Saffron Walden Rotary Club gift to local charities

Linda Robinson and Kathryn Winfield from Homestart, receiving the cheque from John Sibson and Tony C

Linda Robinson and Kathryn Winfield from Homestart, receiving the cheque from John Sibson and Tony Chapman of the Rotary Club. - Credit: Archant

The Saffron Walden Rotary Club have distributed donations from their Christmas street collection to 13 charities, including Uttlesford Home-Start.

The charity provides support to families with children aged under five and who are experiencing difficulties.

A total of £2,750 was collected, with Home-Start was the principle charity supported – it received £1,000.

Home-Start would welcome more volunteers and anyone interested should contact them on 01799 520728.

Tony Chapman, president of the Rotary Club, said: “I would like to thank everyone for their generous donations particularly in these difficult times, together with management and staff of Waitrose, Tesco and Barclays Bank for their support.”

For more information about the Rotary Club of Saffron Walden, visit rotary-sw.org