Rotary Club Cambridge Rutherford’s raises £6,000 for Hospice

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five individuals holding a £6000 giant cheque for ARHC

In a wonderful display of community support, The Rotary Club of Cambridge Rutherford orchestrated a triumphant Charity Golf Day.

The event, held in 2023, raised an impressive £6,000 for Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, reinforcing the club’s dedication to making a meaningful impact.

This endeavour was marked by the presentation of a substantial cheque to Income Generation & Communications Director, Jodie Vaughan, and Head of Fundraising, Carolyn Start from the Charity from the Golf Club Day organisors, Charlie Kidman, Dick Barker and David Munro, at a lunch meeting at the Gog Magog Golf Club.

Over the years, the Rotary Club of Cambridge Rutherford has been a stalwart champion for end-of-life care in Cambridgeshire, demonstrating unwavering commitment by generously donating close to £60,000. Their impact extends beyond financial contributions, as they actively engage in a range of events to support the Hospice’s noble cause.

Carolyn commented:

We had the pleasure of attending a celebratory lunch where we were presented with a generous donation from the renowned Annual Golf Club day.

The Rotary Club of Cambridge Rutherford have been longstanding supporters of Arthur Rank Hospice Charity for which we are so grateful. Thank you for continuing to raise awareness of the services we provide to our local community.

From delightful garden lunches hosted by club members and Christmas collections previously held to the immensely popular annual Golf Day basking in the spring sunshine, the Rotary Club has consistently demonstrated its dedication to uplifting the community. These events not only serve as a testament to the club’s vibrant spirit but also as crucial ambassadors supporting the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity’s work.

Charlie Kidman explained:

“The Rotary Club of Cambridge Rutherford are delighted to support the Arthur Rank Hospice which has been the main beneficiary of our annual charity golf day for many years now.  We are grateful and appreciative for the wonderful care and support the Hospice gives to so many”

The Rotary Club’s regular Thursday meetings at Queens’ College, Cambridge, serve as the link for like-minded professionals and business leaders with a shared vision encapsulated in their motto, “Service above Self.” The club’s commitment to local community service and international aid is a beacon of inspiration and camaraderie among individuals brought together by the desire to make a positive impact.

If you would like to explore ways to follow in the footsteps of the example set by these Rotarians, please call the Charity on 01223 675888 or visit