Areas of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment, Maternal and child health, Community economic development
Community Development: Volunteer Services
Metroport Rotary partners with local organizations to support the disabled, homebound and food insecure families. These organizations and the support provided are:
- Metroport Meals on Wheels, a locally based organization serving the homebound. This grant will fund Winter Meals, Christmas stockings for Seniors and pet needs for therapy and companion animals that are not otherwise covered during winter months. Winter Meals are not only funded through this grant, but the meals themselves are asssembled and delivered by Metroport Rotarians as a Service Project.
- Roanoke Food Pantry, a locally based food pantry that serves food insecure families in the Roanoke area. These dollars will fund their annual Christmas Basket program to provide turkey, ham or other as part of a full Christmas dinner for families in the Pantry's Christmas Adopt-A-Family program. Members assist in packing the Christmas Dinners and support pickup of the dinners as a service project. Last year over 470 family members were touched by this program.
This project is "Approved". This means that the district leadership has reviewed and approved the allocation of district funds for this project. Once the funds from the district have been issued, the status of the project will be changed to "Paid".