promoted Breast Cancer Awareness event. In 2012, the Club held a Tea Dance as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations with proceeds being donated to charity. In 2013, an open garden at the home of the founders was held. In 2015, in conjunction with Silver Surfers and Tai Chi, we held a further Tea Dance.

To date we have raised £8,945.33 which has been distributed as follows:-

Year Charity Amount Raised
2016 Salvation Army/Reading Homeless £ 155.00
2015 Alzheimer's Society £ 117.00
2015 Friends Of Purley Barn (Tea Dance)
This event was organised in conjunction with Silver Surfers/Tai Chi
£ 310.00
2013 Help for Heroes (Open Garden) £ 330.00
2012 Help for Heroes (Tea Dance) £ 231.57
2012 Purley on Thames Parish Council Jubilee Fund (Tea Dance) £ 50.00
2012 Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance £ 357.54
2011 Singing for the Brain - Alzheimer's Society - Newbury Branch £ 515.77
2010 Duchess Of Kent Hospice £ 600.00
2009 Duchess Of Kent Hospice £ 717.15
2008 Singing For The Brain - Alzheimer's Society - Newbury Branch £ 605.37
2007 Headway Thames Valley £ 752.22
2007 Breast Cancer Awareness £ 1,300.26
2006 Berkshire and Chilterns Air Ambulance £ 610.87
2005 Sue Ryder Home Nettlebed £ 610.10
2004 Berkshire & Chilterns Air Ambulance £ 610.57
2003 Arthritis Research Council £ 511.64
2002 Arthritis Research Council £ 410.00
2001 Duchess Of Kent House £ 150.00