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
  • Backpack Program
  • Shepherd’s Cupboard Food Bank
  • Senior’s Market
  • 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
  • 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
  • Fall 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
  • Hospice Dufferin
  • BMX track at Greenwood Park in Shelburne
  • Major contribution to the redevelopment of the Shelburne Library
  • Dufferin County Museum & Archives Corn Flower Glass Gallery
  • Vocational programs for local youth such as Camp Enterprise
  • ALAS Dufferin
  • Fiddle Park Pavilion
  • PolioPlus – a program to eradicate polio worldwide
  • Donation to the Juno Beach Centre in recognition of current and former Shelburne Rotarians (We shall never forget their sacrifice.)
  • Family Transition Place
  • Dictionaries for all local Grade 3 students
  • The Door Youth Centre in Shelburne
  • Canadian Diabetes Association

Service work we support:

  • Thanksgiving Food Drive
  • Shelburne Backpack Program
  • Shepherd’s Cupboard (Food Bank) Senior’s Market
  • Shelburne Christmas Hamper Program 
  • Shelburne Blood Donor Clinics
  • Chaired the fundraising for the Rotary Splash Pad