Project Categories & Projects for Community Service Activities

1.      Construction Projects involving Several Clubs, Rotaractors, Interactors and Other Organizations – Weinberg Project; Rotarians at Work Day -(Children’s Justice Center, Women’s Crisis Shelter, Hui Malama Learning Center,  Kaiser Rain Garden, Puuwai Momi Housing Project, Kalihi Elementary School, Salvation Army Headquarters,  U.S. Vets Center, Atherton Hall YWCA (Kokokahi), Lokelani Middle School (hydroponics garden), Easter Seals Nursery; Aloha Medical Mission; Tantalus Boy Scout Camp; Kalihi Elementary School)

2.     Golf Tournament Fundraising

3.     Food-centered Fundraising - Oktoberfest; Spaghetti Dinner; Huli-huli Chicken; Wine Tasting;  Embalmer’s Ball; Crab Fest; (Rotaractors often involved in these Projects)

4.     Projects in Support of Other Organizations (ARC, Volcano Art Center Fun Run, Special Olympics, Habitat for Humanity, Salvation Army Bell Ringing, Salvation Army Christmas Gift Giving, Monthly Cooking Meals for Institute for Human Services, Concert in the Park, Relay for Life {ACS}, Women Helping Women, Lahaina Restoration Foundation, Light the Night (cure Cancer), Boys & Girls Club, Old Koloa Sugar Mill Run (scholarships), Polio Plus, “Heart Walk” American Heart Association, Hospice of Hilo Light Up a Life; Aloha Medical Mission to the Philippines; Office of Social Ministry; Big Island Substance Abuse Council; Hilo Medical Center Foundation; Hawaii Housing Authority; Ronald McDonald House Charities; National Alliance on Mental Illness; Hospice Hawaii; )

5.     Fundraising for Children’s Needs - School Supplies Drives; Clothing Donated by Goodwill & Salvation Army; Playground Maintenance; Nana’s House (Child & Family Services); Toys for Tots USMC; Salvation Army Angel Tree; Christmas gifts to Hawaii’s Child Welfare Services;

6.     Literacy Events - Read Aloud America Program; Read To Me Events; Dictionary Project; Scholarship Fundraising for High School and Community College Students; GED Teaching at SWC Center; GOOT (Growing Our Own Teachers) Support; Lokelani Middle School (computers); RYLA; Donation of Speaker Books to schools; School Supplies for Jefferson and Ala Wai Elementary Schools; Playground Equipment Donation; FIRST (For Inspiration & Recognition in Science & Technology) Robotics contest; books for Hawaii Community Foundation STEM program; Career Forums; Dr. Suess Read To Me;

7.     Supporting/Encouraging Community Involvement - Recycling; Light Bulb Exchanges; Highway Cleanup Projects; Waimea Trail cleaning; Rescue Tubes Installed on Kauai Beaches; Movies in the Park; Lights on Rice Street Christmas Parade; Community at Work Day (North Kihei Shoreline & similar programs); Everyday Community Heroes Breakfast; Waialae Park & Beach Cleanup; Palolo District Park; Totally Against Graffiti; Kalihi Elementary cleanup; Wounded Warrior; Save the Pier (Hanalei); Hanalei Beach Cleanup; Community Gardens; Kauai Pacific Elementary School cleanup; Lunalilo Fun Fair; Waikiki Health Center’s Youth Outreach Center health monitor device; Hump Day Monthly Rotary Socials; Palolo School Projects; Thomas Square cleanup; Hawaii Public Library book sale;

      8. Food Bank/Food Basket (& Similar Programs) FB/BB Funding Drives; Holiday Feeding Those in Need; Being with Seniors at Holiday Times; Aid to Homeless Veterans; Christmas Caroling for Seniors;

     9.  Children’s Health Projects - Rotary Dental Care Project;   Keiki Vision