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Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Rotary donate £5000 to Oakhaven

Representatives of the New Forest Sewing for the NHS & Local Community and Becton Rotary Club assembled once again at Oakhaven Hospice to donate £5,000 to the Hospice. The money being proceeds from the sale of PPE Gowns (£2,000) and Masks / Face Coverings (£3,000). 

Special thanks go to Emma McEwen who developed the heat sealing process for the gowns enabling the production rate to meet demand, the ladies at Milford W.I. who made a large proportion of the masks, Becton Rotary for their logistical support and the volunteers of the NF Sewing Group for achieving such a wonderful result. 

Jill West, Community Fundraising Manager for Oakhaven said; “Oakhaven would like to thank everyone involved for their hard work and this wonderful donation which will help us continue making every moment matter for those under our care” 

Left to Right: Debs Pope (NF Sewing Group); Keith Williams ( President, Becton Rotary); Emma McEwen (NF Sewing Group); Gavin Jones (NF Sewing Group); Jill West (Oakhaven) and Andrew Ryde (CEO Oakhaven Trust) 



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