The Rotary Club of Croydon & Montrose is proud to display the work we have done both locally and internationally to provide a better environment for everyone. Thank you to everyone involved in our projects and if you would like to participate or have a project in mind, please feel free to contact us
One of our commitments to international avenues of service and goodwill. The Playground Recycling project collects unwanted playgrounds from councils or schools and sends them to disadvantaged overseas communities.
In 2014, club members travelled to Malawi to complete development and education work, providing education sponsorships for disadvantaged students at secondary and tertiary level, building schools and creating memories together
As of 2020, the African region has been certified wild poliovirus-free, a true milestone! An ongoing mission set out by Rotary for about two decades long with the help of millions of individuals, organisations and fundraising for this amazing result.
We sponsor students from local schools to participate in many exceptionally rewarding District run and sponsored projects. All of the Youth programs provide exceptionally valuable personal development opportunities for each participant.
The club has been in touch with the Maroondah Hospital Mental Health Unit for years, providing comfort, toiletries packs, entertainment equipments and distributing gifts to patients and staffs during Christmas!
We are proud to have an on-going arrangement with Victoria Police where the club has paid the registration costs for the Community Policing vehicle. Club Sponsor, Lilydale Mitsubishi, continues to maintain and service the vehicle.
Australia is the world’s only developed country affected by trachoma, causing significant problems in a number of remote Aboriginal communities. Rotary’s 2017-18 International President, Australia’s Ian Riseley, wants a Trachoma-free Australia by 2021, Rotary’s 100th year in Australia.
It’s a special time for Rotary in Australia and NZ as it celebrates the First 100 years of Service in 2021, of doing good in the the world. Click the link to watch a video about discovering what is the best way to mark the occasion and create a legacy that propels Rotary into the next century of service.