humanitarian programs in New York City and
Minimum raised by 1 runner will
provide 10 scholarships to deserving high school
is Service above Self. Our motto is carried out at the Rotary Club
of New York by combining volunteer talent and time with funding from
our Foundation. This is a true synergistic relationship since most
of Foundations funds come from the members themselves.
Our projects are
diverse in focus and broad in scope including helping children in
our community. We support a Soup Kitchen in Harlem, provide manpower
for a Thanksgiving Veteran's meal, support work in disaster relief
with Fraternite Notre Dame 'including the recent earthquake in Haiti
and past disasters of September 11, the greatest tsunamis that
struck this decade and Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
The Rotary Club
of New York has a partner relationship with five New York City High
Schools. Our high school programs honor 10 student a year with a
Scholarship and recognition; we also provide scholarships to “jump
start' college bound students by sending them to the Columbia
University High School Summer Program, vocational mentoring
programs, speech contests, weekend leadership camps and other
programs reported on our website http://www.nyrotary.org./
allows 25% of its grants to be placed outside of Manhattan.
Authorized by this provision, we have provided water filters to
communities in the Dominican Republic to provide safe drinking water
and eliminate the risk of water borne diseases. With our Sister Club
in Milan, we have supported the fight against a dreaded disease of
Members of the
Rotary Club of New York have served are proud of our 101-year
history of serving the people in our community and around the world.
We strive to help the needy to make our world a better place for
ulcer, a disease caused by infection with Mycobacterium ulcerans, is
one of the most neglected but treatable tropical
winners at the RYLA Camp where they learn team work, leadership
skills and confidence building.
High School Student Bryan Moran with his family after
receiving his scholarship at a regular Rotary meeting at the
Harvard Club. Parents are encouraged to attend with their son
or daughter is being ennobled.
High School Summer School Program winner/recipient, Syed Ali
from DeWitt Clinton High School.
NYRF is the main
sponsor of the annual Chess in the Schools program that teaches
chess to New York City children Grade 5 to 12.
with a Dominican Republic Rotary Club, the NYRF, with
contributions from our members, provided sand fliters to
insure potable water for families of a small village in the