The Witney Lions Dream Scheme was launched in January 2017. The Lions Dream Scheme is looking to support and inspire a number of local projects which are trying to make a real difference to the lives of people in our community. The Scheme is funded through the generous donations of the local community during our Christmas float collections. The Lions Dream Scheme for 2020-2021 will run from October.
The 2019-2020 Dream Scheme Awards were given to the following organisations in February 2020:-
North Leigh Youth Project – To purchase extra storage space and a worksurface for craftwork and art activities.
1ST Aston Brownies – To purchase sashes for badges, Brownie Handbooks and Pedometer watches.
Leafield Brownies and Guides – To purchase a pickle ball set of 8 bats and balls so that the girls can play can all play this great modified indoor tennis game together.
Witney Woodland Volunteers – To purchase 10 Bird box kits and 10 Litter pickers for Deer Park Wood.
ARCh – Assisted Reading for Children – Towards the cost of supplying books and games so that primary school children in the Witney area may be given specialist one to one reading help in school.
Witney Talking News – To purchase 50 USB memory sticks which will provide a weekly news service to local people who are visually impaired or who otherwise have difficulty holding or reading newspapers.
South Leigh Playground Association – A pledge to assist in the purchase of suitable playground equipment.
Witney Community Primary School – To purchase high quality text books that will help children extend their vocabulary and give them a lifelong love of literature.
Witney Town Training Band – To purchase a suitable musical instrument.
Eynsham Pre-School – To purchase suitable wet weather clothing that will enable the children to participate in outdoor activities, which in turn will provide them huge physical and mental benefits.
Friends of Hailey School – To purchase a mud outdoor kitchen for the nursery and foundation children.
Charlbury Town Football and Sports Club – To assist in the purchase of suitable kitchen equipment.
New Yatt Seniors Lunch Club – To purchase appropriate catering equipment.
Evergreens Over 60s Club – A pledge to help provide an indoor carpet bowls set.
For further details on the Dream Scheme please contact us.