Feed the Future





History Logs

Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Long Beach

Total Budget: $10,000

Area of Focus: None

Activity Type: Food/Agriculture: General

Summary: Provide food items to the pantry locations at Long Beach City College and CSULB for food insecure students

The Rotary Club of Long Beach has identified that the students at the two local colleges have between 25-35% of food insecure students. The definition of "food insecure" for these young people is they are unsure of their next meal. Our program has two parts - a Grab N' Go event where we fill string bags for students with food and hygiene items (the items most needed by students is identified by each school each school year to stay current with student needs). The second event is a drive-thru food drives to fill the pantry at each school site. Again, the items for this event are food and hygiene items, as identified by each school.

In both cases, Rotary members are involved in every aspect of the events - gathering items, ordering materials, marketing and awareness to the community and working the actual day of the events.

Project Contact Person

District: 5320

Rotary Club of: Long Beach

Primary Contact: Robyn Gordon Peterson

Email: crobyn@aol.com

Project Status

This project is "Reported". This means that a report has been forwarded for review to the district leadership. This report is now being reviewed by the district leadership for approval. Once the report is accepted, the status of the project will be changed to "Completed".

Project listed for the 2023-24 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Long Beach (5320)









Project Supporting Documents

Dollar Tree Receipts Summary

Feed the Future - 2023,4

Final report

Receipts 1

Receipts 2

Receipts 3


Project Photos

History Log Entries


by Tina Barry

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Tina Barry

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Robyn Gordon Peterson.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Michele Dobson.


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.


by Gillian Bradshaw

System Entry: Project has been implemented and final report uploaded.

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