This “Avenue” relates to the activities that Rotarians undertake to improve the quality of life in their community. Particular emphasis is given to helping children, needy families, the aged, the handicapped, and those most in need of assistance. Rotarians strive to promote the ideal of service in their personal, business, and community lives.
San Gabriel Mission Playhouse: San Gabriel Rotarians refurbished the depleting Green Room at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse. The inhancements to the Green Room will increase San Gabriel pride and hospitality for visiting performers at the Playhouse.
Socks for La Casa: San Gabriel Rotarians purchase new socks for the children of La Casa who's families are unable to provide these essentials. This service project is ongoing.
Coupons and Food for La Casa: San Gabriel Rotarians are encouraded to collect newspaper grocery coupons and food products for La Casa Community Center. Foods donated and purchased help families in need in the San Gabriel community. This service is ongoing.
School Supplies: San Gabriel Rotarians collect funds to buy a ton of school supplies to be distributed throughout the San Gabriel Unified School District to student in need of these supplies. See "Photo Album" for pictures on this service and "Newsletter" for the story.
Payless Shoe Store Gift Certificates: The Rotary Club of San Gabriel donates $1,000 in Payless gift certificates to the West San Gabriel Valley YMCA and La Casa Community Center. Both organizations have identified and will distribute certificates to families in need in our Community.
Christmas Toy Drive for La Casa: The Rotary Club of San Gabriel supported the San Gabriel Country Club with its toy drive for families of La Casa de San Gabriel Community Center. San Gabriel Rotarians donated an assortment of toys and household items to be distributed to families in San Gabriel over the hoilday season.
YMCA Playground Build: San Gabriel Rotarians joined forces with other community volunteers to build a playground at the West San Gabriel Valley YMCA. See "Photo Album" for pictures on this service and "Newsletter" for the story.
Holiday Baskets: San Gabriel Rotarians assist the San Gabriel Community Coordinating Council to assemble holiday baskets for families in need in the community. The service project provided gifts and goods to served 133 families; 10 babies, 115 elementary age kids; 110 teenagers and 30 seniors. See "Photo Album" for picture on this service.
Flu Shot Clinics: When the call came, San Gabriel Rotarians answered. San Gabriel Rotarians assisted the San Gabriel Unified School District to vaccinate the School District's students. See "Photo Album" for picture on this service.
Veterans and Rotarians: San Gabriel Rotarians visit Veterans at the nearby retirement community (Vista Cove at San Gabriel) to thank Veterans for their service to our Country. See "Photo Album" for pictures on this service and "Newsletter" for the story.
Rebuilding Together: San Gabriel Rotarians and Gabrielino High School Interactors jonied force with Rebuilding Together to provide necessary repairs and safety modifications at the La Casa de San Gabriel Community Center. See "Photo Album" for picture on this service.