BOUTIQUE CAROL boosts food bank funds Boutique Carol in Calpe has long been a supporter of Calpe & Benissa Lions Club and most recently hosted a Charity Fashion Show at the boutique on Calle Doctor Fleming – successfully raising €210.00.
Guests enjoyed Buck’s Fizz in the sunshine while models paraded the latest summer styles from designers such as Joseph Robkoff, Frank Lyman and Pause Cafe. Lions Clubs International is the world’s largest service club organisation, with 1.35 million members in more than 45,000 clubs in more than 206 countries and geographic areas.
The Calpe & Benissa Lions Club was founded in 2007 and from the beginning, has developed fundraising projects and service activities in the Calpe and Benissa areas.
The many fundraising events have included:
• Fashion Shows
• Choir performances
•Tea Parties at the Iris Gardens at Marnes
• Christmas Fairs
• Multi-Cultural Fairs
• Flamenco nights
• Jazz on the Beach
• Sponsored Swims
The funds raised at these events enable the Lions to make substantial donations to many deserving local associations and organisations such as:
• Calpe Foodbank
• Cruz Roja ambulance
• Calpe and Benissa EMAUS childrens homes
• Maite Boronat Institute for the Handicapped
• Gargasindi School for the Handicapped
• Raquel Paya School for the Handicapped
• Alzheimers Association
• Monthly Caritas food distribution for the poor in Calpe and Benissa
• Costa Blanca Samaritans
The funds raised at the Charity Fashion Show were donated to the Calpe Foodbank. The Calpe & Benissa Lions Club expresses its greatest thanks to Boutique Carol for its support.