Address:

P.O. Box 1003

Bloomington, IL  61702-1003

daybreakrotaryclub@gmail.com

Phone number:  (309) 287-4754

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Bloomington-Normal Daybreak Rotary Club 

VOLUNTEERISM

PAST DAYBREAK SERVICE EVENTS

Review the information below to see how Daybreak provided service to the community in the last year. (For prior examples, contact the club). In addition to volunteering, Daybreak has also helped organizations by raising money in support of their causes. 

Neville House Drive

October 2015

 

Mid Central Community Action's Countering Domestic Violence/Neville House is designed to create safe, nurturing families free from violence and control through free and confidential services. Members collected shampoo, conditioner, soap, and deodorant to be given to the Neville House and used by the victims of abuse.

Habitat for Humanity of McLean County

September 2015

 

Daybreak partnered with other volunteers on a beautiful Saturday morning to install door knobs and to finish making a house a home for a well deserved Habitat family. 

Daybreak members collected school supplies to help children start the school year off right!  All donations collected were given to the Back to School Alliance.  

Cajun Craze 2015 benefitting marcFirst Marc Making

June 2015

 

Daybreak raised over $3000 for marcFirst Marc Making program at its third-annual Cajun Craze fundraiser County at its first-ever Cajun Craze fundraiser. The event took nearly a year to plan and was a huge hit. 

Salvation Army Bell Ringing

 

Club members volunteered over several days in November and December 2015 to help raise money for the Salvation Army and its valuable work in our community.

Backpack Drive

August 2015

 

Pennies for Polio

May 2016

Rotary has spent the last 37 years focused on eradicating Polio. Rotarians have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children against polio in 122 countries. Rotarians have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children against polio in 122 countries. There are now only two countries left. Our rotary club will collect pennies to help end polio forever!

Midwest Food Bank

February 2016

 

Teddy Bear Collection

March 2016

To prepare for the Chase for Champions, club members bought and donated new stuffed animals for First Responders to hand out to distressed children in emergency situations.

Despite a blizzard outside, club members gathered indoors at the Midwest Food Bank to bag and box rice that would eventually feed over 8400 servings. It was a joyous time with an opportunity to learn how our community is feeding other communities across the state, county and globe!

Club members collected and donated diapers the month of January for The Baby Fold. The Baby Fold embodies Christian principles to help families and children develop the hope, courage, and love they need to become whole and healthy.

Baby Fold Diaper Drive

January 2016

Advocate Bromenn Medical Center Chase for Champions

April 2016

Members will volunteer to help participants get their shirts and prepare for the race. Daybreak even had a 3 woman team that competed to support the Local First Responders.