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Dream Scheme

The Witney Lions Club (CIO) 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.

Applications for 2025 Dream Scheme available February 2025


Dream Scheme 2023

The 2023 Dream Scheme Grants were handed out on 31st May to the deserving recipients at the North Leigh Turner Hall and was orgainsed by Lion Vice President Julie and ably assisted by Lion Mike. Special thanks go to Lion VP Julie & friend of Lions Margaret for the wonderful buffet they put together for all who took part in the presentation and not forgetting all the Lions and friends who came to make it a very successful evening.

Lion President Wyn had the honour of presenting the cheques to this year’s very worthy recipients.

The 2023 Dream Scheme Grants were given to the following organisations in May 2023:-

Witney Community Support Service (for garden supplies and garden furniture)

North Leigh Youth Project (for Flame Retardant Curtain Fabric (curtains to be made by a volunteer) Curtain Track, “ Roller Blinds, 2 Bean Bags)

The Witney Shed (for Lathe Accessories)

ARCh – Assisted Reading for Children (for Games for use in 1-1 sessions)

Witney Town Band (towards branded Polo Shirts for members)

Windmill After School Club (for Games and Books)  

Freeland District Girl Guiding  (for 3 (2 x 4) Person Tents and one Bell Tent)  

Turner Hall (for New Chairs for the Hall)

2120 Witney Squadron Air Cadets (for an Automated External Defibrillator (half of the cost))

4th Witney Rainbows Girl Guiding (Towards the Hire of the Hall and Annual Girl Guiding Subscription )

Aston Brownies (for Games for outdoor activities)

Aston & Cote Day Centre (for Pop up Gazebo, 20 Bingo Cards, 30 Tambourines, Play your Cards Right Game)

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