Every year we are able to help many people in our community. For obvious reasons we would not wish to publish their stories and intrude upon the life challenges that they are working to overcome. However occasionally we receive an email or letter that is so encouraging that we would like to share it with others. We always seek permission before any publication.
Some of the recent mails we have received really show the difference that we are able to make. In some cases the benefit is not only to the direct beneficiary, but to a whole family.
"I asked my son in law for your contact details. I just wanted an opportunity to say thank you for all the Lions have done to help my grandson, John.
He is such a wonderful little man and a joy in so many ways to his parents and our entire family. The difficulty we have had in transporting him,
either in the car or walking has meant that Valerie, Brian and little Thomas have had to miss out on so much as a walk in the park or a car journey to holiday have been fraught with danger and upset. The buggy and the harness were so expensive and they have been searching for ever for a second hand one that they could afford.
Your generous donation has moved us all to tears and for me personally, restored my faith in humanity. I honestly didn't believe that such
generosity and kindness still existed. We also attended the family fun day in Yately and to see the joy on his little face as he bounced on the bouncy castle was just wonderful. Thank you Lions for that day out too. We will be using the buggy and harness daily for some great days out.
Local Resident and Grandmother"
(All names have been changed) November 2015
"Can you pass on my thanks to the Farnham Lions for the funding they gave me towards the extra bannister in my flat. To help me with my Huntingdons as it makes me so unsteady on my feet and it has been a great help. Many thanks "
Name and address supplied. 27th November 2015
I just wanted to say thank you for your support of the Sailability at Frensham. I missed your visit with your guests from Germany last week as I was ill. I have M.E. and depression. The sailability has helped me so much. It is the one thing each week that I LOVE TO DO! I have made so many friends at the group and have now received my Gold certificate from the Royal Yachting Association. Once again Thank You for your support! Name and address supplied 20th October 2015