We carry out service projects that support improving lives in our community.

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Calgary Rotary West members contribute their skills, expertise, and resources to help solve problems.
 
 
 
During our weekly meeting on Monday August 9, 2021, Kurt Scherer, chair of Local Community Services presented a cheque from our club in the amount of $12,320 to Jean Claude at Umoja Community Mosaic. From LCS came $9,570 for a food security program and $$2,750 from youth budget for 10 notebooks. Jean Claude expressed his appreciation and acknowledged the long standing relationship his organization has with our club. He will be back in six months time to give us an update.
A large group from the Calgary West Rotary Club set out to to cleanup our designated 3 kilometer section of the north side highway #1. The group met at 9:00 AM on Saturday July 24, 2021 in the parking lot of Calaway Park and received instructions from Clarence Buckley. Clarence provided the volunteers with bright orange garbage bags and led smaller groups to assigned sections of the highway for cleanup. The cleanup completed at approximately 11:00 AM and the group got together for a bite and some fellowship at the Humpty's restaurant located at the interchange of highways #1 and #22.
 
 
 
The Emergency food Hamper program is the objective of the Calgary Food Bank’s satellite locations around Calgary. This allows individuals and families to pick up an emergency hamper as close to their home as possible. Calgary Rotary West members volunteer at the Food Bank satellite Grace Presbyterian Church.
 
 
On September 30, 2020 President Bill Fitzsimmons lead a group of 15 volunteers for three hours to wrap trees in Fish Creek Park to protect trees from the beavers.
 
 
 
 

 

The Rotary Clubs of Calgary Sarcee, Calgary West, Chinook, and Heritage provided $48,000 to purchase a 5-ton delivery truck as a "Mobile Grocery  Store" for Fresh Routes, an initiative of the Leftovers Foundation.

For more information visit the Leftovers Foundation website at RescueFood.ca, and Fresh Routes.

 
 $10,000.00 in support of a pilot project teaching life and decision making skills to kids in Grades 7-9.
 
 
$5,000.00. To support the building of a security fence. This is a collaboration with Calgary Stampede Park, Calgary East and Calgary Sarcee Rotary clubs totaling $30,000.00.
 
 
 
$1,000 annually in support of the Rotary Challenger Park Golf Tournament. Calgary Rotary Challenger Park is a barrier free conference and recreational facility that is accessible to all people regardless of their age or ability. But it is more than that!