COVID-19 Response

Through fundraising efforts, Sammamish Rotary is responding to the impact of the global COVID-19 crisis with grants to local and international nonprofits supporting those in need in the following areas:

  • Food, Water, Hygiene, Medicine
  • Homelessness – emergency shelters/ temporary housing/eviction prevention
  • Job Creation
  • Mental Health

To date, the Sammamish Rotary COVID-19 Response Fund has awarded the following grants:

Local Grants

Organization

What We Supported

Mission Statement

supply of diapers and formula. We imagine a world where all children are healthy, safe, and prepared to build their own futures.
volunteer transportation to critical medical appointments, assistance accessing food and supplies; routine client check-in. Providing Support & Assistance Needed for Seniors to Remain Independent
Increased cold storage (reach-in refrigerator & 6 chest freezers) for food distribution. Working to end poverty through food assistance, employment services, financial assistance, housing, transportation, adult education, financial capabilities, energy assistance and family development.
financial assistance for rent and utilities. Providing emergency financial assistance for utilities and rent.
Youth summer meal program for residents of Imagine Housing. Youth Development, Healthy Living, Social Responsibility
financial assistance for rent and utilities. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is an international Catholic organization of lay persons who seek, in a spirit of justice and charity and by person-to-person involvement, to help those who are suffering from economic adversity without regard to religious affiliation.
Support for virtual mental health services through HIPAA-compliant web-based technology, Telehealth. Youth Eastside Services (YES) is a leading provider of youth and family behavioral health services in East King County.

 

International Grants

Organization

What We Supported

Mission Statement

emergency food supplies for 150 families for 30 days; goat milk for 60 days for malnourished children; PPE supplies. Agros advances a holistic model of economic and social development through four key opportunity areas: land ownership, market-led agriculture, financial empowerment, and health & well-being.
emergency food for 100 families, technical assistance for food production; PPE for health workers and families. Agros advances a holistic model of economic and social development through four key opportunity areas: land ownership, market-led agriculture, financial empowerment, and health & well-being.
Preparation of COVID-19 informational materials, print 7,000 copies; training materials and deliver them to village elders in Lutukira and surrounding villages. Four treadle sewing machines for a mask sewing project that will provide jobs for  women in Lutukira providing an opportunity to learn skills to support themselves. Dedicated to providing quality basic health, education and infrastructure to meet the needs of orphans and vulnerable children in one of the poorest regions in southern Tanzania.

For more information on the work of the COVID-19 Response Fund Committee, please email us at info@sammamishrotary.org.

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