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Rotherham Titans -The Wooden Spoon Charity
« on: November 24, 2016, 01:11:23 PM »

At the Rotherham Titans game, The Wooden Spoon Charity - The Children's Charity of Rugby will be in attendance. Here is some background:-
 
THE WOODEN SPOON CHARITY

OUR VISION - Through the power of rugby every child and young person, no matter what their background has access to the same opportunities.

OUR MISSION - To positively transform the lives of disadvantaged and disabled children and young people across the UK and Ireland through the power of rugby.

OUR VALUES - We are inspired by our rugby roots. Passion, Integrity, Teamwork and Fun drive everything we do.

OUR MESSAGE - Wooden Spoon is the children’s charity of rugby. From sensory rooms, specialist playgrounds and sports activity areas to respite, medical and community care, we fund around 70 projects each year that support disadvantaged and disabled children. Since our founding in 1983, we’ve distributed in excess of £24 million, helping over 1 million young people.

Nationally, Wooden Spoon has developed into 40 regional committees with over 10,000 members working in raising money for worthwhile projects.
 
Diane Orson – Wooden Spoon (Nottinghamshire Committee Chair)

“Wooden Spoon is the Children's Charity of Rugby. The charity helps children and young people who are disadvantaged physically, mentally or socially by using sport as a method of improving lives while harnessing the spirit and values of rugby”

“In Nottinghamshire, we have raised money to help improve the lives of disabled and disadvantaged children since 2004 and have committed more than £100,000 towards projects within our community”

“A major grant of £20,000 was spent on an outdoor playground at Foxhill School, in Bramcote”
“Our county fundraising endeavours have also contributed £35,000 to the cost of a new state of the art multi - sensory room at Rosehill School in Nottingham, which caters for pupils aged 4 to 19 who have autistic spectrum disorders. The former Nottingham & England rugby player Dusty Hare, and Jo Healey from the BBC officially opened the suite”

“We are also proud to have supported Wheelbase, a charity working to equip disadvantaged young people in Sneinton with vocational and academic skills. Our grant of £8,000 paid for tyre-fitting equipment and classes for pupils – many of whom have been excluded from mainstream schools. H.R.H. The Princess Anne officiated.

“Volunteers from the Wooden Spoon Charity will be collecting at the game against Rotherham – please give generously. All monies raised in the county are spent on projects within the county of Nottinghamshire and we are now looking at the next project”

Thank you.