Over £10,000 was given away at Orsett Hall recently.
The proceeds of the sleigh and supermarket collections over the Christmas period were shared equally between Treetops School, Little Havens Hospice, Barnardos and Great Ormond Street Hospital whilst donations were given to Thurrock Scouts and Thurrock Air Cadets who helped out with the collections.
seen here are representatives from Barnardos, Little Havens Hospice and Treetops School - Great Ormond Street Hospital were unable to attend but received their cheque subsequently
In addition The President was keen to praise the following organisations for their unstinting help in making 2016 Christmas the best ever:
Orchard Garden Centre
The Scouts
The Air Cadets
Fellow Rotarians who were out in all weathers
and last but not least the Sleigh Captain Mr Mark Dvorkin for his devotion to duty and unending enthusiasm in the role.