The Rotary Club of Freshwater Bay has a wide variety of projects on the go locally and overseas. Here is a selection of those projects.
Current and Ongoing Projects
- Kids Right2See project.
- English as a Second Language books to low socio-economic schools.
- FFEET (Food, Feet, Ears, Eyes and Teeth) project for neglect in the elderly.
- Dental Hygiene project in low socio-economic schools.
- Donated funds for blankets for Aboriginals in remote communities.
- Assisting with the publication of Shannon Lovelady’s work on the Gallipoli Remembered.
- Support the General Fund of the Rotary Foundation.
- Support Interplast Australia.
- Assisting the Burundi Peace Choir to make a CD and website, giving them a leg up rather than a hand out.
- Sponsored two country teachers to attend a ‘Play Workshop’ at Moerlina School.
- Provided funding towards school garden at Moerlina School.
- Benefit Concert to raise funds to assist a Tenor and a Soprano with costs associated with their relocation to New York to study voice at Mannes School.
- Provided assistance to a student in necessitous circumstances at North Cottesloe Primary School.
- Supported the Claremont Christmas Carnival.
- Provided funds to assist a MS sufferer and a Quadriplegic Youth.
- Carried out a needs survey for Access Housing and invited residents to a BBQ in a park.
- Donated a metal cutting machine to the Dreamfit Foundation in Shenton Park.
- Supported the Community Development’s Passport project.
- Provided ESL books to Primary Schools and families of Refugees.
- Raised $640 for the Victorian Bushfire appeal.
- Knitted toys, jumpers and rugs sent to Wiluna and 164 toys purchased and wrapped for the indigenous children in Wiluna.
- Supported Jade Lewis and Friends to provide drug education in local Primary Schools.
- Warm clothes and toiletries provided for Anawim Women’s Refuge.
- Provided incubators and a resuscitator for the Children’s Hospital in Lagos, Nigeria.
- A Rotary Foundation Matching Grant provided equipment for a sewing and embroidery livelihood project in Sri Lanka.
- Knitted toys and jumpers distributed to Vietnam, Nigeria, Cambodia, Nepal, Cambodia and Zambia.
- Organised a successful Forum on ‘Asylum Seekers: The Facts’.
- Successfully nominated Justin Hewett to receive an Ambassadorial Scholarship to study a Masters Degree in Chinese Law at Tsinghau University, Beijing.
- Provided two buses for One2One Dental Group and one bus for All Ears Cambodia, along with medical equipment to these two NGOs in Cambodia, via Rotary Foundation Grants.
- 1,000 T shirts sent to Cambodia.
- Held a symposium on Aboriginal health at St John of God Hospital in Subiaco.
Hi, I am from Mitcham Rotary Clun in SA and saw your article about buddy benches in RDU. What a brilliant idea. It’s so brilliant we might like to copy it!!!
Do you please have a pattern for the benches, with a list of materials etc??
Thanks so much
Yours in Rotary