Southtowne SpeakEasy and Mardi Gras Is Coming!
Save the Date – April 18th – 2020 – LCC Events Center
It’s time to get out your masks, feather boas, zoot suits, and spats, for the biggest FUNdraising event of the year! Southtowne Rotary’s SpeakEasy (with a Mardi Gras twist) is guaranteed to be loads of fun, with special surprises, great food and drinks, with loads of ways to help us “Do Good In the World!”
Thank You to our Donors from last year’s event with our Donor Business Directory. But then we thought, “Why keep the SECRET DEALS and DEEP DISCOUNTS offered by sponsors, a Secret?”
Southtowne Rotary is Happy to Share These GREAT DEALS with you, at savings that are Guaranteed to be 20%-30% Off Of Regular Retail. And MOST IMPORTANT…The Money You Spend goes directly to the Southtowne Foundation to help Southtowne Rotary continue essential Local and International Projects that service Education, Homelessness, Sanitation and more!
Here is a list of just some of the projects that Southtowne Rotary supports:
Here’s a quick recap of the programs…
Donations Help To Support These
Local and International Southtowne Rotary Projects
Local Southtowne Rotary Projects for 2020
Fairfield Elementary – Education Support and Reading Competition
Local Food Boxes – In conjunction with Head Start and Downtown Languages Program Twice Monthly and Holiday Deliveries
Head Start Committee- Monthly reading and education support
Homeless Support Committee – ongoing support for the SVDP Youth House
Hosea drop-in center- Volunteer Staff Support
4J McKinney-Vento School Supplies Program
ECCO High School – Legal Documents for Homeless Youth
15th Night- Support programs for homeless teens
Vinnie’s Family Annex- Dinner and Services Support
Eugene Mission Dinner Service Team- Monthly Dinner Service Team
Emergency Committee- Short Term support for families identified by Head Start Partner with goods, services and short-term financial aid as well as Holiday Food Box program.
Southtowne Educational Stipends for youth in need
Downtown Languages Committee – Working with ELS families to learn English
Meals on Wheels Committee- Delivery of Meals for Elderly and Infirmed
Emerald Village Tiny Homes Project – Construction of Tiny Home in Emerald Village
SVDP Sock It To Me Drive – Socks for Homeless
Back-to-School Backpacks for needy youth
International Southtowne Rotary Projects
Peace Committee- Promoting Peace through local and international initiatives
Hospital Supply Committee- collecting and distributing donated medical supplies from local health organization, to be used in partner programs in Africa.
Aid Africa – Education and Sanitation Projects
Project Amigo – Education support for sponsored schools in Mexico
San Miguel School for the Deaf
Buyijja Village School in Uganda- Education Materials, Water and Solar
Rwanda English Project – Teaching teachers how to teach English
Stove Team- Creating safe, efficient stoves for rural Central Americans
Rotary Friendship Exchange /Group Study Exchange
Support SVRGG global grants with other District 5110 clubs.