Community Service/ Donate a Meal
Thursday lunch payments to local charitable causes
Our Donate a Meal scheme
has produced impressive results since it began, with £4500 donated to local good causes coping with the impact of the pandemic.
Foodbanks at St Luke’s Church and the Boomerang Centre, ABF The Soldiers’ Charity and the Dundee Food Insecurity Network are the projects that have benefited.
Members directly raised £3000 of the sum through our Donate a Meal scheme into which they have paid their Thursday lunch fees since the lockdown began and we have been meeting virtually on Zoom.
The balance of £1500 came from the club's own funds.
We thank our members for their generosity in supporting this venture.
We are aware, however, that the coronavirus is very much still out there, and there are many groups and organisations in Dundee striving every day to tackle its effects by relieving the suffering it causes.
With this in mind, we are continuing the operate the Donate a Meal scheme and invite our members to continue to support it.
We stress that the scheme is voluntary and is intended to last for the duration of the period that the Invercarse Hotel is not available to us.
We recognise that some members may not want to participate in the scheme, and accept that members who are already donating their Thursday lunch payments to particular charities may wish to continue to do so.
For those who do want to support our Donate a Meal scheme, we will continue to take the money raised each month and donate it to a local good cause dealing with the impact of the virus.
Please pay by bank transfer - use these details:
RBS Sort Code 83:50:00 account 10336564 REFERENCE: Name/Lunch Donation
We will also welcome suggestions from members of charitable bodies to support.
Comfort packs for patients at Ninewells Hospital
Boost for patients unable to receive supplies from visitors during Covid pandemicdetails
Addressing need in our communities
Donation of £800 of Feel Good Packs for young people in Menzieshill areadetails
Application for Community Grants (Standard)
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Community Small Grants Fund
Do you have an idea that would make things better for the people in your community? Are you prepared to do something about it? Need some help to make it happen?details
Rotarians on the road for FareShare
Dundee Rotarians are volunteering as “white van men” to distribute surplus in-date supermarket food to charities.details
Donation to Dundee schools
Alastair Scott presents cheques to schools on behalf of the Rotary Club of Dundeedetails
Defibrillator Collaboration Initiative at, Botanic Gardens, Dundee
Dundee Rotary Club assists with the purchase of a Defibrillator at Botanic Gardensdetails
Cheque presentation at Dundee Ice Arena
Rotarians donate cheque to Megan for the Bald is Beautiful campaign following Christmas Ice Pantodetails
Cheque presentation to Michael Parks of Erskine Care Homes
Rotarian Dai John presents a cheque to Michael Parks of Erskine Care Homesdetails
Brae Riding Christmas Training Day
Four Rotarians attended a special training session at Brae Riding for the Disableddetails
2015 Cycle for Prostate Scotland
Rotarians from Dundee, Monifieth and North Fife take part in the Rotary Ride for Prostate Scotlanddetails
2015 Endeavour Awards
The Rotary Club of Dundee presented endeavour awards to deserving volunteers from five local charities on Thursday 4th June.details
Food on Friday - Easter Cook School
Outside yoga session to finish the day at the Easter Cook Schooldetails
Spreading Christmas Cheer!
The Rotary Club of Dundee brought Christmas cheer to a range of charities.details