THE Do It for Dorset Campaign is a joint initiative between Daily Echo and the Dorset Community Foundation.
The Dorset Community Foundation is a registered charity dedicated to promoting charitable giving and grant-making for charities and community groups across the county.
The Foundation works with secret millionaires, family businesses and companies, which want to give back to their community.
The Do It for Dorset Campaign aims to raise awareness and funds for charities signed up to Localgiving.com – where donors and volunteers can find out a bit more and support them.
Southbourne Tennis Club aims to provide a fun and exciting tennis and fitness experience for children and adults of all abilities. The club also keen to work with individuals and groups with special needs and disabilities.
The club works with many local groups including Homestart, Special Olympics, Coping with Chaos and many local schools and special schools.
Southbourne Tennis Club is currently raising money for their disability programme.
They are presently working with two groups of people with learning disabilities and would like to extend this programme by adding another two groups.
Most of the donations will go towards sports wheel chairs so that they are able to offer wheel chair tennis. The wheel chairs cost £600 each and the club needs at least four.
Examples of how your donation can help: £10 – two free tennis experience for someone with a disability, £20 – a coach to run mother and child group, £100 – help towards getting our disabled changing rooms To support the club, please go to: http://localgiving.com/charity/southbournetennisclub Main contacts is Keith Mitchell. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 01202 568875, 07966 246062 If you are a charity, sports club, village hall or a community group and would like to join the Do It for Dorset campaign, please contact our Localgiving.com manager – Tracy Melling on 01202 315952 – who can help you with any questions.