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Toulouse Women's International Group


Charity News

We have aimed to put something back into the community by organising an annual Christmas Fair, fun events and general get togethers with proceeds going to charity.

You have an opportunity at the AGM to nominate your favoured registered charity and by a vote, the charities will be selected – it is YOU that nominates and decides.

Past years, have seen TWIG supporting Chiens Guides d’Aveugles du Sud-Ouest, Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity (SANDS), Association Olympe de Gouges, Children’s Cancer and Leukaemia Group, Women for Women, Macmillan, Oscar’s Angels, Camfed, Lea pour Samy (Autism), Victoria Benevolent Fund, Wateraid, Association de Jeunes Diabétiques – France, Stroke Association, Association Emmaus, Ecole Jean-Jacques Audubon and the adopted charity Cancer Support France, Mercy Ships Uk, Association Dominique and the Alzheimer’s Society UK.

The three charities who benefitted from the proceeds of the 2015 TWIG Christmas Fair were AGMOMP ( Association des Greffés de Moelle Osseuse de Midi-Pyrénées ) who support all aspects of bone marrow transplants – nominated by Brigitte Sawyer, SPA Carcassonne – Dog Rescue who support the re homing of abandoned dogs – nominated by Joyce Booth and Les Blouses Roses de Toulouse who provide craft and creative activities to children and adults in hospitals and in long term care – nominated by Tara Knight.