Welcome to the 2017 - 2018 Rotary year with Betty Willis serving as our Decatur Rotary President. We have a great line-up of meetings scheduled as we start the Rotary year off with a bang and hope you join us!
Community Projects Grant Recipients
Poverty is Real
Focus: To help fund a community-based concert series in Decatur to riase funds and awareness for helping homeless families to fight back.
Focus: A weeklonmg, overnight camp for children in foster care, ages 8-11.
Friends of Refugees
Focus: Refugee Family Literacy Program. Funding for a literacy toolkit. Materials and supplies for mother and child english-as-a-second language classes.
Decatur Education Foundation
Focus: Significantly contribute towards a new computer lab at the Allen Wilson Community Center
Global Village Project, Inc
Focus: Purchase laptop computers to aid in STEAM education (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) aimed at girls and young women with limited literacy experiences.
Boys & Girls Club of Metro Atlanta
Focus: Funding for the Summer Brain Gain program, comprised of one-week modules during the summer to mitigate and reverse summer learning loss.
Our House, Inc
Focus: Early Childhood Education Program for Homeless Children. Summer transition program, aimed at readying homeless children for kindergarten.
Clarkston Community Center
Focus: After school programs for low-income and refugee students.
DeKalb County Public Library
Focus: Health literacy program