The Rotary Club of Plymouth has partnered on many of these projects with the Plymouth Rotary Foundation.
The Foundation provides much of the funding needed to support the club’s #RotaryResponds projects.
April 2021 – Update
Plymouth Rotary helping the community during April by volunteering at a Covid vaccination clinic run by RiteAid. We handled registration, check in, and directing people. Nearly 1,000 participants per day were in and out in less than 30 minutes. www.plymouthmi.gov for more details on these events.
March 2021 – Update
Shamrock on the Shelf
Our Foundation purchased $10,000 in gift cards to support local businesses as part of the Shamrock on the Shelf project!
January 2021 – Update
Club Members served as mentor’s to local businesses to help them successfully apply for business loans from the State of Michigan.
Fall 2020 – Update
July 2020 – Update
Our Rotary club is pleased to work with the Salvation Army Plymouth Corps and St. Vincent dePaul to provide additional funding for their clients to assist with: mortgage, rent, utilities, medical bills and prescriptions, child care and other unforeseen expenses that are COVID-19 related. Our club donated $7,500 and these two organizations are providing matching funds. In addition the Plymouth Community United Way will provide additional funds if needed. If you know someone who needs assistance please have them contact the Salvation Army at www.misalplymouth.org or (734) 453-5464
May 2020 – Update
- Say Detroit, a Mitch Albom supported organization that provides meals, mentoring and tutoring to Detroit children
- Gleaners which provides food support throughout south eastern Michigan
- Salvation Army Plymouth Corps for local support
April 2020 – Update
In April, our Club provided local medical staff and care givers with donations of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Hospital staff at St. Joseph Mercy on the COVID floor received 250 face shields and Community Opportunity Center (COC) received face shields and a donation of $1,000 to purchase additional equipment. Our club proudly supports COC through out the year. COC is committed to enriching the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities through quality housing and comprehensive support.
March 2020 – Update
As you know our Plymouth Rotary Club hosts Plymouth’s famous chicken BBQ each fall. In March, when club members found out that the ER staff at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit needed donations of face masks for their staff we donated 400 masks from our BBQ supplies and club members businesses to help hospital staff keep safe. Rotarians in action!