In keeping with Rotary’s “Service Above Self” mission and consistent with Rotary International’s goal to “Connect the World,” the Rotary Club of New Canaan was honored to award grants to local nonprofit organizations meeting health care and education needs of people living in New Canaan and surrounding communities. At two well-attended Zoom award luncheons, representatives from 30 highly worthy organizations received grants totaling $37,500.

May 14, 2020 ZOOM Meeting where the Rotary Club of New Canaan presented grant awards to local organizations

In addition, members of the Rotary Club of New Canaan presented a Grant Check and a supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the leadership team at Waveny Lifecare Network in New Canaan.

Rotary Club of New Canaan members present a check and supplies of Personl Protective Equipment to Waveny Lifecare Network in New Canaan

Funding for the grants was raised at the club’s 2019 Annual Lobsterfest and at the fall Golf Outing.

In keeping with Rotary’s “Service Above Self” mission and consistent with Rotary International’s goal to “Connect the World,” the Rotary Club of New Canaan was honored to award grants to local nonprofit organizations meeting health care and education needs of people living in New Canaan and surrounding communities. At two well-attended Zoom award luncheons, representatives from 30 highly worthy organizations received grants totaling $37,500.

May 14, 2020 ZOOM Meeting where the Rotary Club of New Canaan presented grant awards to local organizations

In addition, members of the Rotary Club of New Canaan presented a Grant Check and a supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to the leadership team at Waveny Lifecare Network in New Canaan.

Rotary Club of New Canaan members present a check and supplies of Personl Protective Equipment to Waveny Lifecare Network in New Canaan

Funding for the grants was raised at the club’s 2019 Annual Lobsterfest and at the fall Golf Outing.

We are so grateful to our friends and neighbors who supported the Rotary Club’s fundraising activities. Their generosity makes it possible for the club to “pay it forward” to these nonprofits, which are meeting so many critical needs, ever more so during this time when we are facing the coronavirus pandemic.

Organizations receiving grants are: ABC of New Canaan, AmeriCares Free Clinics , Building One Community, Carver Center, Catholic Charities of FC, Community Mindfulness Project, Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Domus, Family Centers Den for Grieving Kids, Filling in the Blanks, Future 5, Horizons at NCCS, Inspirica, Kids Empowered by Your Support (KEYS), Kids in Crisis, Laurel House, LiveGirl, Meals on Wheels, Mercy Learning Center, New Canaan CARES, New Canaan Historical Society, New Canaan Land Trust, New Canaan Mounted Troop, New Canaan Parent Support Group, Stamford Public Education Foundation, Stepping Stones Museum for Children, Summer Theater of New Canaan, Visiting Nurse & Hospice Service of Fairfield County, Voices of Sept. 11th, and Waveny Life Care Network.

We salute these fine organizations and the selfless individuals who serve there and look forward to next year.

With gratitude,

Ann Dutille Cheney

President

Rob A. Fryer

Allocations Chairman

Rotary Club of New Canaan