Thank you for supporting the charitable work of the Rotary Club of Shelburne. Since the Club was formed in 1938, it has helped numerous worthy projects through both monetary donations and the time of Rotarians and friends.

Some of the organizations that we have supported financially:

  • Rotary Splash Pad at Greenwood Park
  • Numerous donations to Headwaters Health Care Centre (Orangeville Hospital), now totaling over $135,000
  • Local minor league sports, including soccer, hockey, baseball, gymnastics, lacrosse, and figure skating
  • CDDHS Girls Rugby Program
  • Backpack Program
  • Shepherd’s Cupboard Food Bank
  • Senior’s Market
  • Diabetes Canada – 11th Annual Shelburne Flame of Hope Golf Tournament
  • Shelburne Christmas Hamper Program
  • Annual Hearts Wide Open for Autism Charity Fundraiser (in 2024 funds raised go to support accessible local hockey for those with special needs)
  • Scholarship for Master’s of Peace and Conflict Studies at University of Waterloo
  • Juno Beach Centre to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. In honour of past Shelburne Rotarians and all Canadians who served our country.
  • CDDHS Special Olympics and Athletic Programs
  • Rotary Roller Barrel Project – providing those who must carry water with a simple push/pull 30 litre Roll-Along Water Barrel with a handle and rubber tires so that they no longer need to carry water by hand, on their backs, on their heads, or over their shoulders
  • Heart monitors for a hospital in remote Zimbabwe
  • Thanksgiving Food Drive
  • High School Awards
  • Elementary School Awards
  • Feeding the Future & Shoes for Children of Torres de la Paz, Mexico
  • Music and Memory Program at Dufferin Oaks Home for Seniors
  • Major contribution to the renovation of the Centre Dufferin Recreation Complex
  • Breakfast clubs at local elementary schools
  • Centre Dufferin Robotics Club
  • Hyland Heights playground fund
  • Shelburne Girl Guides and Boy Scouts
  • Dufferin County Meals on Wheels
  • Active Lives – towards their programs and activities for children and adults in Dufferin County with various neurological disorders
  • Hospice Dufferin
  • BMX track at Greenwood Park in Shelburne
  • Major contribution to the redevelopment of the Shelburne Library
  • Museum of Dufferin Corn Flower Glass Gallery
  • Vocational programs for local youth such as Camp Enterprise
  • Fiddle Park Pavilion
  • PolioPlus – a program to eradicate polio worldwide
  • Family Transition Place
  • Dictionaries for all local Grade 3 students
  • The Door Youth Centre in Shelburne

Service work we support:

  • Thanksgiving Food Drive (October 12, 2024)
  • Shelburne Backpack Program
  • Shepherd’s Cupboard (Food Bank) Senior’s Market
  • Shelburne Christmas Hamper Program 
  • Shelburne Blood Donor Clinics
  • Collecting food donations at the Shelburne Santa Claus Parade for the Shepherd’s Cupboard Food Bank
  • Chaired the fundraising for the Rotary Splash Pad