Contact: Bill Kelly
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Oct
2018
Santa Clara
2716 King Rd.
San Jose, CA  95122
United States of America

Silicon Valley Rotary Clubs Join Forces with Rebuilding Together October 27th!

               Over 1000 volunteers from all over Silicon Valley will be participating

Around The Bay Area

 

SAN JOSE, Calif. – October 9, 2018 – District 5170  (www.rotarydistrict5170.org)

(#Rotaryday) (#Rotaryrebuilding) announced today that Rotary Clubs around the Bay Area will volunteer and join forces with Rebuilding Together (www.rebuildingtogethersv.org) on October 27, 2018 to provide free home repairs and modifications for low-income homeowners-seniors, veterans and people with disabilities.  The Rotary clubs also provided funding towards the Rebuilding Together projects.

 

The Rotary Clubs volunteering :

Cupertino,   (www.cupertinorotary.org)

Santa Clara  (www.santaclararotary.org)  

San Jose,       (www.sjrotary.org)

Los Gatos ,   (www.losgatosrotary.org)

Morgan Hill  (www.morganhillrotary.org)

Gilroy              (www.gilroyrotary.org)

 

 Rotary Club members along with Rebuilding Together volunteers will transform 22 homes and several non-profit organizations needs. 

 

 “We are pleased that 6 District 5170  Rotary Clubs around Silicon Valley are volunteering and collaborating with  Rebuilding Together to help transform the lives of 22 homeowners and 3 Nonprofits “said Tim Lundell, District Governor 5170.

The synergy between Rebuilding Together and Rotary underscores our commitment to community and helping others , “ he added.

 

“We are committed to helping homeowners maintain their housing ensuring not just housing but a safe and healthy home, “said Beverley Jackson, Executive Director, Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley.  “We do more than fix houses; with the help of our volunteers , we rebuild lives.”

 

ABOUT THE PROJECTS:

Where: Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley volunteers will be working at 25 locations in San Jose, Morgan Hill, Gilroy, Cupertino, and Los Gatos.

 

When: Oct. 27, 2018, 9am - 2pm

 

a. Rotary Club of Gilroy will be repairing 2 homes. * 8282 Murray Ave. #16 Gilroy 95020 and 8282 Murray Ave. #63 Gilroy 95020

b. Morgan Hill Rotary will be repairing 1 home at * 275 Burnett Ave #104 Morgan Hill 95037

c. Rotary Club of Los Gatos will be repairing 1 home at * 1741 Galewood Ct. San Jose 95133

d. Rotary Club of Cupertino will be repairing 1 home at  * 2415 Lascar Place San Jose, 95136

e. Rotary Clubs of San Jose and Rotary Club of Santa Clara will be repairing*2716 King Rd. San Jose 95122

f. Los Gatos Morning Rotary

 

About Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley believes that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. For over 25 years, the non-profit organization has provided critical repairs and accessibility modifications for low-income homeowners, primarily seniors, individuals with disabilities, and families with children - and nonprofit community organizations. Each year, more than 2,000 volunteers gather to transform homes and lives by improving the safety and health of homes and revitalizing communities. All work is provided at no cost to the recipient, with materials provided through donations and funds from area businesses, organizations, government and private individuals. Since inception, over 32,000 local volunteers have renovated over 3,000 homes and facilities in the local community. Learn more at www.rebuildingtogethersv.org

 

About Rotary District 5170

Rotary District 5170, 54 clubs with 4,000 members is part of the Rotary International global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary International connects 1.2 million members of more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work impacts lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need in their own communities to working toward a polio- free world. For more information, visit Rotary District 5170.