Armed with match funding from Almancil International Rotary club Alan Winn, President of RC Silves and Peter Hinze, Chair of the Community Committee at The Almancil club purchased much needed items for new born babies of mothers and families registered with the Castelo de Sonhos charity based in Silves. 5 baby cots, 10 carry cots, which are needed to be enable families to take their baby home from hospital, 7 baby baths, food and other small items were purchased and delivered by Alan and Peter in early July.
Castelo de Sohos is a charity that provides much needed help for the poor of the Silves Council area. This includes social care, food (with support from Banco Alimentar), clothes personal hygene products and other much needed items for those living in hardship. Castelo de Sonhos has been supported this year by the Silves Rotary Club and the €1000 from the two clubs, along with a 10% much appreciated donation from Continente Supermarket in Guia, was the latest contribution to this very worthwhile cause.