What we’ve been up to recently

Our September Meeting – Jigsaw (South East) Ambassadors Presentation

Two remarkable young ladies made a very interesting presentation at our September club meeting about their experiences following the loss of their fathers as young girls.  They were supported through their grief by Jigsaw (South East), an organisation that provides … Continued

Cheque for £2000 sent to Tools for Self Reliance

We have sent a cheque for £2000 to Tools for Self Reliance to support a project in Sierra Leone in which tailoring start-up kits are provided to young mothers to enable their financial security. We are looking forward to hearing … Continued

SI Reigate and District present a cheque for £500 to SERV

SI Reigate and District presented a cheque for £500 to SERV, the organisation that transports blood, blood products and milk for new born babies overnight and in emergency situations by motorbike. Money was raised through a Cheese and Wine event … Continued

The Pikilily social enterprise in Tanzania

At our July meeting, member Louisa reported on her exciting visit to the Pikilily social enterprise in Tanzania which had been established to provide skills and employment amongst women using motorbikes to benefit the community of Mwanza.  Originally, it had … Continued

Look Good Feel Better

An interesting talk from Luisa Stevens from our President’s 2018/19 charity Look Good Feel Better was the focus of our June meeting.  We heard that the Epsom-based charity has a national presence through running workshops in hospitals and cancer-care units … Continued

Cheese & Wine Quiz – 2 February 2018

A Cheese and Wine social evening raised £614 for SI Reigate and District charities – thanks especially must go to Rose who hosted the event which was attended by over 30 people.  Rose’s husband, Brian, put us through our paces … Continued

SISE 50th AGM – Saturday 25th November 2017

The location for the AGM was Sparsholt, for the last time apparently. It was a lovely day and not snowing like last year. The AGM went according to plan with some heated discussions about Number 63. There will be a … Continued

Club meeting – 7 November 2017 – Blood Runners

Our November guest speaker was Hugh Terry from Service by Emergency Rider Volunteers (SERV); Surrey and South London Blood Runners. A group of dedicated motorbike riders and vehicle drivers providing a vital service of delivering blood products, platelets, medical samples, … Continued

Club Meeting – 3 October 2017 – Tools for Self Reliance

  The speaker at our Club meeting was David Moynagh from the charity, Tools for Self Reliance (TfSR). TfSR aims to reduce poverty by enabling people in some of the poorest communities in Africa to improve their lives through earning … Continued