Community Service 2019
The Communiy Service Committee considers all requests made directly to the Club from the local community for help and assistance and we also actively seek any situation where we can help any individual, club or organisation. If you are aware of any situation where some additional help is needed please let us know by using the Contact Us page.
Prostate Cancer FREE PSA Test
The Club together with PCaSO (a charity) will be arranging another FREE PSA Prostate Test for Men between 45 and 80 years in November 2019.
The last event was a great success. Please look out for advertising in the Autumn.
Emergency: Click here for a list of Defibrillators in East Grinstead
Community Services 2019
With the people of East Grinstead's help we have funded a wide range of projects and we will show below is just a sample of some of them made during 2018. Some events are held every year and have become part of the East Grinstead calendar. Providing this level of service support is only achieved thanks to the generousity of those in the East Grinstead area in supporting our fund raising activities. We thank you most sincerely.
|Provided funds for Message in a Bottle a method of ensuring that people helping in an emergency are able to quickly understand the medical condition of the person and what medicines they take.|
The annual Senior Citizens' Party for approximately 200 people will be held on 26th January from 2pm until 5pm. at the Sackville School, Lewes Road, East Grinstead.
This years raffle to raise money for this event has now been drawn. For details of the Winning Ticket numbers Click Here
Special Needs Holidays - a new service
Holidays - for the the future we are taking a different approach to the provision of holidays for people with special needs who would not normally be able to find or afford a suitable holiday which provides the right level of support. We will be liaising with specialists in our community to identify the most needy people. Please use the Contact Us page if you wish to discuss this with us.
|Provided a spectacle and hearing aid recycling scheme. East Grinstead Lions collect old discarded spectacles from the main opticians in East Grinstead (Alexanders, Aurthur Hayes, Scrivens, Vision Express, Boots, Specsavers, Doctors Surgeries and the Queen Victoria Hospital which are then sent to the Lions main sorting office in Chichester where they are cleaned, sorted and graded and sent to developing countries to help improve sight and hearing.|
|Supported LIBRA which is a Lions' Charity that sponsors research into blood diseases e.g. Leukaemia, Sickle Cell disease, at King's College Hospital. To learn more Click Here. For the latest newsletter please Click Here|
Donations have included:-
- Towards summer events provided by a local downs syndrome support group
- Towards equipment for the Tadpoles Swimming Club
- Roof Repairs at Sackville College
- Set up costs of a Job Club
- Communication equipment for a child with Rett syndrome
- Renovation costs for two pre-schools
- Towards a hospital choir workshop
- A Childs custom made wheel chair
- Towards the costs of a school residential trip
- Local Scouts Jamboree
- Local Brownie Handbooks
- East Park riding for the disabled
- Schools clever touch screens
- Holidays for disadvantaged families
A Summary of the activities of the club during 2018 can be found by Clicking Here
A summary of the activities of the club during 2017 can be found by Clicking Here
|Want to Help?||During the year many other events are supported by the East Grinstead Lions. If you would like to join us, or assist in any way, please contact us using the Contact Us page.|