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Rotary Club of Dubuque contributes $20,000 to Dubuque Area Non-Profits

The funds were distributed to the following recipients along with a brief description of the funding purpose:

Dubuque Main Street – purchase of supplies for Art Creative Quest, which is a new interactive program specifically for youth and families as part of Fall into Art and Dubuque Art Walk/First Friday.

Bell Tower Productions – assist with expenses for the Free Summer Musical Program for 2018 in which two plays will be produced, The Secret Garden and Honk.

Mt Pleasant Home – cover expenses for new gutters over door walkways for the safety of residents, staff and visitors.

Dubuque Regional Humane Society – assist with expenses for Humane Heroes Volunteer Club.

Multicultural Family Center – assist with expenses for their Future Talk Teen Empowerment program.

Creative Adventure Lab – assist with expenses for a free school field trip program where elementary school children can come and explore through hands-on learning adventure labs.

National T.T.T. Society – provide items necessary for a fun camp experience for girls.

St Luke’s United Methodist Church – purchase of fresh fruit and vegetables for their free dinners.

Stonehill Franciscan Services – purchase of two Triage Kits for emergencies.

Clarke University – assist with expenses for the Bully Project plays.

Fountain of Youth – purchase of curriculum books and materials for “Pioneer Getting Ahead” program.

Compass to Care – assist families with children who have cancer with travel expenses to/from care treatment.

Rising Star Theatre – assist with expenses for two summer plays involving youth ages 8-18, School of Rock and Li’l Abner.

Humanitarian Grants are a yearly grant offered through a competitive application process to local nonprofit organizations. The program places strong emphasis on assisting organizations that make life better in Dubuque. Rotary Club of Dubuque distributed $15,000 worth of grant funds in 2016-17 and have increased their impact to donate $20,000 for 2017-18.

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