Colonie-Guilderland Rotary Accomplishments



Thanks to the hard work and generosity of our club members the 
Colonie-Guilderland Rotary Club Completed the following 
during the July 2016  to July 2017 Rotary Year.

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  • Provided and delivered food and supplies for Thanksgiving Dinner to 20 needy families

  • Made $250 Donation to The Guilderland Food Pantries

  • Held first annual Pet Fair in October and Raised $2500 for local rescue groups and $1000 for the Shaker Heritage Society

  • Made $100 donation to Cystic Fibrosis - Xtreme Hike for a cure

  • Made $100 donation to local Salvation Army

  • Provided and delivered food and supplies for Christmas Dinner to 20 needy families

  • Adopted and provided Christmas gifts for 2 families

  • Made a $1000 donation to Pure Water for the World.

  • Rang the bell for Salvation Army

  • Cooked meals once each month for Ronald McDonald House

  • Held a Garage Sale and Raised $500 for Colonie Outreach

  • Participated in Town of Colonie Harvest Fest and Old Fashioned Sunday

  • Karl Muller raised over $2000 to fight Polio by taking the plunge in Lake George on New Years Day

  • Made a $1000 Donation to Shelter Box

  • Organized a multi club food drive in February to support The Food Pantries of the Capital District 2017 CANstruction event and collected  over 2400 pounds of food and $490.

  • Built a fence and rock wall, hung a welcome sign and cleared a paddock at the Shaker Heritage Society.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 2015  to July 2016 Rotary Year

  • Cooked meals once each month for Ronald McDonald House

  • Spent 2 days working at the Shaker Heritage Site repairing fencing

  • Assisted the Red Cross with a Blood Drive

  • Provided and delivered food and supplies for Thanksgiving Dinner to 20 needy families

  • Provided and delivered food and supplies for Christmas Dinner to 20 needy families

  • Adopted and provided Christmas gifts for 3 families

  • Rang the bell for Salvation Army

  • Held a Garage Sale and Raised $500 for Colonie Outreach

  • Participated in Town of Colonie Harvest Fest and Old Fashioned Sunday

  • Donated $1000 to Ronald McDonald House

  • Participated in Jan. 1st Bowlathon for Polio Plus and raised the most money of any club in the district

  • Had a successful and Sold Out Wine Paring Event

  • Provided 2 - $1000 Scholarships to high local school seniors based on their community service

  • Made a $1000 Donation to Shelter Box

  • Made a $400 Donation to the YMCA

  • Provided 200 bottles of children’s vitamins to support the Backpacks for Haiti project organized by the Malta Sunrise Club

  • Organized a multi club food drive to support The Food Pantries of the Capital District CANstruction event. Collected over 2,200 pounds of food and $1160 dollars, and placed second of 18 Hunger Hero’s teams staging food drives.

  • Made a contribution Prue Water for the World of $1000

  • Doug Hinkle and Bob Mohr made trips to work on clean water projects in Haiti and Honduras

  • Made a $300 contribution to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital

  • Made a contribution to the Gift of Life Golf Outing as well as a $500 donation to Gift of Life

  • Donated $500 to the local School Nurses for supplies for next year

  • Provided financial support to the Shaker Interact Club

  • Made a contribution to Polio Plus

  • Spent a Day cleaning up a park and providing meals for the Interfaith Partnership for the homeless

  • Initiated the process to sponsor an exchange student at Shaker High School in the fall of 2016.

  • Committed to making a $4000 donation to a Prue Water For the World Project in support of a District matching grant for which the club has applied

  • Progressed to the implementation phase of our first ever Pet Expo event to be held in October of 2016

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