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Club Programme Action Work

Here’s a summary of some of the most recent club programme action work carried out by the clubs in Midland Chase Region. If you’d like to be part of our club programme action work or to be put in touch with any of our Clubs, please contact us

Bilston & District

  • 80 Acts of Kindness to celebrate our 80th Charter Anniversary
  • Providing support for vulnerable women & their families: Changing Lives & Di’s Kitchen
  • Empowering children with special needs – provision of a mud kitchen & personalised fiddle quilts
  • Educating and empowering a student in Panama to complete her studies as a medical professional
  • Encouraging the removal of plastic from members’ daily use as part of ongoing Planet projects
  • Helping eliminate violence against women

Cannock & District

  • Rotary Books4Home – providing gifts of books for children who don’t have them at home – collecting from the community.
  • Environmental projects e.g. meat & fish free days, reduction of packaging and litter picking, learning about local refuse plants
  • Women’s Safety on the Streets – questionnaire with local residents to inform future planning
  • West Hill Readers – group go into this primary school on a weekly basis for reading sessions with children in Y1, Y2 and Y3
  • Support for a local food bank and for Staffordshire Women’s Aid and The Pathway Project
  • Attending a local High School to carry out Mock Interviews with Y11 students

Lichfield & District

  • Women’s safety projects including Healthy Relationships training for young men & women via sports and social clubs
  • Community Gardening Projects and Litter Picking across our district
  • Sewing Bee creating dresses, jumpers/vests, school bags, sanitary protection and Days For Girls Packs in UK and internationally
  • Orange Day Cafes promoting Soroptimism and highlighting Women’s Safety issues
  • Raising funds for the Eve Appeal and Breast Cancer Now; Les Amis Burkina Faso and other charities
  • Support for local Afghan and Ukrainian refugees


  • Toilet Twinning – achieved Toilet Twin Status for Stafford with Certificate presented to the Mayor of Stafford in March 2023
  • Support for HMP Drake Hall in the Visitor Centre (3 days/week); provision of materials & wool for craft sessions; provision of Distraction Packs for mentally distressed prisoners; support for the Angel Tree – Christmas gifts for children of prisoners
  • Microfinancing account via Lend with Care set up and actively investing/reinvesting in projects benefitting women & girls
  • Orange the World – target to raise awareness on 25th of each month
  • 400+ good quality bras collected to send to Uganda (ongoing)
  • Support for CRADLE – items for gift bags

Sutton Coldfield

  • Working with the Purple Community Fund in the Philippines
  • Cancer Support Coffee Morning
  • Support for our local food bank
  • Support for our local Domestic Violence Unit


  • Staffing a telephone support line providing a weekly befriending call for local people experiencing loneliness
  • Socially-distanced tea party to raise money for Club charities
  • Donation to Tamworth Self Isolate Support Group for food
  • Helping Handbags  an ongoing project and also donating toiletries to The Tamworth Hygiene Bank
  • Collection of good quality bras for Smalls for All
  • Collection and delivery of used teabags for a South African craft project


  • Covid-19: Sewing scrub bags and shoe bags for NHS staff and knitting bereavement hearts

The Wrekin

  • Attending local eco fairs to promote reconnection with the environment, activities aimed at children and families
  • Fast Fashion Project
  • Covid-19: Knitting bereavement hearts
  • Covid-19: Virtual Balloon Race Fundraiser
  • Covid-19: Supporting women who are suffering from or at risk of domestic violence – using social media and local radio & TV to signpost victims to services and creating a Phone a Friend Scheme