EMERGENCY Request for Blankets!

blankets need for Nepal/Bhutan

We have an urgent need for BLANKETS for a number of remote villages in Nepal, victims of the devastating earthquake. As you can imagine, it’s nearly a “life or death” issue. Please contact Robert Rose if you have funding or access to blankets.  

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. […]

Philippine Disaster Reflief


Here is the information currently on hand regarding the Philippine Typhoon disaster. These people have been hit by two typhoons and a major earthquake all in this year. They need a lot of help. Hope the information below is of assistance. The international team of Rotarians that I belong to is ready to help as […]

Tornados In Central Illinois

Today we have had tornadoes touch down in the central part of our district.  Towns which were hit include  East Peoria, Pekin, and Washington.   I have tried to contact each of the presidents of these Rotary clubs but communication is down.   As District Governor I would like to find a way to offer them help […]

More Updates on Philippine Disaster Relief

Here are some updates on efforts to help with the Philippine disaster. Please feel free to forward to anyone you think might be interested in helping. DisasterAidUSA and DisasterAidAustralia have DART teams in the Philippines. The USA group helped with the previous typhoon and were in place helping with the earthquake recovery when this typhoon […]

Phillipine Disaster Relief

Many of you have been sending your kind thoughts and support for our Philippine Disaster Relief efforts. As of today you have generously donated almost $20,000. which will be matched by Canada government. Thanks for opening your hearts to share.  I just wanted to update you on things there, which seem to be getting worse each […]

Oklahoma Tornados – 2

Fellow Rotarians & Concerned Citizens – On behalf of Districts 5750 & 5770 we want to welcome donations on behalf of Disaste relief specifically designated for the May 20, 2013 victims and their families! We all have family and loved ones (including myself) that have lost homes, auto’s, personal belongings and friends to this F […]

BioMedical Training in Haiti

The Biomedical Program is a joint venture between : Rotary  District 7020 ( DAF ) / HHRI and Pignon Hospital . . The program is to train Technicians from Hospitals all over Haiti to learn how to repair medical equipments as not too many  hospital in Haiti can find repairmen to take care of medical materials. Look […]