Event raised £1,840.87 for charity!
On Saturday 24th June 2023, 11 gardens across Wareham opened their gates to the public to help raise money for Wareham Rotary.
136 people attended the event and with donations a staggering £1,840.87 was raised. This money will be used to support local charities in and around Wareham.
Ann Popperwell, President of Wareham Rotary, said: “This was the first time we have run this event, we are incredibly grateful to the people who kindly opened up their gardens to help us raise money for local charities. Thank you to everyone who came and made this event such a success.”
Some of the charities Wareham Rotary have recently donated to, include Wareham Food Bank, Wareham Community Fridge, Dementia Friendly Purbeck and Wareham Citizens Advice.
The Rotary Open Gardens event will run again next year on Saturday 15th June 2024. Tickets will be available to buy nearer the time. If you live in the centre of Wareham and would like to open your garden to the public please contact Wareham Rotary via their website.