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Ilkley Turkey-Syria Earthquake collection raises over £3000

Rotarians John Brash (L) and Michael Booth (R) collecting at Tesco for Turkey/Syria Earthquake Relief Funds

Ilkley Wharfedale Rotary Club have issued a big thank you to the people of Ilkley who helped them raise over £3000 for the Turkey-Syria Earthquake appeal at the weekend, Saturday February 11.

Rotarian Michael Booth, who heads up International Fundraising at the Club, said “It was a wonderful response to these tragic events. Once again the people of Ilkley have responded very generously and we raised £3,150 on the day. We are also very grateful to Tesco for allowing the Club to organise the collection at such short notice. “

Every penny collected will go to the Disasters Emergency Committee and will provide emergency shelters for more than 30 families.


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