Holiday Gift Giving





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Project Description

Country: USA

Location: Naperviille, IL

Total Budget: $2,000

Areas of Focus: Maternal and child health, Community economic development

Activity Type: Community Development: General

Summary: 2023 Christmas Gift Program to support underprivileged children in the Naperville District 203 School District in Naperville, IL It is anticipated that 55 school age children will benefit and 35 Rotarians will participate.

Provision of holiday gifts to dozens of children in financial need or homeless as identified by the Naperville Education Foundation and school social workers.

Matching funds are made available through individual Club member donation of Cash and Gifts. Additional Gifts are purchased, or Gift Cards provided and distributed.

This is a long-standing project of the Rotary Club of Naperville-Sunrise. The project is run in the Month of December with final distribution of gifts handled the week before Christmas.

35 Rotarians participate in a gift drive by either funding or purchasing christmas gifts for School Children identified by the School District Foundation as needy. Several members of the club gather the gifts and help distribute them to the children.

Addendum to Project Description (added after the project was signed)

No Modifications with the exception that the club raised additional funds over and above the Matching grant minimum. Today Club donations exceeded the $1000 grant minimum by $439.08

Project Contact Person

District: 6450

Rotary Club of: Naperville Sunrise

Primary Contact: Bruce F George

Email: bgeorge@cvgarchitects.com

Project Status

This project is "Completed". This means the project has been implemented and the report was accepted by the district leadership. The project will stay listed on this website as a testimony of the achievements of the project partners.

Project listed for the 2023-24 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Naperville Sunrise (6450)









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History Log Entries


by Bruce F George

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Karen Swinger

System Entry: Project sent for club signatures.


System Entry

System Entry: Project signed by Bruce F George.


by Karen Swinger

System Entry: Project approved by the District Approval Committee.


by Linda Yates

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


by Karen Swinger

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


by Bill Lyman

Stewardship review is complete. Meets all necessary criteria. Final report reviewed. Project okay to be approved by District Approval Committee. WL&MD


by Marshall Schmitt

System Entry: Final report approved by the District Approval Committee.

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