Projects


Dougherty County (Albany)

Fight to End Polio

This year for our fight to End Polio we partnered with a local restaurant that provided 10% of the days receipts to our club for the fight against Polio. All Rotarians and their friends were encouraged to eat lunch and dinner that day. Our club raised over $600!! We marketed this event heavily on our Facebook page an had one of our local community partners to help us go live!

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Thomaston-Upson County

First Responders Award Luncheon

We invite the Policeman of the year, the Firefighter of the year, Deputy of the year, State Trooper of the year, and EMT of the year; along with their family and supervisor to our meeting for lunch. We present them with plaque and photograph to be displayed at their place of work. These are also placed in the local newspaper.

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Americus

Free Food Distribution - USDA Farmers to Families

In a project made possible through the collaboration of Rotary Districts 6900 and 6910, the Rotary Club of Americus was able to procure a truckload of 1,150 USDA Farmers-to-Families boxes at no charge and distribute to needy families in Sumter County. We were notified about another opportunity in late January and worked with Harvest of Hope Food Pantry, Georgia Cold Storage Minor Brothers Farms, and First Baptist to get another scheduled for February, 2021. We coordinated volunteers for a massive distribution event on Thursday, February 18, 2021; however, the forecasted thunderstorms had us rescheduling for Friday, February 19, 2021.

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Americus

Free Food Distribution - USDA Farmers to Families

In a project made possible through the collaboration of Rotary Districts 6900 and 6910, the Rotary Club of Americus was able to procure a truckload of 1,150 USDA Farmers-to-Families boxes at no charge and distribute to needy families in Sumter County. We were notified about another opportunity for Farmers to Families food boxes and worked to partner with Harvest of Hope Food Pantry, Georgia Cold Storage, Minor Brothers Farms, and First Baptist. We also coordinated volunteers for a massive distribution event on Thursday, 2/18/2021. Forecasted thunderstorms had us scrambling to reschedule and we were able to successfully host the event on Friday, 2/19/2021 from 9 am to 2 pm.

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Marietta

Monthly MUST Homeless Shelter Lunch

RCoM members plan a menu, shop for, cook and serve a hot lunch to the patrons at our local homeless shelter, MUST.

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Meriwether County (Warm Springs)

SECOND ROUND OF LEAP FROG LEARNING BOOKS

The Meriwether County Rotary Club purchase Leap Frog Learning books for the Get Meriwether Reading “Reading Cubs” Program in 2019, it was successful that we need to keep going. With the COVID 19 restrictions with education the Leap Frog Learning books are an added bonus for the students,

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