By Year
DG1617-10 Ivey Lane Food Pantry RCO conducted a food drive on November 3 & 10, Rotarians contributed 135 food items valued at $326 plus $32 cash. On Nov 25 a Rotarian and Ivey Lane personnel purchased 204 food items for $247.60. On Dec $120 was received from a raffle for food. On Jan 19 & 26, Rotarians contributed 134 food items valued $266. On Mar 8, 198 food items were purchased for $255.41. Difference between tape and reimbursement was a cash contribution of $4.87. Also on Mar 8, 115 food items were purchased with cash contributions for $152. Total food items collected was 786. Cash purchases: DDF $500, contributed cash $156.87; Food items value $592. Total $1,248.87. All food items were placed in Ivey Lane Elementary Food Pantry.
 
DG1617-17 Interact Scholarship The scholarship was not awarded this since no student qualified for this award. The DDF$1000 was subsequently awarded to our outstanding Global Grant for the Clinic in Chameleon in Honduras.
 
DG1617-28 RYLA This is the second year that the Rotary Club of Orlando has  provided scholarships to RYLA Camp. RYLA, Rotary Youth leadership Award, is a 3 day program teaching team building and leadership and includes numerous activities supporting these areas; ropes course, speech competition, archery, canoeing, evening campfires and more. Awardees were; Rachel Romaine - Boone High School, Eric Tormanen - Boone High School, Reid Marlett - Boone High School, Jackson Partlow - Boone High School, Savannah Partlow - Boone High School, Riley Winslow - Lake Mineola High School. Scholarship cost is $250 each. Total cost of grant was $1,500, DDF was $1,500.
DG1516-05 A literacy project at Eccleston Elementary for the 1st Grade. Most of the 117 each 1st grade students at Eccleston are considered at-risk and come from a challenged socio-economic community in west Orlando. On Monday, Feb 22, 2016, the Rotarians assisted the representatives from Orange County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol at the school where the 1st graders were introduced to Walter Farley’s book, Little Black, A Pony, and a real horse. Following a chance to look and touch the horse, each child was presented their own personal copy of the book. On Thursday, Feb 25, 2016, the Rotarians chaperoned the 1st grade class on a field trip to the Orange County Sheriff’s barn at Grand Cypress Equestrian Ctr. The WHT personnel then treated the students to discussions about the horses at five stations; (1) grooming, (2) feeding, (3) shoeing, (4) saddles and (5) reading. Each child then received a second book by Walter Farley, Little Black Goes to the Circus. Total cost of grant was $1,660, DDF was $100.
DSG1415-09 A literacy project for 72 each 1st grade students at Ivey Lane
Elementary School in west Orlando. Most of the children are considered at-risk and come from a challenged socio-economic community. On Friday, January 23, 2015 the Rotarians assisted the representatives from Orange County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol at the school where the 1st graders were introduced to Walter Farley’s book, Little Black, A Pony, and a real horse. Following a chance to touch the horse, each child was presented their own personal copy of the book. On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, the Rotarians chaperoned the 1st grade class on a field trip to the Orange County Sheriff’s barn in Clarcona. The HTLP personnel then treated the students to discussions about the horses at four stations; (1) grooming, (2) feeding, (3) shoeing and (4) saddles. Each child then received a second book by Walter Farley, Little Black Goes to the Circus. Total cost of grant was $1,068, DDF was $200.
DSG1314-03 A literacy project for 51 each 4th grade students at Ivey Lane Elementary School in west Orlando. Most of the children are considered at-risk and come from a challenged socio-economic community. The students at Ivey Lane Elementary, 4th Grade, an at-risk school in west Orlando, were given their own personal copy of Walter Farley’s Black Stallion prior to a field trip at Arabian Knights on December 6, 2013. The field trip to Arabian Knights was chaperoned RCO Rotarians and consisted of a demonstration of horseback riding and a segment in which rider enacted part of the story of the Black Stallion. Total cost of grant was $678, DDF was $500.
DSG1213-07 A literacy project for 52 each 1st grade students at Ivey Lane Elementary School in west Orlando. Most of the children are considered at-risk and come from a challenged socio-economic community. On Monday, February 4, 2013 the Rotarians assisted the representatives from Orange County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol at the school where the 1st graders were introduced to Walter Farley’s book, Little Black, A Pony, and a real horse. Following a chance to touch the horse, each child was presented their own personal copy of the book. On Tuesday, February 5, 2013, the Rotarians chaperoned the 1st grade class on a field trip to the Orange County Sheriff’s barn in Clarcona. The HTLP personnel then treated the students to discussions about the horses at four stations; (1) grooming, (2) feeding, (3) shoeing and (4) saddles as well as a short program of trick riding and entertainment. Each child then received a second book by Walter Farley, Little Black Goes to the Circus. Total cost of grant was $771, DDF was $250.
DSG1112-04 A literacy project for 50 each 1st grade students at Ivey Lane Elementary School in west Orlando. Most of the children are considered at- risk and come from a challenged socio-economic community. On Tuesday, January 17, 2012, the Rotarians assisted the representatives from Orange County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol at the school where the 1st graders were introduced to Walter Farley’s book, Little Black, A Pony, and a real horse. Following a chance to touch the horse, each child was presented their own personal copy of the book. On Tuesday, January 24, 2012, the Rotarians chaperoned the 1st grade class on a field trip to the Arabian Knights stables in Kissimmee. The HTLP personnel then treated the students to discussions about the horses at four stations; (1) grooming, (2) feeding, (3) shoeing and (4) saddles as well as a short program of trick riding and entertainment. Each child then received a second book by Walter Farley, Little Black Goes to the Circus. Total cost of grant was $750. DDF was $725.
DSG1011-01 In January 2011, 3 RCO members with other medical volunteers, traveled to The Centro Medico Hope of Chamalecon, Honduras, a nonprofit organization under Honduras law, serving a population of 100,000 inhabitants in the State of Cortes. These natives are at risk both financially and health wise. Over the past six years’ members of the Rotary Club of Orlando have made twelve visits to the clinic to provide medical services. This trip included medical services; Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Family Medicine, Ob-Gyn and Cardiology. Equipment delivered this trip included; an EKG machine, an ultrasound machine, blood sugar monitors, blood pressure monitors, printers and other supplies.  The grant and trip was led by Oswald Saavedra.  Total cost of grant was $7,978.  DDF was $4,000.