Mary's Kitchen & OUSD Nature





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Orange

Total Budget: $8,500

Areas of Focus: Basic education and literacy, Economic and community development

Activity Type: Food/Agriculture: Volunteer Services

Summary: Serving the homeless within Orange and Beautification of El Modena High School Nature Center at OUSD.

Marys' Kitchen is a Provide hot meal for 80 - 100 homeless about 7 times a year. This will include preparation of hot lunch meal and sack meal, both materials and labor will be provided by Rotarians, Chapman Roteract and other community members. The hot meal will consist of protein, carbs, veggies and dessert. The sack lunch will consist of ham & cheese sandwich, chips, fruit cup and water.

The total cost of Mary's Kitchen will be approximately $5000 (it costs about about $700 each time)

The butterfly garden will be completely redone. 3rd graders on tours will benefit by a greater variety of butterflies and homeowners who come to learn about the use of natives in their yards love plants that attract butterflies. The whole community will benefit from this project. A graphic art sign featuring butterflies, their caterpillar and chrysalis will be featured on a 2`x 3` professionally built sign. It will be installed by Rotarians as well.

A Landscape architect will be hired to submit a plan. Plants will be bought at Tree of Life and plant signs will be ordered from Unique Awards. Mulch will be donated by Kellogg.

Rotarians, Interact and Rotaract will be do the planting, etc. Drinks and refreshments will be provided. The budget for the Nature Center is $3500.

Project Contact Person

District: 5320

Rotary Club of: Orange

Primary Contact: Jeanne Carter

Email: jcarter@orangeusd.org

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.

Proposed Financing

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History Log Entries


System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Helen Maxwell

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Jeanne Carter.


by Ankit Shah

System Entry: Project signed by Ankit Shah.


by Helen Maxwell

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by Helen Maxwell

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

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