Quota International understands the supreme importance in giving back to every community around the world-it is at the heart of our mission. In honour of Giving Tuesday-a multinational day to give thanks by giving back-Quota International wants to recognize some recent acts of giving by the amazing women who ensure women, children, the Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing-impaired are empowered around the world.
Winchester’s “Keep the Children Warm” Campaign is in Full-Swing
Quota International of Winchster’s Community Committee purchased new coats and boots for children in need at a local elementary school. Every year, Winchester volunteers fund our “Keep the Children Warm” campaign.
Redcliffe Quotarians and the Cartmill Riding for the Disabled Fundraiser
For over 15 years, the members of Quota International Redcliffe in South East Queensland, Australia have been supporting Cartmill Riding for the Disabled with funding to feed one of the horses each year, doing a sausage sizzle one Saturday a month for the riders and their families, and providing funding for other equipment along the way. The riding centre has specially trained staff to support and assist the disabled children who attend the center to gain confidence, pleasure and therapy from riding the horses.
Quota International of Orange Raises Funds for New Delhi
The World Service Committee chose India as the focus country for this year’s United Nations Day function. Committee chairperson, Jan Lewis spoke about Quota International’s Hand in Hand project that helps under privileged women and children to improve health conditions under the guidance of the Quota community of New Delhi. Mrs. Lewis and her committee organized a very enjoyable evening of fellowship, food and guest speaker Janet Sprigge who grew up in India and now resides in Orange. At the end of the event, Quotarians in Orange donated $224.00 USD for the continuation of Quota’s efforts in New Delhi.
Search the #GivingTueday hashtag on Twitter and Facebook to share your own acts of giving!
#GivingTuesday, the movement, continues to grow in the US, and countries around the world are leading their own #GivingTuesday movements by creating their own initiatives to encourage giving in their communities.
To learn more visit: www.givingtuesday.org/