During July 2016-June 2017, the Rotary Club of Dubuque contributed $104,045 to local and international projects with 2900 volunteer hours. The funds were distributed as follows: Area Residential Care – $1,500; Youth Exchange – $1,820; Grand Opera House – $2,000; Visiting Nurses Association – $2,700; RYLA Scholarships – $6,025; the Veteran’s Freedom Center – $10,000; Rotary Foundations – $17,000; and Quito, Ecuador Global Grant – $48,000.
Humanitarian Grants totaled $15,000. Recipients included: Wisconsin Badger Camp, Dubuque Museum of Art, Riverview Center, Wisconsin Badger Camp, St Stephen’s Food Bank, Miracle League of Dubuque, Dubuque Mercy Health Foundation, First Congregational United Church of Christ, Almost Home/St John’s Lutheran Church, and the Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.
Total contributed comes to $104,045.