In 2015 and 2016 to date the Willowbrook Rotary Club maintained their programs for support for local charitable causes, strong participation with our international student exchange program, focus on scholarships for outstanding local students, support of international Rotary projects, and continued participation as a leading club in Rotary District 5890.
Among our accomplishments this year are included:
Providing birthday cookies for clients at Reach Unlimited each month as well as recognizing the employee of the month with a plaque and a Wal-Mart gift card.
Helped with a Houston Greenbelt Project clean-up day picking up trash and planting trees.
Provided lunch for the Habitat for Humanity volunteers at a build site.
Provided scholarships to 5 graduating Interact students from Klein Forest High schools to attend 4-year colleges in Texas and beyond.
Provided gifts for breast cancer patients at CHI St. Luke’s Health -The Woodlands Hospital.
Sponsoring an Early Act First Knight program at Klenk Elementary School in Klein ISD.
Closed a Global Grant in S. Africa that installed plumbing and bathrooms in schools and orphanages.
Working on a micro-lending program in Haiti where we have also completed multiple potable water projects.
Recruited 1 long-term outbound Rotary Exchange student to Taiwan for the 2015/16 school year and sponsored an inbound & outbound student with Italy during the summer of 2015.
Sponsoring 2 long-term inbound Rotary Exchange students for the 2015/16 school year. The students are from from France & Germany.
Donated Christmas presents to needy children through NAM’s holiday program.
Volunteered in the NAM Food Pantry during their Christmas food and gift distribution.
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