P-3843

M.E.S. A. Program

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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Mesa

Total Budget: $3,000

Area of Focus: Basic education and literacy

Activity Type: Education: General

Summary: The M.E.S.A. is an afterschool program that is run by the Youth Development Unit within the Mesa Police Department and works in partnership with Mesa Unified School District,


The M.E.S.A. program has been in place since 2007. Every spring and fall the Mesa Police Department runs the 9-week program at Kino Jr. High targeting students with behavioral and academic issues. There several classes providing life skills training along with tutoring to improve academic performance. The students are also required to do some kind of physical fitness every day of the 4-day program. Every Tuesday night parents of the students are to attend a mandatory parent education class. After the 9 week program, the students will have graduated and be treated to dinner at a local restaurant.

The club and district funds will be used to buy Shoes, Shirts, Shorts, Water, Snacks, Supplies, reward gift cards, incentives, Dinners, Graduation Video, Parking at Phoenix Suns Game, and Teambuilding meals.

Club members participate in the classroom and in teambuilding events. They will also attended the class graduations.

Project Contact Person

District: 5495

Rotary Club of: Mesa Sunrise

Primary Contact: Ray Villa

Email: rv112754@gmail.com

Project Status

Paid
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 2021-22 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project

Date

Cash

DDF

Total

Mesa Sunrise (5495)

20-May-21

$1,000

$2,000

$3,000

Total

$1,000

$2,000

$3,000

Project Supporting Documents


[20-May-21]
MOU

 

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History Log Entries

20-May-21

System Entry

System Entry: Creation of project page.

21-May-21

by Rebecca Wilks

Initial project review. (1) please include your club president (2021-22) in the email/signature list. (2) Please send your signed MOU in (3) Our records show that your club has not met the training requirement. please clarify this with Tom Mclarty, tomm54@frontiernet.net

26-May-21

by Rebecca Wilks

The application remains incomplete. The deadline for complete applications is May 31. according to our records your club has not met the training requirement (2 members) If this is a clerical error, please check with Tom McLarty, tomm54@frontiernet.net

28-May-21

by Rebecca Wilks

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.

28-May-21

by Rebecca Wilks

System Entry: Project signed by Rebecca Wilks.

29-May-21

System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Ray Villa.

29-May-21

by Theresa Carmichael

System Entry: Project signed by Theresa Carmichael.

19-Jun-21

by Rebecca Wilks

Congratulations. Your project has been approved. You will receive the funds by electronic transfer in about two weeks.

19-Jun-21

by Rebecca Wilks

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.

3-Aug-21

by Rebecca Wilks

I'm so sorry for the inconvenience, but (though the "block" district grant has been approved) The Rotary Foundation has not yet released the funds. It's frustrating when things like this are out of our hands, but we hope to be sending money to the clubs very soon. Thanks for your patience.

29-Aug-21

by Rebecca Wilks

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

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