Disaster Relief Puerto Rico – Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico - Hurricane Maria

Here is a report about District 7000 Disaster Relief Efforts during the past weeks. As you know, communication unstable connections does not allow to be connected in a regular basis. This is a summary about initial work of Clubs to provide humanitarian aid around the Island. Now, we are moving to a second phase in […]

Information on The Gulf Coast Disaster Relief Fund (Donor Advised Fund)

Click here for information on the ways you may contribute to a Donor Advised Fund-  The Gulf Coast Disaster Relief Fund. The Gulf Coast Disaster Relief Fund (DAF) account within The Rotary Foundation has been established to streamline the flow of contributions from Rotarians looking to assist hurricane victims. Combined Relief DAF and Ways to […]

Hurricane Harvey Relief – Request for Financial Support

As you know Hurricane Harvey made land fall in Texas and has left significant devastation. The amount of flooding has surpassed any recorded accounts. In the coming days, southern Louisiana will see even more flooding due to ongoing rains. The search and rescue for this disaster is underway and the relief efforts will begin soon. […]

Rotary Clean Up Day at LaHood Park in Washington – Thank You!

Thank you to everyone that came out this past Saturday!   Over 40 Rotarians braved the welcomed sunshine, while lifting heavy sod rolls, dirt, mud and debris into wheelbarrows, a dump truck and a tractor bucket.   Whether it was heavy lifting, coordinating volunteers or prepping refreshments, all hands were appreciated.  Sounds like Rotary at work!    Future […]

Operation Safe Zone at Harry LaHood Park May 17, 2014

Recently you received an email communication from AG Jeff Randolph who represents the Peoria Area Rotary Clubs for District 6460. You may also be aware that we have established a Rotary Disaster committee to address the storms that ravaged Central Illinois last Fall. The group is led by DGN Steve Hopper, and they are doing […]

Rotary Relief Efforts in the Philippines

For more than three hours, Typhoon Haiyan violently shook the roof, walls, and windows of Edgar Chiongbian’s house. The heavy winds and flying debris threatened to collapse his home to its foundation at any moment. After the winds subsided and the rain stopped, he emerged from where he and his family had taken cover and […]

District 6460 Foundation Disaster Relief Fund

Last Sunday portions of the communities of Washington, Pekin and East Peoria were seriously damaged by storms and tornadoes.  Since then, there has been a significant response by numerous organizations to assist those who have incurred injuries or damages.  Each of the Rotary Club Presidents has been in communication with your District Leadership to help […]

Disaster Relief & Shelterbox

Dear fellow Rotarians:   As we all know, on November 8th the worst recorded storm to make landfall flattened entire coastal towns and villages in the Philippines. Thousands of people were killed and hundreds of thousands more are struggling to survive without access to food, water, and shelter. I know we all want to help. […]

Update and Trek to Tacloban, Philippine Disaster area

Our Woodstock-Oxford Relief efforts are going well as we continue to receive reports and horrific stories of what is happening there.  To answer some questions:  Yes, our Rotary Club qualifies for the Canada match on funds we receive and Yes, we plan to do a Matching Global Grant with Rotary Foundation to work on renewal […]