Organisations We've Supported
Who do we help? Wetherby Lions have raised in excess of £900,000 in 55 years
Wetherby Disrict Lions Club is a service organisation which raises funds for charitable purposes and cooperates with other charities and not-for-profit organisations to help them achieve their aims. Beneficiaries of the Club include local, national and international causes, helped by the International nature of the Lions organisation.
Support of Yorkshire Air Ambulance' virtual Duck Race in lieu of our own Wetherby Duck Race which has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Lions Clubs International India Appeal
The Lions donation will make a huge difference providing vital assistance where it is needed in India.
Cash for Kids
The Lions donation will make a huge difference to supporting children living in poverty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, specifically being allocated to their 'Cash for Kids Day' appeal .
Support for NHS/Community Fundraiser
Lions are saying 'thank you' to Claire Wiggins. Claire, despite having severe disabilities, raises money for charity and in lockdown is making 'Pamper Hampers' for members of the community, for GPs, nurses and even carers, full of handmade items and a range of useful products.
Lions are saying ‘thank you!’ to carers who work tirelessly to look after relatives and friends. and have produced forty vouchers that will be distributed to carers redeemable at The Fox & Hounds (Walton) or The Bay Horse (Kirk Deighton). The vouchers can also be used to buy groceries from their shops
Wetherby Christmas Spirit
There are few things better than receiving a Christmas hamper, filled to the brim with favourite seasonal treats! Thanks to the community spirit in Wetherby, a large number of deserving families received such a gift this Christmas. Local councillor, Dean Buckle (The Wetherby Bike Shack), his wife Mally and members of the Old Men’s Parliament have joined forces with Morrison’s Supermarket;
Bramham Village Community Christmas Lunch
Christmas was different this year, however where would it be without Bramham’s traditional Community Christmas Lunch? The Village Hall Committee provided lunch for anyone who found themselves isolated or alone on Christmas Day.
Lions - will remember them
It was permissible to lay wreaths at the war memorial and pictured here is Wetherby Lions President Tim Ritson paying respects on behalf of our organisation. Donation to the Wetherby & District Branch of The Royal British Legion.
Kicking Back !
Wetherby Athletic Girls U6s & U7s is new group to encourage girls to play football. They normally play indoors however due to COVID-19 they are staying outdoors. Lions provided the hoodies and jackets for the girls.