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Opportunities to Serve Our Community 

Members of the Rotary Club of Madison take great pride in helping our community. Our Community Projects Committee arranges for group volunteer activities throughout the year, and here are some examples of recent group volunteer activities.

(Photo 1: Sorting and packing books for Books for the World Project; Photo 2: Cleaning up James Madison Park; Photo 3: Planting trees at Madison schools; Photo 4: Collecting and delivering Holiday gifts to Madison area children in need; Photo 5: Serving a meal at The River Food Pantry)

Members can check the calendar below and contact the Rotary office to sign up. We also welcome new ideas! Click on the form at the bottom to recommend a new idea.

Month / Date Program Description Volunteers Needed Point of Contact
September 25, 2021 8:30am-10:30am River Food Pantry MUNCH Program Prepare lunches for MUNCH Program        4 Mary Pat Williams
October 2021 “SOAP-tober” for Porchlight Bring soap, lotion, deodorant, toothpaste, personal hygiene products to weekly Rotary meeting during the month of October, Also join in a Soap-Tober Happy Hour on Thurs, Oct 21, 4-6pm,at Genna’s Lounge. Enjoy fellowship and drop off your soap!       Everyone! Maggie Porter Kratz
October 7, 2021 1:45pm-4:00pm Seed Collection Seed Collection at Yahara Heights County Park, Waunakee      12 Jim Christensen
October 14, 2021 1:45pm-4:00pm Seed Collection Seed Collection at Yahara Heights County Park, Waunakee      6 Jim Christensen
October 30, 2021, 10:30am – 1:30pm & 2:00pm-4:00pm Tree Planting Project with Urban Tree Alliance Tree planting at 2 Madison schools: Wright Middle School and Emerson Elementary School.
      8 Jim Christensen
November 6, 2021, 4:00pm – 8:00pm Winter Glow Event (Koats for Kids) Help in the distribution of coats to families in the Madison community. Choose from 1 of 3 shifts. SIGN UP HERE       5 Tim Stadelman
November 20, 2021 Shift 1: 8:30am – 11:30am; Shift 2: 11:15am – 2:30pm Goodman Community Center Assist in preparation and/or distribution of THANKSGIVING BASKETS for Families in Need. SIGN UP HERE      10 Mary Pat Williams
December 2021 Holiday Giving Tree Giving tree concept: receive a child’s wish list, purchase and wrap the item and return to the club by December 1, 2021 Martha Sullivan & Mary Pat Williams
December 15, 2021, 4:00pm-6:00pm Empty Stocking Club Sign up to serve as a “Toy Stockers” at this year’s event at Alliant. SIGN UP HERE 10 Jenni Jeffress
January 2022 OPEN
February 2022 OPEN
March 2022 The River Food Pantry Join with other Rotarians to serve as food pantry assistants and FAM meal prep helpers.
10 Jenni Jeffress


Do you have an idea for the Community Projects Committee to explore?