​Rotary Club of Tarpon Springs

Rise Against Hunger  - The Tarpon Springs Rotary Club leads this effort among other Rotary clubs to provide 40+ volunteers each year at this fast and fun meal packaging event to support Rise Against Hunger.  This was the fifthevent we've participated in (over 17,000 meals packaged!) Food is sent to needy children in schools were their only meal is served when they attend school.

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!

Service Projects

Additional Service Projects

Peter T Assimack Memorial Fishing Tournament -  The Rotary Club of Tarpon Springs runs this annual fun event for over 300 anglers from around the community. All types of anglers have a great time at this event!

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!

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.   Read More about the project. and the sponsor, Starting Right Now.ORG

  • Our Club manages the annual Tarpon Springs Triathlon
  • Our Club runs the annual Peter T Assimack Fishing Tournament in Tarpon Springs, FL
  • ​We support Rotaract at St Petersburg College and Interact in middle school and high school
  • ​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!