Lions in Our Community

Shown below are just a few examples of how The New Milton Lions Club has helped local organisations with financial assistance.

 

NEW MILTON LIONS FUNDRAISE FOR MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE ASSOCIATION AT IT’S 24TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF DAY 

The Annual New Milton Lions Club Charity Golf Day held at Barton on Sea Golf Club earlier this year, has raised £3,000.00 towards the work of the MNDA and more specifically their voice box project which is being pioneered by the East Dorset and New Forest branch.

 

Presentation (l-r) Lion President John Alcock; Melanie Broomfield - MNDA Branch Fundraiser; Sharon Owens – speech therapist with MNDA and Mike Blacklock – Lions Golf Day Organiser.

 

At a recent Lions Club Meeting, Sharon Owens, a speech therapist and Melanie Broomfield who deals with all branch fundraising, both gave interesting talks on the work of the association and especially the voice box project, which will enable those people affected by the disease, to bank their voices for future use. The Association hopes that the project will be rolled out across other areas of the country, enabling many more people to have access to this very special project.

 

The Main event sponsors Mortgage4You and many local companies and golfers give very generously towards this event in the busy Lions club calendar each year.

 

The 25th anniversary of the start of the New Milton Lions Club will be held on Friday 7th June 2019, also at Barton on Sea Golf Club and interested organisations, businesses and potential participants are invited to contact the club by email to golf@newmiltonlions.org.uk.

NEW MILTON DEMENTIA FRIENDLY ALLOTMENTS

New Milton Lions have donated a Shelter to the New Milton Dementia Friendly Allotments which will be open from the end of June 2017.

        

HONEYPOT CHILDREN'S CHARITY

New Milton Lions President Jeanne Jackson presents a Cheque for £700 to Viv Carter who is the Regional Community Fundraiser for the Honeypot Children's Charity.  

Honeypot give seven children from this area a weekend break at Honeypot House, the children are also visited by the Honeypot play bus three times a year and receive birthday and Christmas cards and presents from the group each year between the age of 5 and 12 years of age.  These children are all carers for someone in their family.

Hampshire & Isle of Wight Air Ambulance

A Cheque for £2500 for operational use.

ASHLEY JUNIOR SCHOOL

A Cheque for £600 for Play Equipment at the School

"Simon Says" - Child Bereavement Charity

Grants totaling £3,000 - More Info see News page

PILGRIM BANDITS - NEW MILTON BASED CHARITY THAT HELPS INJURED SOLDIERS

Cheque presented for £1000 towards an Expedition

finlay wood - local schoolboy & rugby player/coach

A Cheque for £200 towards his travelling expenses while coaching young Rugby Players.

the phoenix centre

A Grant of £1,000 to The Phoenix Centre to run courses for deprived families.

 

Local Programmes
message in a bottle

Message in a Bottle is a simple, but effective, way to keep essential personal and medical details where they can be found in an emergency - in the Fridge.

Paramedics, police, fire-fighters and social services support this initiative and know to look in the fridge when they see the Lions Message in a Bottle stickers.

Several local Pharmacies and Doctors Practices hold stocks of these free possible life-savers or they can order them from The New Milton Lions Club.

the youth exchange programme

We are actively involved in the Lions Youth Exchange Programme, helping young local people make overseas visits in order to broaden their horizons and to involve them in overseas voluntary work.

Participants are given the opportunity to attend Youth Camps in such diverse places as Brazil. Japan and Canada enabling them to discover more about different cultures and to build lasting friendships. The young people from all nations get involved during their stay abroad in community service and cultural projects.

The New Milton Lions Club is one of the foremost supporters of this Programme, generally each year sending the largest number of youngsters from an individual club.

On their return from overseas the young people visit the Club and stage an exhibition and display or pictures/videos and mementoes of their trip.

the peace poster contest

Uniting the world's youth through visual communication.

The Peace Poster Contest gives young people across the world the chance to think about world peace and creatively express what it means to them.  Since its inception over 1.5 million children have submitted designs, including many from Children in the UK.

An Arnewood School student was amongst the placed winners in 2014.

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