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1. O'Hare International Airport

   a.  USO LOUNGE
   b.  Travelers Aid (Heartland)
   c.  O'Hare Haymarket Outreach

2. $25,000 Annual Scholarships  

3. Paul Harris Rotary Foundation

4.  Literacy Project (Dictionaries given to all 3rd graders in Franklin and Schiller Park)

5.  RYLA Leadership Program     

6.  Feeding Children Worldwide, Two packs per year for hunger in USA and world.

7.  "Welcome Basket" Project - Basket of necessary household supplies given to every new resident of Mercy Housing Lakefront Supportive Housing. Chicago

8.  Interact Clubs - East and West Leyden High School
         Earlyact Club scheduled soon.

9.  Financial Support

      a. YMCA Summer Camps

      b.  Schiller Park Boy Scouts

      c.  Mercy Lakefront Housing

      d.  Leyden Food Pantry

      e.  My Joyful Heart

       f.  Shelter Box

       g. End Polio Now Project

       h. Top Ten Awards Assembly for West & East Leyden High School

       i.  Juan Amagara Ministries

       j.  Tecuala Mexico Playground Equipment

     8.  AMENITY KIT & BLANKET DONATIONS
 
  United Airlines has donated thousands of new comforters and first/business class amenity kits to our club for distribution to various needy organizations.  We have donated to 125 various agencies in the Chicagoland area.
Comforters donated - 23,000
Amenity Kits Donated - 26,500

Periodically. Rotary members, family members and friends meet at O'Hare Airport to do a sorting of products from amenity kits left onboard the plane.  Contents of these kits are distributed to agencies in need of these products.

This is an ongoing project of our club and the co-chairs are Pat Ranttila and Barb LaSpesa.  

 

 

 

 

 

 
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