Welcome Rotarians and Guests

Welcome to Avenues of Service, a virtual project fair by Rotary District 5170! Explore the various service projects through the project showcase, and join our live Zoom sessions and breakouts.

Hello! We are so glad you are here!

Our event has already concluded, but this event site will remain open for a few more days to help promote projects and to connect participants.

This event has already concluded.
Please take a look at the various projects, and reach out to the projects through the contact information in the Projects Showcase.

Today’s Program Schedule

8:00 a.m. Project Showcase Open

View Project Showcase

8:30 a.m. Zoom Meeting Opening Session Room opens for unstructured networking

This session has ended.

9:00 a.m. Opening Session Begins
Welcome from the Chair
Thought of the Day
Governor’s Message
Keynote by Heidi Kuhn, CEO & Founder of Roots of Peace (click here to read speaker’s bio)
Announcements

This session has ended.
Watch the On-Demand Recording of the Opening Session by clicking here.

9:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Break / Transition to Breakouts
10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Open House Breakout Sessions

Meet Martha’s Kitchen – Refrigerated Truck – Global Grant, Hosted by Rotary Club of Saratoga
HUNGER RELIEF
Project envisions the purchase of a medium duty refrigerated box- truck (15,000 pounds GVWR), to be used for delivering onsite health care, medical screening, living supplies and cold/hot food and allow us to keep low income residents in our community healthy and safe.
This session has ended.

Meet ShelterBox, Hosted by ShelterBox USA
DISASTER RELIEF
ShelterBox is a global organization, founded by a Rotary Club made up of people who believe in shelter as a human right – that shelter from the chaos of disaster and conflict is vital. Let’s collaborate.
This session has ended.

Meet The Karat School Project, Hosted by Los Altos Rotary Club
EDUCATION WATER SANITIZATION & HYGIENE
The KSP is a non-profit organization providing education to children ages 5-12 and includes books, school supplies, meals, and clothes to the students. The program also aids the community by the installation of clean water source and sanitation stations, women’s educational and health programs, and an option for renting land for farming. KSP offers an after-school program for children who aren’t enrolled and also teaches basic computer skills and skill learning for mothers at the school. Let’s chat.
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Meet Cupertino’s Global Grant Projects & COVID19 Safety Team, Hosted by the Rotary Club of Cupertino
COVID19 RELIEF WATER GROWING LOCAL ECONOMIES + OTHERS
Learn about Cupertino Rotary’s various global grant projects, along with its new COVID19 Safety Team’s guidelines for how you can do service safely in a COVID19 environment.
This session has ended.

Meet Rotary Vietnam Project D5170, Hosted by the Rotary Vietnam Project D5170 Team
EDUCATION PROMOTING PEACE
Fight human trafficking by supporting scholarships to educate rural Vietnamese girls through high school. This is a Rotary and Interact led project. Let’s work together to save lives.
This session has ended.

Cupertino Rotary WCS, Hosted by the Rotary Club of Cupertino
EDUCATION
Cupertino Rotary has a particular fondness for Global Grant work. We typically have close to the limit of 10 active global grants, and we are participating in another group of grants where we support other clubs as financial sponsors on their grants. We have three long-time partners: Shin Shin Educational Foundation, Sankara Eye Foundation, and Pratham. Typically we have active projects with each of these organizations. We are working with many other Rotary Clubs on other projects, some also in long term relationships doing grant work together.
This session has ended.

Meet H2OpenDoors, Hosted by the Rotary Club of Peninsula Starlight
WATER
Since 2013, the H2OpenDoors project has installed 33 water purification plants in 11 countries. Each install provides safe drinking water every day for up to 10,000 of the rural poor throughout the world. We are a project of Rotary clubs, NOT a standalone NGO. Let’s talk.
This session has ended.

Meet BooksPlus, Hosted by the Palo Alto University Rotary Club
EDUCATION
This program provides a unique approach to enable elementary school students in under-resourced communities to select and receive quality, age-appropriate books that they really want to read. Let’s make a difference together.
This session has ended.

Meet Climbing Heights E mobility for the hills of India, Hosted by Rotary club of Mandi (Mandi, India)
ACCESSIBILITY
This international Rotary Club project aims to improve the mobility of citizens of the Indian Himalayans by deploying 25 electric 3-wheelers and 12 charge points in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. Let’s work together.
This session has ended.

Meet American Red Cross, Hosted by American Red Cross & Rotary Club of Santa Cruz Sunrise
PROMOTING PEACE FIGHTING DISEASE DISASTER RELIEF
The American Red Cross provides life-saving aid to those in need. Learn about the various service and training opportunities with the American Red Cross. Let’s save a life together.
This session has ended.

Meet Project Feeding the Needy While Supporting Local Restaurants, Hosted by Fremont Bridge Rotary Club
GROWING LOCAL ECONOMIES HUNGER RELIEF COVID19 RELIEF
We are collaborating with local restaurants to provide freshly made, hot, nutritious, individually packed meals to the homeless population. Let’s work together.
This session has ended.

Eliminating Water Poverty, Hosted by the Rotary Club of Silicon Valley for Global Impact
WATER
India is in the grip of extreme water poverty. 54% of India faces high to extremely high water stress and severe drought impacts over 25% of India’s population. Our vision is to transform India from a state of water poverty to water plenty by 2030. $1500 can eliminate water poverty in one village of 2000 residents. Can you help?
This session has ended.

Find out more about HANWASH, a joint project with the government of Haiti
WATER
Haiti faces key challenges in the water supply and sanitation sector. It has also been subject to civil unrest, earthquakes and hurricanes. Over the last decade, many NGOs have been involved in improving water availability but the system remains challenged, with access to public services very low. HANWASH (Haiti National Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Strategy) is different. It is partnership with the Haitian government, the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Rotary Action Group and other nonprofits. Stop by and find out more about us.
This session has ended.

Interact’s “Feeding the Future” International Project & “Combating With Care” Community Project, Hosted by Interact 5170 District Council
HUNGER RELIEF GROWING LOCAL COMMUNITIES COVID19 RELIEF
This year’s Interact District international project goal is to raise $50,000 to provide sustenance for Yemen citizens facing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. The local project goal is to raise $25,000 to help provide COVID19 relief to marginalized communities in the Bay Area. Collaborate with us.
This session has ended.

Finding Feral Freon, Hosted by Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group (ESRAG)
ENVIRONMENT
Destroying Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC, also known by the brand “Freon”) is one of the most effective ways to combat climate change. Join the Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group and its global partners to collect and to destroy CFC cylinders that are approved to be disposed of.
This session has ended.

Global Grant for Basic Education and Literacy/Economic and Community Development in Southern Ethiopia, Hosted by Rotary eClub of Silicon Valley
EDUCATION GROW LOCAL ECONOMIES
This project is twofold: 1) Support the local primary and secondary schools in Soda, Ethiopia, and 2) Support economic and community development initiatives to bring new businesses and jobs to the community, in which 60% of the population is under the age of 30 and most students, upon graduation from secondary school have no education or job prospects. These will be locally and culturally appropriate initiatives.
This session has ended.

Unstructured Networking in a Virtual Gathering Space, Sponsored by Gather
NETWORKING
Gather is a platform that provides proximity video chat inside fully customizable, 2D interactive spaces. Join us for some unstructured networking in our exclusive Gather virtual venue! Let’s network.
This session has ended.

10:50 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Closing Session
Structured Speed Networking on Zoom
Governor’s Closing
Closing Announcements
Thank You

This session has ended.

This event website will remain open until the end of Monday, October 19, 2020.

Thank you to all who attended, and special thanks to all of our exhibitors and organizing team members!

Today’s Program Schedule

8:00 a.m.

Project Showcase Open

8:30 a.m.

Zoom Meeting Opening Session Room opens for unstructured networking

This session has ended.

9:00 a.m.

Opening Session Begins
Welcome from the Chair
Thought of the Day
Governor’s Message
Keynote Speech from Roots of Peace

This session has ended.
Watch the On-Demand Recording of the Opening Session by clicking here.

9:50 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Break / Transition to Breakouts

10:00 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Open House Breakout Sessions

Meet Martha’s Kitchen – Refrigerated Truck – Global Grant, Hosted by Rotary Club of Saratoga
HUNGER RELIEF
Project envisions the purchase of a medium duty refrigerated box- truck (15,000 pounds GVWR), to be used for delivering onsite health care, medical screening, living supplies and cold/hot food and allow us to keep low income residents in our community healthy and safe.
This session has ended.

Meet ShelterBox, Hosted by ShelterBox USA
DISASTER RELIEF
ShelterBox is a global organization, founded by a Rotary Club made up of people who believe in shelter as a human right – that shelter from the chaos of disaster and conflict is vital. Let’s collaborate.
This session has ended.

Meet The Karat School Project, Hosted by Los Altos Rotary Club
EDUCATION WATER SANITIZATION & HYGIENE
The KSP is a non-profit organization providing education to children ages 5-12 and includes books, school supplies, meals, and clothes to the students. The program also aids the community by the installation of clean water source and sanitation stations, women’s educational and health programs, and an option for renting land for farming. KSP offers an after-school program for children who aren’t enrolled and also teaches basic computer skills and skill learning for mothers at the school. Let’s chat.
This session has ended.

Meet Cupertino’s Global Grant Projects & COVID19 Safety Team, Hosted by the Rotary Club of Cupertino
COVID19 RELIEF WATER GROWING LOCAL ECONOMIES + OTHERS
Learn about Cupertino Rotary’s various global grant projects, along with its new COVID19 Safety Team’s guidelines for how you can do service safely in a COVID19 environment.
This session has ended.

Meet Rotary Vietnam Project D5170, Hosted by the Rotary Vietnam Project D5170 Team
EDUCATION PROMOTING PEACE
Fight human trafficking by supporting scholarships to educate rural Vietnamese girls through high school. This is a Rotary and Interact led project. Let’s work together to save lives.
This session has ended.

Meet H2OpenDoors, Hosted by the Rotary Club of Peninsula Starlight
WATER
Since 2013, the H2OpenDoors project has installed 33 water purification plants in 11 countries. Each install provides safe drinking water every day for up to 10,000 of the rural poor throughout the world. We are a project of Rotary clubs, NOT a standalone NGO. Let’s talk.
This session has ended.

Meet BooksPlus, Hosted by the Palo Alto University Rotary Club
EDUCATION
This program provides a unique approach to enable elementary school students in under-resourced communities to select and receive quality, age-appropriate books that they really want to read. Let’s make a difference together.
This session has ended.

Meet Climbing Heights E mobility for the hills of India, Hosted by Rotary club of Mandi (Mandi, India)
ACCESSIBILITY
This international Rotary Club project aims to improve the mobility of citizens of the Indian Himalayans by deploying 25 electric 3-wheelers and 12 charge points in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. Let’s work together.
This session has ended.

Meet American Red Cross, Hosted by American Red Cross & Rotary Club of Santa Cruz Sunrise
PROMOTING PEACE FIGHTING DISEASE DISASTER RELIEF
The American Red Cross provides life-saving aid to those in need. Learn about the various service and training opportunities with the American Red Cross. Let’s save a life together.
This session has ended.

Meet Project Feeding the Needy While Supporting Local Restaurants, Hosted by Fremont Bridge Rotary Club
GROWING LOCAL ECONOMIES HUNGER RELIEF COVID19 RELIEF
We are collaborating with local restaurants to provide freshly made, hot, nutritious, individually packed meals to the homeless population. Let’s work together.
This session has ended.

Eliminating Water Poverty, Hosted by the Rotary Club of Silicon Valley for Global Impact
WATER
India is in the grip of extreme water poverty. 54% of India faces high to extremely high water stress and severe drought impacts over 25% of India’s population. Our vision is to transform India from a state of water poverty to water plenty by 2030. $1500 can eliminate water poverty in one village of 2000 residents. Can you help?
This session has ended.

Interact’s “Feeding the Future” International Project & “Combating With Care” Community Project, Hosted by Interact 5170 District Council
HUNGER RELIEF GROWING LOCAL COMMUNITIES COVID19 RELIEF
This year’s Interact District international project goal is to raise $50,000 to provide sustenance for Yemen citizens facing the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. The local project goal is to raise $25,000 to help provide COVID19 relief to marginalized communities in the Bay Area. Collaborate with us.
This session has ended.

Find out more about HANWASH, a joint project with the government of Haiti
WATER
Haiti faces key challenges in the water supply and sanitation sector. It has also been subject to civil unrest, earthquakes and hurricanes. Over the last decade, many NGOs have been involved in improving water availability but the system remains challenged, with access to public services very low. HANWASH (Haiti National Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Strategy) is different. It is partnership with the Haitian government, the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Rotary Action Group and other nonprofits. Stop by and find out more about us.
This session has ended.

Cupertino Rotary WCS, Hosted by the Rotary Club of Cupertino
EDUCATION
Cupertino Rotary has a particular fondness for Global Grant work. We typically have close to the limit of 10 active global grants, and we are participating in another group of grants where we support other clubs as financial sponsors on their grants. We have three long-time partners: Shin Shin Educational Foundation, Sankara Eye Foundation, and Pratham. Typically we have active projects with each of these organizations. We are working with many other Rotary Clubs on other projects, some also in long term relationships doing grant work together.
This session has ended.

Finding Feral Freon, Hosted by Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group (ESRAG)
ENVIRONMENT
Destroying Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC, also known by the brand “Freon”) is one of the most effective ways to combat climate change. Join the Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group and its global partners to collect and to destroy CFC cylinders that are approved to be disposed of.
This session has ended.

Global Grant for Basic Education and Literacy/Economic and Community Development in Southern Ethiopia, Hosted by Rotary eClub of Silicon Valley
EDUCATION GROW LOCAL ECONOMIES
This project is twofold: 1) Support the local primary and secondary schools in Soda, Ethiopia, and 2) Support economic and community development initiatives to bring new businesses and jobs to the community, in which 60% of the population is under the age of 30 and most students, upon graduation from secondary school have no education or job prospects. These will be locally and culturally appropriate initiatives.
This session has ended.

Unstructured Networking in a Virtual Gathering Space, Sponsored by Gather
NETWORKING
Gather is a platform that provides proximity video chat inside fully customizable, 2D interactive spaces. Join us for some unstructured networking in our exclusive Gather virtual venue! Let’s network.
This session has ended.

10:50 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Closing Session
Structured Speed Networking on Zoom
Governor’s Closing
Closing Announcements
Thank You

This session has ended.

A big thank you to everyone who attended! Special thanks to our exhibitors and organizing team members!

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