Thanksgiving food for families





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: New Rochelle

Total Budget: $2,000

Area of Focus: Community economic development

Activity Type: Community Development: Volunteer Services

Summary: New Rochelle

Due to COVID-19 Pandemic and related economic difficulties, there are many families in our community who do not have enough to eat or afford anything to eat at all. Many of these families will therefore not be able to join others in the celebration of the Thanksgiving this year. HOPE Community Services, a well-known and respected local non-profit organization, has the necessary information on these families and on how best help can be delivered to them. Working with HOPE, Rotary Club of New Rochelle will use the grant money to purchase as many turkeys as the funds will allow for distribution to these needy families during the Thanksgiving season this year (2022). Our Rotary Club members will be directly involved in the purchase and distribution of the turkeys, and to ensure that as many of the families as possible receive and enjoy them. This voluntary service will most certainly be welcomed and appreciated by these families and others. This generous gesture will serve to enhance the perception of Rotary in the community.

Project Contact Person

District: 7230

Rotary Club of: New Rochelle

Primary Contact: Francis G Okelo

Email: fgokelo@hotmail.com

Project Status

This project is "Approved". This means that the district leadership has reviewed and approved the allocation of district funds for this project. Once the funds from the district have been issued, the status of the project will be changed to "Paid".

Project listed for the 2022-23 Rotary Year.

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History Log Entries


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Mahbub Ahmad

System Entry: Project is now "Fully Pledged".


by Mahbub Ahmad

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Francis G Okelo.


by Tom Geoffino

System Entry: Project signed by Tom Geoffino.


by Mahbub Ahmad

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.

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