"Joining the WI has given me the chance to have some me time - it is the best thing I ever did, wish I had done it years ago."

Thursday 10th February, 7.30pm start


A local representative will talk about the vital role they play in the local community helping families and individuals in need.

**We will be doing our final collection of Ring Pulls /Ties for Purple Community Fund**

**Bring along your used stamps (1cm margin cut round please) for the RNIB**

**Any donations for the Fareham & Gosport Basics Bank will be gratefully received.**

They are in need of: Tins of ham, spam, carrots, peas, spaghetti, fruit, tinned meat pies, bags of rice, jars of sauce, ready made custard, microwave rice, UHT milk, biscuits, crisps, toilet rolls, shampoo, deodorant.

Thank you for donating if you are able to do so. 

As usual, we will meet according to the recommended guidelines, trying to meet safely is our aim.

Our meeting safely guidelines:

*  Please consider taking a lateral flow test before you attend (available free from pharmacies)*

*  Wear a face covering if you wish to, for your protection and that of others*

*The Committee will sanitise tables and chairs and frequently touched surfaces before the meeting*

*If you use the bathroom facilities please use the provided antibac wipes to clean surfaces*

*Please refrain from mixing too closely with those you do not normally socialise with*

Stay safe, enjoy yourself, respect others 

Purple Community Fund

Many of you will remember Lis who visited us to talk about the work the PCF charity does in the Philippines to help poverty stricken families and communities transform their own lives with our skills training, education, health and nutrition programmes.  It has been a tough year for everyone in the Philippines, we can continue to help them raise vital funds for their projects by collecting ring pulls from drinks cans and ties - they recycle and reuse these materials to make into products to sell. 


PLEASE can you continue collecting ring-pulls and ties and bring them along to the meeting.


Thank you 


WAGs news:

This is YOUR WI! 
The Committee run it on your behalf. 
We would love to have more members put themselves forward for the Committee - you need enthusiasm, ideas and a can-do attitude, and we know all our members have this in abundance. 

Please email whiteleywags@gmail.com
to let us know you are interested, you can come along as an observer to a Committee meeting
and see what we do.

Are you new to the area? 
Looking to make new friends? 
Try new activities? 
The WI may be for you!

Whiteley WAGs is full at present (due to capacity limit of the Hall) but there are other WIs in the area offering similar opportunities for you, you will find a full list of WIs in Hampshire on


Hampshire Federation events - please support if you can 

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