Happy To Help

Here’s the page that will show all the donations given by the club. It should have a list of given gifts and underneath (or maybe to the right in a widget) automagically show blog posts which have been assigned to an ‘gifts’ category. Here’s the list:


Melksham Helping Your Own (a donation of toys for children and families in need of help)

Larkrise Community Farm, Trowbridge (funds to purchase a beehive)

Japan Disaster (substantial contribution made to aid agencies)

Pakistan Flood Appeal (substantial contribution made to UK Lions International donation)

St. John’s Ambulance

Forever Friends (Royal United Hospital, Bath)

The Poppy Appeal

The Haiti Appeal

The Disabled Games (Swindon)

Alzheimer’s Support (enabling visits to sufferers in Melksham)

The Pearlies

Forest & Sandridge School

Tourist Information Office

The Christmas Lights Appeal

The Arboretum Memorial Wall

Wiltshire Air Ambulance


Lions Eye (youth camp sponsorship)

Bath and District Samaritans

Belarusion Ray of Hope (to assist in an outing to Swanage for the children)

Knightstone Housing Association (to assist the provision of equipment for children living in a women’s refuge centre)

North Wilts Holiday Club (help given to assist in providing activities to children with special needs during holiday periods. Support is provided on a 1:1 basis for club members)

West Wilts Special Needs (help given for their activities scheme)

Bob Cook Memorial Games (donation given towards this annual event usually held in August)

Water Aid (a special donation given for World Water Day; widely supported by Lions Clubs. Water Aid and its partners use practical solutions to provide safe water, effective sanitation and hygiene education to the world’s poorest people)

Stroke Rehab Unit (donation to enable alterations to a wheel chair following a special request for help)



To Christian Lewis Trust, a childrens cancer support organisation. To enable two children to be sent on a respite holiday.

Independent Living Centre (Semington)We were able to assist a case referral.

SPLASH Appeal – SPLASH is a charity which provides support and activities, for young people between the ages of 10 & 16 years in Swindon & Wiltshire

Rowdeford School, near Devizes. Melksham Lions contributed to a Zone wide appeal which provided over £4000 to fund equipment for a multi sensory room. This facility will provide support for children with special educational needs.

Chernobyl Children A donation to assist their visit to London.