At our Nov. 27th meeting, the Club approved the below Donations. The Donations Assessment Committee had previously recommended the Donation to the Board. The Board had approved the below Donations subject to Club approval. The total Donations is $50,000. This was the amount allocated by the Board for this year's allocation. 
 
55+ GAMES SOCIETY – the project is to produce a short video to promote the events of the organization which will be used at trade shows and on CBC during COMPASS.  They also are planning to pilot a transportation service for seniors throughout the province who would otherwise not be able to participate.  Recognition of RCC is through the Games website, and other social media as well as recognition of RCC as a supporter on the video and on any vehicle used in the transportation pilot.  The request is for $6500. 
 
ALZHEIMER SOCIETY – the project is to provide regular cognitive and social activity to the Friday group which will reduce the risk of dementia for caregivers and slow disease progression to persons with dementia.  Innovative programming will be developed that can be applied to the home environment.  Recognition is through promotional materials and webpage.  Request is $3,000.
 
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB – The project will provide cost efficient and safe means of transportation for the youth served during educational and recreational field trips throughout the province.  Recognition would be on the bus and in media releases, newsletters and social media.  Request is $15,000.
 
CHILDREN’S WISH FOUNDATION -  The project is to provide funding for one wish for a PEI child and in doing so increase awareness of the organization including the fact that anyone can be a referral source.  Recognition would be on social media.  Request is for $10,000. 
 
ELDER DOG – The project is to assist up to 10 seniors with the cost of caring for their canine companions.  Payment would be direct to the service provided (veterinary and grooming which is provided at a discounted rate).  Request is for $2,000.
 
MURPHY’S COMMUNITY CENTRE TEEN ZONE – The project is to provide Life Skills Training for youth ages 12 – 18 from various locations.  Recognition is through media and an opportunity for Rotary members to make presentations on specific like skills.  Request is for $1,500.
 
PEI BUSINESS WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION – The project is to empower and educate young Island women aged 15 – 29 who have the potential to be future leaders by providing essential skills and competencies to help them unlock their leadership potential as well as opportunities to practice those skills in real life.  Recognition would be to welcome Rotary members as presenters and panelists and inclusion in all social media, web presence and print materials.  Request is $7,000.
 
WILD CHILD FOREST SCHOOL -  The project is to provide 20 registrations free of charge to enable children from low income families to participate in this program and to provide the necessary equipment.  The program provides opportunities for children to unplug from screens and get active in an unstructured outdoor environment with trained facilitators.  Recognition would be on the website, all correspondence with families and on posters and flyers. Request is for $5,000.
 
 
 
 
 
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