Projects Greenwich Rotary Funds
Each year since 1997, Greenwich Rotary has sponsored The Citizen of the Year event. Its purpose is to honor citizens of  Greenwich, who demonstrate by their service to the community and beyond the Rotary Motto: Service Above Self.
Through the generosity of those who attend this event, Greenwich Rotary realizes the funds that are needed to allow them to support activities and agencies of Greenwich and the world at large. Following the list of honorees below is a list of donations for the 2017-18 Rotary year.
1997  Barbara Nolan
1998  Michael Guerreri
1999  Bette and Sidney Willis
2000  Edward Schacter
2001  Frank Corvino
2002  Malcomb Pray
2003 Joan Warburg
2004 The Greenwich Land Trust
2005  Peter Malkin
2006  Donna and Jack Moffly
2007  Mary Ellen LeBien
2008 Sally and Michael Harris
2009  Susan Bevan and Anthony Daddino
2010  David Olgilvy
2011  Kevin Kimberlin
2012  Addie von Gontard Jr
2013 Bea and Peter Crumbine
2014 Lisa and Scot Weicker
2015 Karen Royce
2016  Lenny and John deCespel
2017 Mary Hull and Charles Hilton
2018 Chris Franco and Shari Shapiro
20017 Projects Greenwich Rotary Funded
October 16 - Greenwich Rotary donated $5000 to Heart Care International to support their upcoming mission to Peru.
October 16 - Greenwich Rotary donated $1500 to Polio Plus to continue the work of RI to eradicate Polio from the earth.
October 25 - Greenwich Reads Together: $1000 to support the program, especially the Greenwich High School Essay contest that encourages the students to read the yearly book.
November 1 - Neighbor to Neighbor: $1000 to help them purchase new software that will allow them to better track volunteer hours as well as food sources, stock and distribution. In December, another $1000 was donated to complete our donation for the project.
November 1 - Endupoto School in Tanzania: $5000 as part of our yearly support of the school.
November 13 - Greenwich Rotary pledged $700 to support a high school boy and girl to attend the CT Boys and Girls State program in the Spring of 2018.
December 8 - $600 was raised from a raffle for the Neighbor to Neighbor food pantry.
December 13 - $1565 was raised in the Holiday Auction for Neighbor to Neighbor to complete our  support of their information technology project and for food.
December 21 - $10,000 was donated to Kids in Crisis, the result of a $2000 donation from the Stamford and Greenwich Rotary Clubs and a matching grant from the Rotary District.
December 11 - $4000 was send to the San Juan Rotary Club for hurricane relief.
December 11 - $1000 was donated to Meals on Wheels.
2018 Projects Greenwich Rotary Funded
February 13 - $1000 was donated for a Water and Sanitation Project in Nambale, Kenya
February 28 - $5000 was donated to Heart Care International ( the second of our two-part gift).
March 14 - $5000 was donated to the United Way to help fund their Reading Champions Program
March 14 - $5000 was donated to the Endupoto Project in Tanzania for the physics lab of the Secondary School
March 14 - $5000 for Family Centers Head Start Program  and $5000 for The Rite Program they sponsor.
March 14 - $1000 was donated for the Inspirica summer day camp project.
April 4 - $1500 was donated to Champs for mine-sniffing dog training.
April 9 - $1000 yearly donation to the Boys and Girls Club
May 15 - Three $5000 Scholarship were donated to graduates of Greenwich High School.