Rotarians do more than write checks! Here's an overview of current "hands-on" projects we're working on in The Valley.
Neck of the Woods Refurbishment
Project Lead: Linda Levin
Neck of the Woods is a not-for-profit child care center in Waitsfield just getting off the ground. With big plans to expand its services to provide support for young families in several ways, MRV Rotary is helping them prepare their new facility with painting and light construction.
Camp Ta-Kum-Ta
Project Lead: Dave Koepele
Camp Ta-Kum-Ta in North Hero, VT provides challenging, extraordinary experiences in a safe and loving environment for children who have or have had cancer and their families. The MRV Rotary helps set-up and break-down camp facilities.
UCC Bottles and Cans
Project Lead: Susan Klein
The Waitsfield United Church of Christ raises funds to support individuals and families with short-term needs by collecting deposit-bearing bottles and cans. MRV Rotarians help transport the bottles and cans to the redemption center in Barre.
Community Pantry
Project Lead: Doug Stoehr
MRV Rotarians collect and deliver weekly donations to the Community Pantry from Mehuron’s and Shaw’s supermarkets.
Community Supper
MRV Rotary take the lead cooking and serving a Community Supper at the Waitsfield UCC, usually during April. This project is currently on hold because of the pandemic.
Project Lead: Karl Klein
MRV Rotarians will help weatherize homes for Valley residents in need of support to help keep their heating bills down. Done as-needed.
Warren Fourth of July
Project Lead: Susan Klein
MRV Rotary provides extensive logistical support for the best Fourth of July parade in Vermont.
Do you have a project suggestion?
Rotary is always looking for ways we can help through hands-on projects that support our Valley community, especially Seniors, Young Families and those with Food Insecurity. If you have a suggestion, please contact Sara Gallet.