As part of our Hunger programme
We have responded to the needs and of our homeless and rough
sleepers at this time of the year three members of Stony
Stratford Lions Club are volunteers at a Winter Night Shelter
open from November to March. They also delivered a car- load of
food to the MK Hub at the old Bus Garage near the station. This
donation will help feed their clients over the next few weeks.
The Club are also heavily involved with the “The Foodcupboard
with MK Lions”, who supply, throughout the year, food to
families with Children nominated by Children’s Social Services.
In February 2019, Stony Stratford Lions Club
presented a Centennial Certificate
signed by Sophie, Countess of Wessex to Michael Bloedorn, Managing
of the Ihezie Foundation based at Kiln Farm. The award was in
appreciation of the
invaluable support given to the local Lions Clubs and their Literacy and
Feed the Hungry programmes.
sources books through their established relationships with some of the
leading book retailers in the UK, as well as universities, student
groups and academic publishing houses.
Their interest is in literacy building books and educational text books
that will be of value to students of all ages in our beneficiary
Books are sorted for shipping at our processing centre in Milton Keynes
– we aim to donate and ship two 40 ft. containers per month to schools
in the UK and Africa with each container holding at least 50,000 books.
They kindly allowed us to share their
warehouse for our food cupboard with the other Milton Keynes Lions