Youth Home Furnishings & Suppl





History Logs

Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Twin Falls

Total Budget: $9,970

Area of Focus: Economic and community development

Activity Type: Community Development: General

Summary: Laundry and living room furnishings for group home to house 18 year old’s who age out of the foster care system.

The club plans to assist the Twin Falls Optimist Club with its project to convert a 3-story existing residence into a supervised group home for foster children age 18 and older who have aged out of the foster care system. These youths are often still in high school and struggle to support themselves while preparing to be adults. The Optimist Youth House will be a place for the kids to live while they continue to develop the life skills they need to be successful as adults. The home has broad community participation. Our club's contribution will be to buy appliances & supplies for the laundry room and to furnish one of the home's three living rooms. Conversion of the residence has been started by the Optimist's. Our club will provide labor for the various stages of remodeling, in addition to purchasing, delivering and installing the furniture and appliances. The project is expected to be completed by September 2018. Boys & girls are housed on separate floors. Spreadsheet in "documents" includes the spending plan.

Project Contact Person

District: 5400

Rotary Club of: Blue Lakes-Twin Falls

Primary Contact: Michelle Carpenter

Email: michelle@westerra.cc

Project Status

This project is "Paid". This means that the funds from the district have been issued. This project is now being ready for implementation. When this is done, a report needs to be uploaded on the project page and the "Reported" button needs to be clicked, then the status of the project will be changed to "Reported".

Project listed for the 2018-19 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Blue Lakes-Twin Falls (5400)









Project Supporting Documents

Revised Spending Plan

Spending Plan


Project Photos

History Log Entries


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Michelle Carpenter

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


by Michelle Carpenter

System Entry: Project signed by Michelle Carpenter.


by Eva Craner

System Entry: Project reverted to "Submitted" - Eva Craner added to the list of signatories.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Eva Craner.


by Ines Crespo

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by T. J. Adams

System Entry: Check for DDF payment issued by Foundation Treasurer.


by Michelle Carpenter

Hi, we have saved money with your due diligence and would like to expand the purchases to include additional items described in the new spending plan. I have uploaded it into the documents tab. We are wanting to have shopping completed by October 10th and complete the project by October 15th. Thank you, Michelle


by Ines Crespo

Proposed modifications to the spending plan are approved.

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