The Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club assisted the local Griffin Lions Club by collecting and donating Eyeglasses, Hearing Aids and Used smartphones for the under privileged youth and veterans in our community. Our club Rotarians donated several pairs of eyeglasses, hearing aids and multiple smartphones through our drive within the club for refurbishment and distribution by the Lions Club
Griffin Daybreak Rotarians assisted the local Kiwanis Club with ticket sales during the annual local fair. This was an opportunity to assist another service organization during the largest attended community event of the year. Fair Proceeds fund local scholarships, grants, community enhancement and other community projects
Each member of the Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club will sale a minimum of 15 Fraser fir wreaths as our club’s annual fundraiser. Expected Fund raiser revenue anticipated is $5,000.00. All funds will be used in local Community’ service projects.
The Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club has partnered with an internet auction firm for a spring fundraiser. Members will provide auction 25 auction items which will be placed on the internet auction site and then auctioned off to the highest bidder. All contributions from the auction will be used to fund local community service projects.
With our D6900 Grant of $1,500.00, we will purchase 10 Lenovo Computer-Tablets for use in the Fairmont Community Center Computer lab. This will greatly enhance the local school system's virtual education program by providing needed internet capable tablets for area students to continue their K-12 education. This is required due to the local school system adopting a virtual education platform due to Covid-19 issues.
Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club members collected and delivered cases of needed food consisting of dried beans, rice, and peanut butter to the Five Loaves food pantry to assist with a supply shortage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic hit.
The Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club with assistance from the Griffin Rotary Club and other local organizations will organize, fund and pack food for distribution to local food banks, churches and other organizations.
Each month our club ships a “Care Package” filled with candy, cookies and assorted personal items to US Armed Forces service members that are deployed overseas. This year we are supporting over 25 servicemen and women.
Provide meal(s) for workers vaccinating Spalding County citizens against the COVID virus. $500 approved which should feed estimated 75 workers for two lunches. Those fed include Health Department nurses, those registering people, and law enforcement people working to direct traffic and make sure that all is done in an orderly manner.
The Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club Members purchased Chick-fil-A sandwiches and drink coupons for distribution to the City of Griffin Sanitation and Motor Pool Workers for the continued high quality work for the citizens of Griffin. 70 Total meals Were presented
Members of the Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club Solicited, collected and delivered needed supplied identified by the Red Cross and Salvations Army for residents affected by the Recent Tornado damage in that community. Items included perishables, non-perishables, baby items, cleaning supplies and animal food.
This is the Griffin Daybreak Club's Legacy Project.
The Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club presents an award each year to one student at each of the eleven elementary schools. This award is presented at the Honor's Day Program in front of the entire school, faculty, and parents. The award was named in memory of our past member Paul Ragan and his selfless service to others
Club members collected funds and donated $250.00 to the Rotary Foundation in Honor of DG Kirk Driskell during his club visit.
The Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club conducted a “Coat Drive” to collect coats, sweaters and other outerwear for local under privileged children and adults prior to cold weather in our area.
family members and all members of the Griffin Daybreak Rotary Club volunteered and rang the Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell to raise funds for use and distribution within the Griffin and Spalding County Communities. Funds will be utilized as determined by the Salvation Army. Final amount of contributions collected by our members have yet to be announced as of the date of submission.