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St Vincent & The Grenadines and Friends Association (Reading) was founded in 1983 to promote charitable activities for the benefit of members both in the UK and St Vincent & The Grenadines.   

SVGA Reading organises and participates in several fundraising activities each year.  These include a Family & Friends social evening, a community funday, excursions for members and the annual independence Ball.

The Officers of SVGA Reading are: Pol Exeter (Chairman); Lisa Haines (Secretary) and Sharon Wickham (Treasurer). Other elected officers are Dudrey Browne (Vice Chair); Joy Parkes (Event Organiser); Uda Chalk & Yvonne Antrobus (Welfare Officers); Carmel Harper (Catering Officer); Beulah Mars (Carnival Coordinator); and Janice Lewis (Youth & Education Officer).

Our mailing address is at 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS. SVGA Reading wish to express their gratitude to the Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) for providing the mailing address.

SVGA Reading welcomes new members who share their ethos and want to help deliver the aims and objects of the Association. If you would like to become a member of SVGA Reading, please complete and return a membership application form available or contact us at admin@svgareading.org.uk. General meetings are held at Earley St Peter’s Hall on the first Sunday every two months.