The Rockport Rotary Club will being providing service to our community in several ways this season of thanksgiving and giving.

Part One - Our Families

We will gather food donations and cash donations at our meetings and some of places of business. These will be given to Rockport-Fulton's own Good Samaritans Food Bank. Please consider bringing the following items to any of our meetings  - November 14, November 21 or December 5.
 
CANNED SWEET POTATOES
CANNED FRUIT
CANNED CORN
CANNED GREEN BEANS
BOXED JELLO
BOXED STUFFING MIX
GRAVY PACKETS
BOXES OF CANDY CANES
INDIVIDUALLY WRAPPED CANDY
 
Chair for more information: Terri Whitman

Part Two - Children Under Twelve

We will donate funds to Operation Santa Claus. We will also select names of children who have been identified as children in need. Club Members will then, shop for clothes for the children. We will wrap the new items during our meeting on November 21. We will make a second bag for each child from the toys donated during our Christmas Party Giving Elves Gift Exchange. Sometime during the last two weeks before Christmas, members will deliver the gifts to the children.
We need the following toys for our families:
Gender
Age
Notes
Girl
8
JoJo
Boy
10
Fortnite
Boy
4
Paw Patrol, Mickey
Boy
5
Dinosaurs
Girl
6
Unicorns
Boy
3
Superheros
Girl
11
Likes Blk/Wht Colors
Boy
5
Batman, Iron Man
Girl
8
Likes Bright colors
Boy
8
Spiderman, Batman
Boy
9
Spiderman, Batman
Boy
3
Paw Patrol
 
Chair for more information: Terri Whitman

Part Three - Our Four-legged Family Members

Actually these items will be delivered to dogs and cats who don't have a 'good' forever home and family.
We will gather donations and cash donations at our meetings. These will be given to The June Project with Dr. Dana Mercer. (Horizon Veterinary Clinic began a fund to keep the efforts of animal rescue and rehabilitation going to continue to help hurt, sick and homeless animals. The June Project will sponsor a needy pet, treat them and find them a loving home.)  Please consider bringing the following items to any of our meetings  - November 14, November 21 or December 5.
 
old sheets
old towels
old blankets
 
Chair for more information: Myra Kline
 

Part Four - Our Troops in Iraq & Afghanistan

We will gather food donations and cash donations at our meetings. These will be given to Rockport's Coastal Bend Troop Support. Please consider bringing the following items to any of our meetings  - November 14, November 21 or December 5.
 
Beef Jerky, tuna in the pouch
Breakfast bars, energy bars
Nuts, Sunflower seeds, corn nuts
Peanut butter crackers, cheese crackers
Gum, regular and sugar free
Drink mixes with electrolytes for 16 oz. bottled water
 
Christmas Stocking boxes:
Nov. 6th first round of boxes of stockings in these they will have blank Christmas cards for the troops to have to send back to the states.
Along with other things such as a few toiletries, snacks and Christmas decorations.
 
Stocking boxes will go out on Nov. 19,20,21,22,25, and 26. Break for Thanksgiving and back on Friday the 29th and possibly Saturday the 30th.
Last boxes to go out by the 10th of Dec. We will work for sure on Dec 4,5,6 and maybe the 9th.
 
Chairs for more information: Jeff Coleman and Phyllis Kline
 
If you would to assist - please contact the President of Rockport Rotary Club, Nancy Paulson at nancy@rockportrotary.com. You can also donate money to us directly by using our Donate Button in the top right area of our website at www.RockportRotary.com
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