Local Community Projects
Are you looking for a way to make a difference in your community or communities around the world?
There’s a project happening that needs you.
We use our knowledge of local issues to identify areas of need and then apply our expertise and diverse perspectives to find solutions. Rotary members likely are working in your community right now to feed the hungry, tutor disadvantaged children, raise awareness and provide resources for communities in need, and much more.
You can help!
The Rotary Club of Blacktown City has partnered with the Homicide Victim’s Support Group fundraising for the Grace’s Place project. After the murder of Nurse Anita Cobby, it was decided to build a Residential Counselling Facility for children and adolescents
Our annual Seniors Christmas Party attracts 400 age care residents from 13 to 15 local Blacktown nursing homes. We transport the residents to Bowman Hall, generously provided by the Blacktown City Council, for an afternoon of fun with a hot
One program that is still ‘Peddling’ along in the background is our Bike Re-Cycling endeavour. Club members rebuild donated pre-owned bicycles and deliver them to their new proud owners in the country and the city.
Blacktown City Rotarians generously donate food items for the Salvation Army Christmas Hampers and assist with distributing to the needy in our community. Donations are always welcome.
Our Adopt-a-Road is an ongoing community project, started in 2006, similar to ‘Clean up Australia’ where we assist the Blacktown City Council to clean up footpaths and centre strips of Blacktown Road from Bungarribee Road through to Stoddart Road, Prospect.
Annually together with the Blacktown Inner Wheel Club, our members and volunteers provide a community service of Christmas Gift Wrapping at Westpoint Blacktown in return for a gold coin donation. Running from early December through to Christmas Eve, and during