Our major fundraiser, over $10,000 donated locally each year from the proceeds. 600-800 paintings displayed, all for sale, are painted by local, statewide and nationwide artists.
Our members contribute $2 each meeting to the Rotary Foundation (many members contribute more). Its activities include Polio Plus, supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Rotary Foundation grants support Rotarians in their humanitarian, vocational and educational activities.
Uniting Care Sleepover Project
This project aims to build a respite facility for children with special needs. Land has already been acquired and $30,000 is being held in trust for the commencement of building.
Interplast is a not-for-profit charity supported by Rotary which raises funds to send surgical teams of doctors and nurses to the Pacific area to attend to plastic surgery for children and young adults suffering from disfigurements to enable them to lead a better life.
This is an orphanage located in Jinja, Uganda on the shores of Lake Victoria. In conjunction with Hunter Valley Rotaract, we have raised funds towards building a new babies home, including facilities to improve water supply and hygeine. See the progress at https://www.facebook.com/arise.shine.uganda/
School Breakfast Facilities
In 2013 we installed our first kitchen at Singleton Public School. This program is aimed to improve the lifestyle of children who skip breakfast at home for various reasons.
We support the activities of Rotary's Bowl Scan program.
Singleton Hospital and Emergency Department
The club has in 2012-2013 provided over $56,000 in funding for equipment for the hospital and in particular the Emergency Department. Members, in conjunction with Bunnings staff, have undertaken to beautify the courtyard located outside the Day Surgery area.
Pride of Workmanship Awards
The club recognises local people for their significant effort and professionalism in their vocation.