Welcome To Our Club!
Rotary Club of Oak Harbor
"Service Above Self"
We meet Fridays at 11:30am-1pm
Whidbey Golf Club
2430 Fairway Lane
Oak Harbor, WA 98277
 
During this period of social distancing, we SIMULCASTING meetings on Zoom via the info below. We start gathering between 11:30-12, and the meeting content kicks off at noon.
 
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Meeting ID: 692 087 461

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Our mailing address is PO Box 442, Oak Harbor, WA 98277
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Nourishing Neighbors Foundation Donate $10,000 to Help Feed Children and Families During Summer
 
During this exceptionally challenging time, we were fortunate to receive a generous gift that will help us meet the increased demand for food assistance.
We’re excited to receive a $10,000 grant from Nourishing Neighbors Foundation!
The grant is meant to help feed kids and families during summer via our Food4Kids Backpack Program. As we are all aware, hunger relief programs like ours are stretched beyond capacity due the surge in unemployment and other economic and social fallout from the pandemic. In response to what quickly became a critical need, Albertsons Companies pledged $15 Million to Help Feed Children and Families During Summer, part of Safeway/Haggen Foundations’ Nourishing Neighbors Initiative.
 
We will use these proceeds to fund our expanded summer program that arose out of demand from the pandemic.
 
“This help from Safeway/Haggen and their generous customers is the lifeline that we desparately need,” said President Kurt Schonberg. “The people we’re serving are beyond grateful for this support, and so our we.”
Our deepest gratitude to Safeway/Haggen Foundation. We are grateful to be part of Nourishing Neighbors Family! The support, partnership, and generosity are truly making a difference."
Rotary Club of Oak Harbor Community Service Grants
 
The Rotary Club of Oak Harbor Community Service Grants Program is intended to enhance the quality of life in the Oak Harbor and the North Whidbey Island Community and is focused on supporting organizations that assist people in need. This marks our 8th year of the program!
 
The Club funds grants ranging from $500 to $1,200.  Smaller 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations are especially encouraged to apply to allow for special projects or needs that are not otherwise satisfied by general funding sources. There is also limited support available for non 501(c)(3) organizations who assist North Whidbey citizens in need. This non-501(c)(3) option was added as a result of proceeds received from Hydros For Heroes.
 
 
 
Requirements
1. All grant applicants and their beneficiaries must operate within Northern Whidbey Island.
2. Grants are to be spent prior to December 31st of the year of award and are without expectation of further support.
3. Grants are not normally made for operating budgets or endowments.
4. Grant requests will be reviewed for consideration on a quarterly basis through October.
  If you require further assistance, please contact Board Chair Kurt Schonberg (email by clicking here) or phone at 360.279.5012.
 
 
Amazon has a new program called Smile, that will give 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases DIRECT TO OUR FOUNDATION!
 
Follow the prompts in this link and read thru the details (the most important thing is to remember to visit smile.amazon.com vs www.amazon.com after registering).  It keeps your same account, shopping cart etc.
 
This is a very easy way to add money to our foundation account, please encourage all your family and friends to choose us as well via the button below or this link https://smile.amazon.com/ch/91-1685291
 
Additionally, for those who use facebook, please share this post on our facebook page  with all of your friends. THANKS!
 
ALL CLUB VOLUNTEER SIGNUPS HAPPEN VIA THE LINK BELOW
 

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Our backpack program depends on volunteer support from our amazing club members and financial support from the community at large as well as partner organizations such as:

Island County - ARPA Program

Congress created the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) on May 10, 2021 to aid state, local, territorial and Tribal governments with the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
With this donate button, you can dedicate funds specifically for the backpack programs separate account. 100% of proceeds are used for food (zero admin costs).
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Helen Price Johnson
Jul 08, 2022
State Director, USDA Rural Development Program
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Michelle Chapman
Jul 29, 2022
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