History of the Berkeley Rotary Club
For over a century the members of Berkeley Rotary have contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars and thousands of hours of volunteer hands-on effort to programs and projects in Berkeley and worldwide.
Here are some highlights of our contributions over the last fifty years.
|International Peace Grove established in Tilden Regional Park District|
|The Berkeley Art Center: Built and donated to the City|
|YMCA of the Central Bay Area: donated $400,000 for construction of the downtown Berkeley facility|
|Berkeley Public Library: donated $90,000 for construction|
|Distribute hardcover, color-illustrated dictionaries to each 3rd grade student in the Berkeley public schools|
|Berkeley Marina's Shorebird Park: Donated funds and rebuilt the park to observe Rotary lnternational's Centennial year|
|2006-07||Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Led national effort to raise money and donated over 5,000 hours in rebuilding New Orleans's (Warren Easton High School) most successful school serving minorities; Assisted storm survivors resettling in Berkeley; ran phone banks raising money for the Red Cross efforts|
||Berkeley Public Library: Funds for furnishings|