Service Projects

Log Your Service Hours!

This year our Club has committed to 2,500 service hours.  Let us know that you volunteered at one of our Rotary events.

CLICK HERE to log your Volunteer Hours

CLICK HERE to log volunteer hours associated with Snack Pak 4 Kids

AUTISM UNCOVERED – October 21st & November 18th

In order to build awareness about autism, the Autism Treatment Center will be building the world’s largest blanket fort on November 18th – a Guinness Book of World Records blanket fort! Be a part of this spectacular event.

There are three ways you can help.

BE A VOLUNTEER – Click here to Volunteer!

Saturday, October 21, 2017 – Come out and help sew the blankets together in preparation of the Blanket Fort Build! Volunteers will meet at River City Christian School (5810 Blanco Road, San Antonio, TX 78216) from 9 am to 3 pm. No sewing skills required! The blankets will be stitched together with fishing line. If you can fish, you can build a fort.

Saturday, November 18, 2017 – Let’s Build the Blanket Fort! Relive your childhood and help build the world’s largest Blanket Fort. Meet at Toyota Field (5106 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio TX 78233 at 8AM to help hang the blankets on the Fort. At 1PM representatives from the Guinness Book of World Records will take the official measurements of the Fort! )

DONATE – Click here to Donate
Help us purchase blankets that will be used to help build the Fort! For as little as $10, you can purchase a blanket with our Club logo that will be used in the build.

BRING A BLANKET TO ROTARY 
At the October 11th & 18th Rotary meetings we will be accepting new or gently used blankets during our Rotary meeting.

WHAT HAPPENS TO THE BLANKETS AFTER THE FORT IS BUILT?

By participating in this great Service Project you are not just helping one great charity. You are actually helping three:
• Build awareness for autism for the Autism Center
• The blankets used to build the Fort will be donated to Haven for Hope.
• The PVC used to construct the Fort will be donated to Habitat for Humanity.

“More Delightful Than Frightful” Halloween Event at Morgan’s Wonderland

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Help make this Halloween special for 3,500 special needs individuals and and their families who will be attending this year’s event at Morgan’s Wonderland.

Here is how you can help!

Bring a Bag of Candy to Rotary!
During the October 18th and 25th Rotary Meetings, we will be collecting candy donations.  Next time you are at the store, pick up a bag of candy and we will get your donation to Morgan’s Wonderland!  No gum please!

Donate and we will get the candy for you!
Not sure what kind of candy to get?  Let us do the shopping for you.  Simply respond to this email and let us know how much you would like to donate for this event.  Donation buckets will also be on the tables next week if you would like to donate cash.

Volunteer at the Event!
Volunteers will interact and mingle with children and pass out candy. 2 Shifts available.  See below for event information.

Event Details
Tuesday, October 31, 2018
Shift 1: 4:30 – 6:30 pm
Shift 2: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Morgan’s Wonderland
5223 David Edwards Dr, San Antonio, TX 78233
CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER

SNACK PAK 4 KIDS

You can make a difference and help overcome food insecurity!

Our Rotary Club will again be delivering Snack Pak for Kids to Dorie Miller Elementary School. Located on the city’s East Side (207 Lincolnshire, SATX 78220), Dorie Miller serves approximately 350 students. 90.4% of these students are considered economically disadvantaged. Help us make sure that these students receive food over the weekend by signing up to deliver bags to the school.

Below are several ways you can be involved this year.

Meeting the truck at Dorie Miller Elementary
• Volunteers meet the truck at Dorie Miller Elementary between 9 – 9:30 AM. Total time commitment is 30 minutes.
• Volunteers will move full containers on provided dollies from the sidewalk to a classroom.
• Background Check required by the district.
• If you are available any of the following dates, please email the Rotary office at assistant@rotarysa.org.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Tuesday, May 08, 2018

Returning empty containers to the warehouse
• Empty containers are transported from Dorie Miller back to the Daily Bread Ministries warehouse.
• This can be done any day of the week during school hours and takes approximately one hour.
• Background Check required by the district.
• Volunteer will need to have a truck, SUV or large sedan to transport the containers.
• If you are available to help with this, please email the Rotary office at assistant@rotarysa.org.

Stocking containers with food products
• Volunteers meet at Daily Bread Ministries one (1) Monday a month from 6:30 – 7:30 PM.
• Activities include opening boxes and moving food packages into plastic containers.
• To view available dates and to sign-up, CLICK HERE.

Packing bags (Family Friendly)
• Volunteers meet at Daily Bread Ministries one (1) Wednesday a month from 6:30 – 7:30 PM.
• Activities include placing food items into plastic bags on an assembly line or helping to bring more inventory to the lines.
• To view available dates and to sign-up, CLICK HERE.

Addresses:
Dorie Miller Elementary
207 Lincolnshire Dr.
San Antonio, TX 78220

Daily Bread Ministries Warehouse
6351 Rittiman Road
San Antonio, TX 78218

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