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Rotary Club of Peterborough
Beneficiaries, 1921 - 2021
Following is a list of local beneficiaries of the
Rotary Club of Peterborough over the past 100 years,
in alphabetical order.
Annual bursaries at Fleming and Trent
Boy Scouts & Girl Guides (Langley Park Scout Reserve)
Brock Mission for Men
Cameron House Women's Shelter
Camp Kawartha
Camp Merrywood
Canadian Landmine Foundation
City of Peterborough: Rotary Greenway Trail, Rotary Park, outdoor adult gym*, off-leash dog park*, Victoria Day and Canada Day fireworks*
Countless people over the decades benefiting from Rotarian-built home improvements and/or financial support for equipment, usually to alleviate disabilities
County of Peterborough: Rotary Greenway Trail
Crestwood Secondary School Breakfast Program
Down Syndrome, Peterborough Chapter
Dozens of beneficiaries of funding from our Small Projects Committee
Dozens of students sent to study abroad via various Rotary Foundation programs (separate from Youth Exchange program) such as Ambassadorial Scholarships
Easter Seals Ontario & extensive disabled children’s work from 1920s - present
Five Counties Children’s Centre
Grace United Church (partial sponsorship of Syrian refugee family)
Habitat for Humanity Peterborough
Homegrown Homes
Homeward Bound Peterborough
Hospice Peterborough
Inbound Youth Exchange students from dozens of countries over the decades
Kawartha Food Share
Kiwanis Music Festival
Mentoring of juvenile delinquents in 1920s
Money for Breast Cancer Research raised by Rotary teams at Dragon Boat Races
Multiple Sclerosis Society
MusicFest summer music concerts (selling 50/50 tickets)*
One City Peterborough
One Million Meals Peterborough (Kids Against Hunger Canada),
One Roof Community Centre
Ontario Special Olympics, Peterborough Chapter
Organizations benefiting from food distribution after our lunch meetings
Peterborough Agricultural Society
Peterborough Family Resource Centre
Peterborough Flood Relief
Peterborough Horticultural Society (parking cars at spring Garden Show)
Peterborough Police Service
Peterborough Regional Health Centre/Civic Hospital
Peterborough Regional Science Fair held at Trent University
Peterborough Youth Services
Prince of Wales Artist in Residence Program
Prince of Wales School Breakfast Program
Recipients of Laura Davidson Bursary (educational award for students with disabilities)
Riverview Park & Zoo (Rotary Education Centre)
Salvation Army, including Christmas hampers
Seeds of Good Life Youth/Elder Program at Curve Lake
Sending local children from low-income families and recently-arrived New Canadian families to camp
Seniors Contact Group: countless seniors, primarily in local seniors homes, benefiting from special events such as bus tours to see Christmas lights and fall colours, sports events, theatre, social nights at Rotarians’ homes, reading material
St. John Ambulance
St. John’s Anglican Church (Community Lunch Program)
St. Joseph`s at Fleming
Student Loan Fund beneficiaries from 1923- on
Student winners of our Canada Day Essay Contests over the decades
Students at annual World Town Planning Day, Peterborough
Students attending annual Adventure in Citizenship in Ottawa, Adventure in Tourism, Adventure in Agriculture/Horticulture
Supplying milk to city schools in 1920s
YES Shelter for Youth and Families
YWCA Crossroads Women`s Shelter
Young professionals participating in Rotary Group Study Exchange teams to other countries, over the decades
Schools receiving money from Rotary Spelling Bees:
Armour Heights Public School
Chemong Public School
Edmison Heights Public School
Highland Heights Public School
James Strath Public School
Kawartha Heights Public School
Keith Wightman Public School
King George Public School
Millbrook/South Cavan Public School
North Cavan Public School
North Shore Public School
Prince of Wales Public School
Queen Elizabeth Public School
Roger Neilson Public School
Westmount Public School
Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary School
Monsigneur O’Donoghue Catholic Elementary School
St. Anne Catholic Elementary School
St. Catherine Catholic Elementary School
St. John Catholic Elementary School
St. Patrick Catholic Elementary School
St. Teresa Catholic Elementary School
Ecole Catholic Monseigneur-Jamot
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*   Done in 50/50 collaboration with Rotary Club of Peterborough Kawartha
Here is a list of some International Beneficiaries of the
Rotary Club of Peterborough in recent years:
Artificial Limb Camp, Bolivia
Associadad Amigos de Los Ninos Honduras
District School Board of LePaterique, Honduras
Friends of Honduran Children Canada
Guatemala Literacy Project, Guatemala
Haiti Earthquake Relief
IDE Global, Honduras
Municipality of Bathali, Nepal
Municipality of LePaterique, Honduras
Rotary partners - Club of Tegucigalpa Sur, Honduras; Club
    of Roatan Honduras; Club of Jawalakhel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Sleeping Children Around the World