Charities

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The Club has a proud history of supporting charities both local and national.
Each year the Mens and Ladies captains nominate the charity that the club will support for the year.
Our dedicated and hardworking Charity Committee arrange a number of fun events and competitions throughout the year including a Charity day which is open to all members and visitors. Over the last 10 years the Club has raised approaching £200,000 for local and national charities.

The Charities being supported this year are :

The Anaphylaxis campaign
Supporting people at risk of severe allergies.
Anaphylaxis is a severe and often sudden allergic reaction. It can occur when someone with allergies is exposed to something they are allergic to (known as an allergen). Reactions usually begin within minutes and rapidly progress but can occur up to 2-3 hours later.
Anaphylaxis is potentially life-threatening and always requires an immediate emergency response.

Abbie's Army
Abbies Army is a childrens brain tumour research charity, founded to provide awareness and funding into this terminal form of cancer.

DIPG, as it is known, is the most fatal of brain cancer types. It typically develops in children between the ages of 5 and 10. It forms on the brain stem and is usually in such a sensitive position that it is inoperable, There is no cure, and life expectancy following diagnosis is usually between and 8 and 12 months. Only 10% of children survive for more than 2 years.