GWRC Dictionary Project





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Glendale, AZ

Total Budget: $4,200

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: Literacy

Summary: Dictionaries delivered to 1250 third-graders in the Glendale Elementary School District, Arizona

The Glendale West Rotary Club has partnered with the Glendale Elementary School District and identified the need to provide every third-grader with their own dictionary (~1250 students)to support literacy. Nearly 90% of students in the Glendale Elementary School District qualify for free or reduced school lunch; the needs of the students are great. The Club will purchase the dictionaries in RY19-20 Q1 and have them delivered by end of Q2. All Club members will participate by labeling the dictionaries with Rotary's Four-Way-Test and delivering them directly to all third-graders. This is an annual project for the Glendale West Rotary Club.

Project Contact Person

District: 5495

Rotary Club of: Glendale West

Primary Contact: John E Burk

Email: johnburk228@gmail.com

Project Status

This project is "Paid". This means that the funds from the district have been issued. This project is now being ready for implementation. When this is done, a report needs to be uploaded on the project page and the "Reported" button needs to be clicked, then the status of the project will be changed to "Reported".

Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

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Glendale West (5495)









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History Log Entries


by Jim Bissonett

John, please look at your club's qualification status at

http://www.matchinggrants.org/admin/qal_list.cgi?year=19&district=5495 . Then call me at 480-299-4441.


by John E Burk

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Jim Bissonett

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by John E Burk.


by Jim Bissonett

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by Jim Bissonett

System Entry: Check for DDF payment issued by Foundation Treasurer.


by Jim Bissonett

John, for some reason the post office returned the check as undeliverable. The address was correct, and I am not sure why they couldn't deliver it. I am sending it out again.

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