​Rotary Club of Tarpon Springs

Service Projects

Rose Cemetery Project- Tarpon Springs Rotary volunteers spearheaded the beautification of the oldest African American historical cemetery in Pinellas County! See photos from our facebook page!

Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas - We helped complete Habitat's Tarpon Springs Build! Contact  rjhaddad@gte.net for more information. See photos from our October '16 build!

Stop Hunger Now! - Sue Carson, Joan Tobey and Mike Eisner, and many others from the club joined a total of 90 volunteers who worked to package 15,000 meals in under 3 hours in May, 2016! This was the third Stop Hunger Now event we've participated in to package food sent to needy children in schools were their only meal is served when they attend school.

Additional Service Projects

  • Our Club manages the annual Tarpon Springs Triathlon
  • ​Community Clock - we are funding a clock for the entire Tarpon Springs Community that will be outside for all to enjoy (and read!)
  • ​We planned and built an interior decorative but functional storage wall shaped like US Map for Tarpon Springs Middle School Media Center
  • ​Tarpon Springs Rotary Club Youth Trust Fund provided 11 college grants to graduating seniors in 2016 that will help pay for tuition and fees
  • Our grant matched with District 6950 Funds helped fund the sustainable construction of buildings in fast-growing Bali made of recycled straw materials. In Bali, environmental degradation is threatening fresh water and food supplies for nearly 4 million people.

Boating Experience for Middle School Kids in need! -  47 kids from Boys & Girls Clubs, Cops & Kids, and Citizens Alliance for Progress programs will enjoy their 1st boat ride to learn about social engagement thru boating, fishing, and the natural habitat of Caladisi Island. Learn more!

Take Stock in Children -  Our Rotary Club and the Rotary Youth Trust Fund contributed substantial funds for scholarships to the Take Stock in Children program, of the Pinellas Educational Foundation  Learn more!

Haven South - We've met our $25k goal for the Haven South District Grant project to provide a kitchen for homeless teens at the Haven South shelter. Our club visited Haven South to review plans. Contact: elisabeth.prkr@gmail.com, for more info. Read more here. Haven South Sponsor: Starting Right Now.ORG