Our Club and Our Charity Work
The Rotary Club of Kingston-North Kitsap is one of 34,301 Rotary clubs in 202 countries
around the world. Taken together these clubs constitute Rotary International. The first
Rotary club was formed in Chicago in 1908 making Rotary the oldest service club
organization in the world. All Rotarians are dedicated to "Service above Self."
Our Club was formed in 2003 by members from the Rotary Club in Poulsbo. We have 43
active members. We meet weekly at noon for lunch at the Village Green Community Center,
26159 Dulay Rd NE, Kingston, WA. Everyone is welcome and lunch is good and cheap.
Come see us.
We raise money to pursue three avenues of service: Community Service, Youth Service and
We host the Puget Sound Blood Bank at the Village Green Community Center.
We conduct holiday food drives to benefit the Sharenet Food Bank.
We provide financial support for the Village Green Community Center.
We support the Kingston 4th of July Celebration.
We constructed the storage building for the Kingston Farmers Market.
We provide maintenance and renovation at the Kingston Cooperative Preschool.
We provide a band and refreshments at the Concerts on the Cove series at the Port of Kingston.
We constructed the picnic pavilion and playground at the Village Green Park.
We helped organize, fund and manage the construction of an electronic community reader board.
We grant scholarships to worthy graduating seniors at Kingston High School each spring.
We support Interact Club (Rotary for high schoolers) to teach Service above Self to young people.
We support International Student Exchange for which Rotary is famous.
We provide Food for Kids at Wolfe Elementary School in Kingston.
We support Homeless Youth in North Kitsap County.
We support the Boys and Girls Club in Kingston.
We support the Coffee Oasis in Kingston.
Through Rotary International:
We provide funding for wheelchairs for those in need overseas.
We support the Polio Eradication Program of Rotary International. Today there are only two known cases of this terrible disease in the entire world. The job is almost done.
We provide prosthetics in war zone areas with Clear Path International.
We support Acercandonos Education Program for children and elders in Peru.
We provide financial support to Laotian Children's Literacy.
We support construction of Bottle Schools in Guatemala.
We provide for the education of Children in Arequipa, Peru.
We support the Hamar Tribal Water and Sanitation Project in Ethiopia.
We support the Etta Project (Food Supply Truck) in Montero, Bolivia.
We provide shelter boxes to victims of natural disasters around the world.
We support teachers doing special programs in Costa Rica.