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Eight Rotary donors changing the world

People donate money to good causes for all sorts of reasons; it could be a personal connection to a community in need, a debt of gratitude for a past kindness, or a desire to leave a legacy. We asked eight people around the world what motivates

Help honor Sam Owori's legacy

Sam F. Owori was elected to serve as president of Rotary International in 2018-19 and would have been the second African Rotarian, and the first Ugandan, to hold that office. He died on 13 July, at age 76, from complications after surgery.  Owori is largely credited with the

Press Release centennial fundraising

Rotary clubs raise $304 million in one year to strengthen communities and improve lives around the world EVANSTON, IL (August 10, 2017) — As part of Rotary’s year-long centennial celebration of The Rotary Foundation – the global membership organization’s

Paralympian Dennis Ogbe on eradicating polio

Paralympian Dennis Ogbe takes his best shot at eradicating

Rotary partners with International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

Rotary partners with International Agency for the Prevention of BlindnessEVANSTON, IL (August 7, 2017) — About 80 percent of the world's 285 million visually impaired people have treatable eye diseases, according to the World Health Organization. Rotary and the

District Grant Awards

District Grants give Rotarians freedom in determining how to best spend funds donated to The Rotary Foundation in their district. Each Rotary year, districts may apply for one district grant, which can be used to support one or more projects, based on that district's interests and needs.

Click here to see a list of current District Grant Awards

The Rotary Foundation District Chair 2017-18: PDG Beth Stubbs     

District Governor 2017-2018 Debbie Alexander-Davis

 

2016-17 Grant Award Pics 

Tullahoma Sunrise - Blue Monarch family crisis home for women & children

McMinnville hosts a therapy day for disabled kids with horses and volunteers

Shelbyville mobile book center for Headstart family days providing storytime for preschoolers 

Lafayette purchased the "Night Before Kindergarten" books, book bags, crayons and color sheets for 500 English and Spanish speaking kids

 

2015 District 6780 Grant Award Pics 

 

Chatt Bfst Grant

Chattanooga Breakfast -  latrines in remote, mountain areas of Haiti

Chattanooga Grant

Chattanooga - building a Miracle Field park for physically and mentally disabled kids

 

McMinnville Bfast Grant

McMinnville Breakfast - Purchased new walk in coolers to feed Kids in the Community. The new cooler/freezer allowed for bulk purchasing and serving more children.

Morristown Grant

Morristown - built "Rotary Place", a new playground in project housing development

 Livingston -  Distribute and read "Andy and Elmer's Apple Dumpling Adventure" to 400 third graders in Overton County schools

Knoxville Breakfast - Upgrade outdated studio & broadcast equipment for Bluegrass Elementary School

Bradley Sunrise -  Provide safe drinking water for 110 families and one elementary school in Portillo-Gonzales, Honduras

Sevierville-Sunrise  -  Replace outdated pulmonary function equipment in the Mountain of Hope Good Shepherd Clinic, serving 20,000 medically uninsured patients

Jefferson City - Renovate Boys & Girls Clubs of Dumplin Valley, replacing playground equipment, painting and providing school supplies