Service Above Self - Helping at Home and Around the World

2016- 2017    Community and International Service Chairpersons
Sally Baumgartner, Civic and Charity Chairperson, sallybsez@yahoo.com 
Rebecca Kibbe, Community Service Chairperson, rebecca.kibbe@klgates.com
Bill Quesenberry, International Service Chairperson, bquesenb@earthlink.net
 
 Community and International Service Projects of the Rotary Club of Coral Gables
 (Ongoing and Completed)
Afghanistan Shipping care packages to our troops in Afghanistan.
Africa
Eye glasses plus $1.00 donation to Africa, 08/2009.
Chile Alfalit Literacy Matching Grant Project
Colombia  Infant respirator for Rotary Hospital in Bogota.
Colombia
Selling Christmas cards, made by children in Colombia to benefit an orphanage in Medellin.

Colombia

Funding of monitors and X-ray equipment for Marco Pareja Children's Hospital, founded by Rotarians in Cartegena, Colombia.

Colombia Donation $1,000 to Casa de La Chinca orphanage in Medellin, Colombia. June 2007.

Colombia

New clothing and shoes donations for kids in Medellin, Colombia.

Coral Gables, FL

Citizens for a Better South FL Tree Plantings in Underserved Neighborshoods

Coral Gables, FL

Bay Days for Disabled and/or Underpriviledged Youth at Shake-A-Leg

Coral Gables, FL

Establishment of Rotary Centennial Park, Ponce de Leon and Cilbao and funding of landscaping to be performed by the Boy Scouts.

Coral Gables, FL

Annual Caroling Competition Music Awards.

Coral Gables, FL Garage Sales to raise funds for our community and international service projects
Coral Gables, FL Volunteers at John Martins St. Patricks Celebration Raising Funds for our service projects

Coral Gables, FL

Funding of Coastal Cleanup program at Matheson Hammock park.

Coral Gables, FL Monthly Veterans Bingo at Veterans Hospital for Senior Veterans
Dominican Republic RI Matching Grant for Literacy with Alfalit.

Dominican Republic

HydrAid BioSand Filters for a families of 10
 www.safewater.org or www.hydraid.com.
Ecuador 2009-2010 RI Matching Grant for Literacy Grant with Alfalit.

Ecuador

Sponsoring Ninos de Los Andes school children in Quito, Ecuador with uniforms and tuition.

Guatemala

Providing 2000 books for a library in Antigua, Guatemala.

Guatemala 

Home Building Project

Haiti

Financial Support of Medical Assistance Project following Hurricane Destruction

Haiti

Funded 2 wells on a farm which provides food and employment in San Michel.

Haiti Multiple containers of wheelchairs.
Haiti Donations of $10,000+ to ShelterBox for disaster relief
Honduras Half Container of Wheelchairs for Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Honduras International Humanitarian Trip to Copan and Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Honduras Eco Stoves for Indigenous Communities in Copan
Honduras $1,000 Scholarship for Alison Bixby School in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
India National Immunization Day Trips
India Water filtering solution for 105 schools in the Chandigarh area.
India
Matching grant with twin Rotary Club of Chandigarh to perform multiple eye operations
both curing and preventing blindness. 40+ operations have been performed by 08/09.
Iraq Shipping necessities to soldiers in Iraq

Lebanon

Applying for a Matching Grant for a school bus for Cedar Home Orphanage.

Miami, FL Monthly Veterans Bingo at Veterans Hospital
Miami, FL Blood Donation Drives
Miami, FL Halloween Party for International Kids at Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, FL Refurbish Rehabilitation Wing at Miami Children's Hospital

Miami, FL

Funding and school supplies  for Kristi House for sexually abused children.

Funding the renovation of the Rehabilitation Center at Children's Hospital.

Miami, FL Annual Habitat for Humanity Service Projects

Miami, FL

Support disabled children's camping weekend, hosted by Hunting and Fishing Rotarians.

Miami, FL

Funding of the purchase of  Christmas toys by Majic Children's Fund.

Miami, FL Christmas toys for The Lodge

Miami, FL

Support Shake-A-Leg Paralympic Games in China.

Miami, FL

Annual funding and serving Thanksgiving Dinner at Community Partnership for the Homeless

Miami, FL

Funding of prizes and refreshments for the VA Hospital monthly bingo.

Nicaragua Financial assistance to repair home roofs. August 2009.

Prague 

Microbus for Modry Klic Clinic in Prague, Czech Republic. RI Matching Grant partnering with 2 Prague Clubs and a club in Delaware. August 2009.

Sri Lanka

Sponsored a mine sniffing dog, who will be working there for 6 years, in 2005.

Vietnam

 32 Surgeries to correct facial deformities in children with International Children's Surgical Fund