27th December 2016
By Rashleigh MacFarlane
Members of the Port Isaac Rowing Club have embarked on their annual “Gig Push” to raise cash for charity.
Every year, since 2010, the club has raised thousands of pounds for charity - members aim to donate around £1,000 per year. In the last few years this has totalled around £8,000.
The club has helped Shelterbox, Precious Lives, Cornwall Leukemia Trust, Active8, Riding for the Disabled (North Cornwall), Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), Merlin Appeal (for MS sufferers in Cornwall), Children’s Hospice South West, RNLI, and in 2016 our nominated charities were both Cornwall Wildlife Fund and St Petroc’s for the Homeless.
For 2017, the nominated charities are Shire’s Holt Horse
Sanctuary and The Ideas Partnership, which helps tackle education, cultural heritage and environmental challenges in Kosovo. Today’s Gig Push is the first fundraising event in support of these causes.
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