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TWOAT News – October 2019

Tadworth & Walton Overseas Aid Trust

TWOAT has been delighted to welcome Rebecca Paul of Hurst Drive, Walton-on-the-Hill to our committee. As one of her first contributions she has created a facebook page for us to improve our local visibility. There is a link to this page from our own web site www.TWOAT.org – we hope you like it.

The TWOAT Teas & Talks sessions in Christchurch Hall, Walton, attracted around 20 people and raised £200. Many thanks to those that came and supported us.

The next event will be TWOAT’s popular afternoon ’Teas & Talks’ sessions in Kingswood Village Hall on Thursday 17th October at 3pm (see further details in the poster below). You are invited to come along to find out more about the valuable work which TWOAT does. Tickets aren’t required, but it would be useful for catering if you could let TWOAT Trustee Bob Gunn know that you would like to come.

TWOAT’s Annual Social Meeting will be held in St John’s Hall, opposite Tadworth Railway Station on Wednesday November 6th with doors open at 7.15pm. The evening will include a dinner and reports of our activities including a presentation by a doctor associated with Berega Hospital in Tanzania where TWOAT has recently funded a new epilepsy clinic. We make no charge for attending this event although donations are appreciated and we would be grateful if you could confirm your plans to attend to a committee member in advance so that sufficient catering can be organised.

We have decided to start our Street Carol Singing on Friday 20th December from St Peter’s church gate in Walton at 6pm instead of 7pm this year as we are aware that some residents can be alarmed if someone knocks on their door too late in the evening.

For further information about TWOAT activities please visit our web site or contact Chair Mike Fox on 01737 350452.

TWOAT Teas & Talks – in Kingswood Village Hall

TWOAT, the Tadworth and Walton Overseas Aid Trust www.twoat.org is a small, very local charity which raises money to support small, self-help projects in some of the poorest parts of the world. Although “Kingswood” doesn’t appear in its name, this is only because they couldn’t work out a pronounceable acronym! TWOAT is putting on one […] Continue reading →

TWOAT News – August 2019

TWOAT is delighted to report that the Auction of Promises raised well over £4,000 – many thanks if you were a bidder or donor. Please note that the Barbecue previously planned to be held in aid of TWOAT in Roger Ponsford’s garden in Walton on Sunday September 8th has had to be cancelled. Instead we […] Continue reading →

TWOAT News – June 2019

TWOAT supporters were very generous and we received a record number of donated bottles for our stall at the Walton May Fayre. This raised just over £270 with another 30 or so bottles left that can be used as raffle prizes and the like over the next few months. The two 10-mile John Allinson Memorial […] Continue reading →

TWOAT 5 or 10 mile Walks 2019

On Friday 31 May Digby the Australian Labradoodle, with his friends Bob and Jill Gunn, will be doing this figure-of-eight walk starting and finishing at Brockham Green. Designed so that you can do the full 10 miles or a 5 mile walk either morning or afternoon. Digby would love your company on the walk whether […] Continue reading →

TWOAT News – April 2019

TWOAT organised both a tea party and a curry dinner attracting over 100 people to St John’s Hall on Saturday March 30 to help support CRS, a project in India. They heard Revd. Anita Matthews, Trustee of CRS, which is based at the Cathedral in Kolkata, speak about its work amongst the very poorest slum […] Continue reading →

TWOAT News – March 2019

TWOAT is pleased to report that a suitable candidate has been found to be the outreach worker at the epilepsy Clinic which we are funding at Berega Hospital in Tanzania with money donated during our Christmas Appeal. He will be travelling to Kilimanjaro Hospital to undergo the training. You can see a photo of him […] Continue reading →

Incredible India!

TWOAT invites you to find out why India still needs our help Saturday 30 March 3pm to 5pm and 7.30pm to 10pm St John’s Church Hall, The Avenue, Tadworth KT20 5DB Hear first-hand stories about the projects which TWOAT supports, helping slum-dwellers in Kolkata (Calcutta) towards health and self-reliance. Tiffin (afternoon tea) 3pm to 5.00pm […] Continue reading →

TWOAT News – February 2019

TWOAT would like to thank all those that contributed to their Christmas Appeal. Donations and events over the Christmas period raised well over £2,000 so they are in a position to fund the establishment of the Epilepsy Clinic at Berega Hospital in Tanzania as well as continuing to support health camps in Kenya to treat […] Continue reading →