What We Do

Service Above Self

Community Projects and Events

One of the ways we serve our community is by facilitating events and projects that can make a lasting impression on the residents of Morgan Hill.  These events involve not only financial resources but also the time and energy to plan and execute these events and project. Since our inception we have has donated approximately $1,000,000 in materials to community projects. 
Example Community Events
Example Senior Events
Downtown holiday decorating
Annual Harvey Barrett Senior Dinner for 300+ seniors
Community Park Softball Fields Score Shacks
Installed Bocce Ball Court at Senior Center
Community Park Dog Park Bulletin Board
Participate in Santa for Seniors program
El Toro Youth Center expansion
Young at Heart's 60 annual concerts 
Historic Villa Mira Monte landscaping
Example Youth Events
MH Cultural Center Rose Garden   Annual Youth Speech Contest
MH Library gifts: International clock & bench   College scholarships for MHUSD students
Paradise Park picnic benches   Interact mentoring program for low income families
Tables & benches at Harvey Bear County Park   Newspapers in Education for classrooms
Chamberlain Children Center Improvements Outstanding Student Achievement Awardss
BikeFest bicycle safety fair   Rotary Interact Club in 3 MHUSD  high schools

Philanthropic Giving

The other way we serve is through monetary support.   The philanthropic giving of The Rotary Club of Morgan Hill has risen to over $100,000 per year.  The club has awarded almost $120,000 in college scholarships to Morgan Hill students. We have leveraged matching donations from the Rotary International Foundation to complete humanitarian aid projects overseas worth nearly $250,000. 

An additional $250,000 has been donated by our to the Rotary International Foundation toward the global eradication of polio and other international efforts . And to bring an international view to Morgan Hill,  local Rotarians have hosted foreign exchange students from Brazil, South Africa, Russia, Spain, Puerto Rico, Ghana, Bosnia, Argentina and other countries. The efforts of the club has earned us numerous recognition including  the Rotary International Presidential Award, and Rotary District & Zone Literacy Awards.

Example  Local  Philanthropic Giving
Advent Group Ministries Jacob's Heart Children's Cancer Support Paradise Valley Elementary
American Cancer Society Leadership Morgan Hill Pauchon Research Foundation
Amigos de los Americanas Learning & Loving Education Center Rebekah Children Services
Ann Sobrato High School Grad Night Live Oak Foundation Rotary Foundation
Barrett Elementary Live Oak Grad Night Saint Louise Hospital Foundation
Bob Fischer Schlorship Fund Machado School Heritage Society San Martin 4-H
Boy Scouts of America - Pack 780 Martha's Kitchen Santa Clara County Library
Catholic Charities Martin Murphy Middle Home & School Club Scout Troup #7799
Central High School MH Youth Advisory Comm Sister Familia
Charter School of Morgan Hill Morgan  Hill Downtown Association Sobrato High School ASB
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley Morgan Hill Aquatic Foundation Sobrato High School Grad Night
Childspree Morgan Hill Chamber of Commerce South Valley Civic Theatre
City of MH Youth Action Council Morgan Hill Community Foundation South Valley Dayworkers Center
Community Law Enforcement Foundation Morgan Hill Dog Owner's Group Spirit of Morgan Hill Girl's Softball
Community Solutions Morgan Hill Historical Society St. Catherine School
Coyote Valley Track & Field Morgan Hill Library St. Vincent de Paul Society
Crossroads Christian School Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras Teachers Aid Colition
Discovery Counseling Center Morgan Hill Pony Baseball The Marrow Foundation
El Toro Elementary Morgan Hill Recreation Preschool Todays child
El Toro Home and School Club Morgan Hill Youth Sports Alliance Volunteers for Outdoor California
Extreme Learning Center Mt. Madonna YMCA W.E.R.C.
Family Worship Center Muscular Dystrophy Association Worldview Explorations
Gavilan Buzz Softball Nordstrom Home and School Club YMCA
Gilroy VFW One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding Young at Heart
Interact Leadership Conference P A Walsh Home & School Club  
                                   Example International Philanthropic Giving
Sister Club Support - Ameca, Mexico Bolivian orphanage reconstruction
     Provided an Ambulance for the city Deaf, mute & Braille equipment to Buenos Aires, Argentina
     Medical supplies Work projects in Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana, and Philippines
     Computers for Ameca Schools  Rotary International PolioPlus campaign to eradicate polio from the globe 
  Tsunami Relief - Water purification units