Wetherby District Lions Charitable Trust

Wetherby District Lions Charitable Trust

Charity information

Wetherby District Lions Charitable Trust

Local member of Lions clubs International raising funds for local, national and international beneficiaries by organising or participating in various fundraising events

Founded 1966

  • Mission statement

    The local branch of Lions International, which covers Wetherby and the surrounding villages of Walton, Thorp Arch, Boston Spa, Collingham, Clifford and Bramham.

    A member of Lions International, with the motto “We Serve”, the club is a service organisation which fundraises for charitable purposes and cooperates with other charities and not-for-profit organisations to help them achieve their aims.

    Beneficiaries of the club’s charity account and charitable trust include local, national and international causes, helped by the international nature of the Lions organisation. Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) is the vehicle for supporting disaster relief and long-term rebuilding work, channeling funds to local Lions clubs to ensure that funds are put to good use.

  • Aims

    Wetherby District Lions Charitable Trust aims to:

    • TO RAISE AND DISBURSE CHARITY AND WELFARE FUNDS ACCORDING TO THE CONSTITUTION OF LIONS CLUBS INTERNATIONAL AND THE RULES OF THE CHARITY COMMISSIONERS.
    • TO BE INVOLVED IN COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND PROJECTS.
    • TO BE ACTIVE LOCALLY, NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY IN RESPECT OF THE AFORMENTIONED ACTIVITIES.
  • Overview

    Established: July 1966

    Registered Charity Number: 1099974

    Board members: 3

    Volunteers: 27

    Phone number: 0845 833 9529

    Address: 4 The Knoll Bramham Wetherby LS23 6TT

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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