Swaffham Lions donate £2,200 to community groups at funding event

PUBLISHED: 13:09 17 October 2017 | UPDATED: 13:09 17 October 2017

Swaffham Lions have donated �2,200 to community group. Photo: Swaffham Lions

Swaffham Lions have donated �2,200 to community group. Photo: Swaffham Lions


The Swaffham Lions have awarded funding to nine community groups, at a charity event, in Swaffham.

The groups each gave a presentation on why they required the funding.

£300 was awarded to the 2nd Swaffham Brownies, to attend summer camp, and the Necton Youth Football Club for running costs.

Secondly, £250 was awarded to the 1st Swaffham Scouts, for benches and tables, the 2nd Swaffham Guides, for ovens, the Wayland Carers Social Group, for outings, and the Swaffham Visually Impaired Peoples’ Society, for room hire.

Finally, £200 was awarded to the Friends of Swaffham Infants School, for a ‘learning den’, the Swaffham Town Football and Social Club, for defibrillator batteries and pads, and the Swaffham Cricket Club, for benches.

All the groups who received funding said that it would be a major help to them, and thanked the Lions for hosting the event. The total donated to the local groups was £2,200.

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