The Club has always raised funds for the benefit of charitable causes, mainly in our local community although some money is spent on overseas projects. Donations vary from a few pounds to commitments of ongoing support for thousands of pounds each year over a period. In this way, we regularly dispense more than £20,000 during the course of a year.

During the year ended 30th June 2016, the following donations were made:

  • £5,250 to Martlets Hospice;
  • £3,500 to the Sussex MS Treatment Centre;
  • £1,500 to Leo House at Home children's hospice service;
  • £1,397 for a prostate cancer testing day;
  • £1,346 to buy furniture and white goods for needy families;
  • £1,050 for children's outings to a zoo and the pantomime;
  • £1,045 for a senior citizens' Christmas party and for Christmas gifts to senior citizens;
  • £1,008 to buy toys for children in hospital at Christmas and Easter;
  • £1,000 to the Tuesday Club for blind and partially-sighted persons;
  • £750 to the Lions Clubs International disaster appeals;
  • £500 each to Patcham Junior School and Hertford Rd Junior School;
  • £450 contributions towards attendance at international camps etc by local young people;
  • £300 to the Trevor Mann Baby Appeal;
  • £250 to the Somerset Day Centre in Brighton;
  • £250 towards special treatment for a teenage cancer patient;
  • plus numerous further small donations & purchases bringing the total for the year to over £22,000.