5 amazing projects on Rotary Showcase

By Rotary International

Rotary members in Tamil Nadu, India, disburse supplies to people affected by flooding.

Rotary members in Tamil Nadu, India, hand out supplies to people affected by flooding. Read more below.

New Zealand Rotary members are putting food on the tables of low-income families this holiday season by teaming up with the Salvation Army to collect and distribute fresh produce from local growers.

Starting several years ago, the Rotary Club of Drury, Auckland, New Zealand, annually contacts growers to set up a time in mid-December to collect produce for distribution, and then coordinates with the Salvation Army. The club lines up three large trucks, each with a crew of three Rotary members, to drive to different regions to collect the produce, which the Salvation Army then distributes to families during the holidays.

This project is just one of many that Rotary members have shared on Rotary Showcase. Four others of note:

Rotary members in Amman, Jordan, hold an annual Dinner in the Dark, at which guests experience what it’s like to eat in complete darkness. Blind and visually-impaired volunteers guide the guests, serve the meals, and dine with them to discuss the challenges they face. All proceeds go to the club’s community projects and raise awareness of issues facing the visually impaired.
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Source:: Rotary International Blog

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