We’ll be installing 4 SunSpring water purification plants during the weeks of August 9-15. We need your help! The District Governor of Rotary in Puerto Rico has submitted a Global Grant to fund these systems. The need is great on the island, and SunSpring plants, along with micro-power grids for electricity will provide for decentralized, robust and sustainable water and power.
Price for either Brigade, including airfare from SFO: $1450
Price for Both Brigades, including airfare from SFO: $1925
(includes Economy roundtrip air, double occupancy accommodations, all meals, ground transportation. Add $100 per day for single supplement)
Questions?: Contact Jon Kaufman atjon@H20penDoors.org
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DisCon18 Veterans Salute
Rotary Club of San Rafael Evening
Rotary Club of Terra Linda
Woodside Portola Valley Rotary Club – We are People of Action
San Carlos Club
Rotary Club of San Francisco West – Montage
Rotary Club of South San Francisco – Rotary Plaza
The history and building process of Rotary Plaza, affordable senior housing. Highlighting the recent remodel including solar panels, and their new affordable senior in downtown South San Francisco on Miller Avenue.
The Rotary Club of Pacifica – Rotary Gate Making the Sausage
Rotary Club of Belmont and Redwood Shores
Rotary Club of Novato – Nova Ro project
Rotary Club of San Francisco
Rotary Club of San Francisco Chinatown
Rotary Club ofPeninsula Sunrise – H2Opendoors Tanzanita
A inspiring video of an H2OpenDoors water project in Tanzanita
Rotary Club of Millbrae
A presentation from the club president and member highlighting projects and working with the community. High quality presentation.
Rotary – 4-Way Fest at The Peppermill
May 17 – 19, 2019
Meet Rotarians from Northern California and Northern Nevada!
Exchange Ideas! Celebrate Your Success!
Registration is now open!
Early Bird Special $298 now through May 31, 2018 midnight
General Registration $325 goes on sale June 1, 2018
Late Registration $350 goes on sale March 1, 2019
Human trafficking the focus of Rotary Club of Terra Linda presentation
The Rotary Club of Terra Linda shone a spotlight on the topic of human trafficking on Saturday. In partnership with Rotary District 5150, representing Marin County, San Francisco and San Mateo County, hosted a presentation on the hidden problem of human trafficking to a crowd of more than 60 people at the Marin County Office of Education.
“It’s about awareness,” said Laurel Botsford, the Rotary Club of Terra Linda member who organized the event. “We have to get the word out — get it out of the shadows — expose it to the light. That’s why trafficking has been able to flourish for so long. Nobody wanted to talk about it. It was too horrible to face.”
From Rotary International:
Rotary helps disaster victims
The Rotary Foundation and Rotary clubs are helping communities battered by severe weather and earthquakes.
The Rotary Foundation is collecting emergency relief funds to help victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma while local clubs are working in their communities.
“The power of Rotary is in the Foundation’s ability to pull help from around the world while local clubs provide immediate relief in their own communities,” says Don Mebus of the Rotary Club of Arlington, Texas.
Two powerful earthquakes hit Mexico, destroying buildings and highways, and killing hundreds of people. Rotarians have set up a fund to help reconstruct schools, housing and medical facilities.
Hurricane Maria is wreaking havoc on the Caribbean and is blamed for nine deaths so far.
In Sierra Leone, torrential rains and a mudslide in August has killed more than 500 people and destroyed nearly 2,000 homes. On the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, an orphanage, where more than 60 children slept, was swept away in the slide. More than 600 people are still missing.
An estimated 40 million people across Bangladesh, India, and Nepal have been affected after massive floods hit the area last month. UNICEF estimates 31 million people in India have lost their homes, and 8 million people in Bangladesh and 1.7 million in Nepal have been affected.
Rotary’s partner, ShelterBox, is providing support to families displaced by the storms.
ShelterBox teams are working with Rotarians to assess the damage and provide emergency supplies and temporary housing in Bangladesh, Nepal, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.
In Texas, hundreds of light privacy tents were deployed to evacuation centers for families to use temporarily.
How to contribute
Send donations to:
Fondo Unido Rotario de Mexico A.C.
Bank: City Banamex
Swift Code: BNMXMXMM
Two Rotary Foundation donor advised funds have been set up to accept donations for disaster relief and recovery in response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma:
Account name: Gulf Coast Disaster Relief Fund
Account number: 608
Account name: Hurricane Emergency Relief Fund
Account number: 296
You can contribute by check or wire transfer or online with a credit card. You’ll need to provide the DAF account name and number listed above. If you would like a credit card receipt, please check the address box to share your address with Rotary.
District 5150 in 2016-2017 Breaking Records in Contributions To The Rotary Foundation
Time for all of us in District 5150 to celebrate our philanthropic spirit to make a difference to improve this world by contributing to The Rotary Foundation (“TRF”) in the 2016-2017 year! District 5150’s giving this year was at a record high.
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