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Fall 2020 – Update

The Plymouth Rotary Club hosted a food and supply  drive this fall  for the Salvation Army of Plymouth.  We raised 3,000 pounds of food for the Salvation Army during this food drive! We thank the Plymouth community  for supporting our neighbors in need. We know that  many families will need assistance in the coming months.  You can still help out by donating online at our Amazon Wishlist or dropping donations off at the Salvation Army at 9451 S. Main Street in Plymouth, MI.
We also thank  our community partners Lake Trust Credit Union and Plymouth Roc Recording Co for making this event possible.
Salvation Army Food Drive Salvation Army Food Drive
Featured in above photos: Rotarian Club President John Buzuvis and Rotarians James Gietzen and Jeanne Trumpy

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 COVD-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

Rotarians are people of action. This month our club  worked in partnership with the Detroit Rotary Club and Pioneer Medical Research Foundation, a Novi based charity, to raise $20,000 in funding to address food insecurity in the Detroit and southeast Michigan area. Each Rotary club’s Foundation donated $5,000 which was matched by the  Pioneer Medical Research Foundation
Funds were distributed to:

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!

Read this article on how you can help out.


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