The Sherborne Classic & Supercars Show organising team has recently presented cheques to a total value of £60,000 to 13 local charities. This being the nett profits from the show held on July 17th 2022.
The 13 beneficiaries met with members of the show team at Sherborne Castle on 15th November, courtesy of Mr & Mrs Wingfield-Digby, to award cheques ranging from £20,000 to £1,000.
Each beneficiary had applied online nominating a specific project for which they were requesting funding, ranging from counselling services for struggling children and their families, vulnerable young people and people with eating disorders, to the provision of floodlights for a youth centre and completion of a Men’s shed.
The main beneficiary of the 2022 show was Children’s Hospice SouthWest, while other beneficiaries were Yeovil Opportunity Group, Freewheelers, PromiseWorks, Sherborne Area Youth & Community Centre, The Children’s Air Ambulance, Family Counselling Trust, Somerset & Wessex Eating Disorders Assn, The Balsam Centre, Water Survival Box, The Rendevouz Sherborne, Somerset Sight and Sherborne Good Neighbours.
Requests to be considered for donations from the forthcoming 2023 Classic & Supercars Show can be submitted on our web site from January 2023.