Honeoye Falls-Mendon Rotary: Don Majewski
Rotarians in the recipient regions have vetted the schools, NGOs and community groups who have asked for the books. Each step in the project chain is governed by the Rotary pledge of Service Above Self.
Rotary International is the world’s first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary Club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto:
SERVICE ABOVE SELF
In district 7120, Rotarians and non-Rotarians alike can send their tax-deductible contributions to:
Your financial support for this project pays for the packaging and transportation of the donated books and materials collected by WNY Rotary Clubs. All labor and management of the effort is provided by volunteers.
The Second Wind Foundation is Rotary’s fundraising arm of Books for the World. It has been granted status as a tax-exempt organization by the U.S. Department of the Treasury under section 501 (C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
With more than 10 million pounds of books sent from the US since 2001, this grassroots project continues to gather momentum throughout the Rotary network. Rotary Clubs in District 7120 have already boxed and funded more than 100 pallets of books since 2009.
HFM Rotary Foundation
WNY BFTW (memo line on check)
PO Box 415
Honeoye Falls, NY 14472
Club pride in a job “Well Done” is the best reward.
Knowing that your efforts, combined with equal efforts of clubs throughout the country provides a benefit to hundreds and even thousands of children is the best example of ‘Service Above Self’.