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SERVICE PROJECTS

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
March 26 6-8pm LGBT Books To Prisoners Pull books from library shelves and package for delivery        8 Martha Sullivan
May 3 10:30am-2:30pm Trees Tree planting at Crestwood Elementary School      2 Jim Christensen
May 4 1:00pm-4:00pm Trees Tree planting at Huegel Elementary School      7-9 Jim Christensen
May 4 10am-12pm Books for the World Sort and pack textbooks for shipping at Madison College       15 Maria Alvarez-Stroud
May 9 8:30am-10:30am Trees Tree planting at Memorial High School      2 Jim Christensen
May 9 Afternoon Trees Tree planting at Falk Elementary School      2 Jim Christensen
May 11 10:00am-1:00pm Trees Tree planting at Chavez Elementary School      8-10 Jim Christensen
June 13 3:45pm-6:00pm Lake Clean Up at James Madison Park “Renew the Blue” Volunteer Day Ellis Waller
July 24 5:30pm-7:30pm & 6:00pm – 7:30pm Concert on the Square with One City Schools Support ~20 One City Schools families to attend Concerts on the Square 14-16 Maria Alvarez-Stroud
September Trees Tree planting Jim Christensen
September Books for the World Packing books to be shipped to developing countries Sept 28, 10:00am – 12:00pm at Madison College Book Processing Center at 1849 Wright Street, Madison 10-12 Maria Alvarez Stroud
October Trees Tree planting Jim Christensen
November 22 & 23 Goodman Community Center Assist in preparation and/or distribution of THANKSGIVING BASKETS 8 slots are open for each date Martha Sullivan
December Holiday Giving Tree Giving tree concept: receive a child’s wish list, purchase and wrap the item and return to the club by Dec 11, 2019 Martha Sullivan
January 2020 OPEN
February 2020 OPEN

 

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