Justice for George Floyd
"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Our local food relief system is relying on their partnerships to make sure no one is left behind during the crisis.This chaotic time has all of us scrambling to reinforce the basics. For some, basic needs like a stable home and a nourishing meal are never certain. The community organizations th…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/local-food-all-during-covid-19
As we rearrange the way we work together during COVID-19, the CHIR is making it easy for health and social service supporters to work together from a distance on Basecamp. As we rearrange the way we work together during COVID-19, the CHIR is making it easy for health and social service supporters to work together from a distance on Basecamp.
In a country where health and wellness is so closely linked to social class, Traverse Health is a haven for dignified care for all - especially during COVID-19."Where Are They Now" is a series of stories written by our summer intern, Amelia Burke of Traverse City. She details the stories of grantee partners and where their work&…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/our-community-health-clinic-steps
“there will always be pain.
you will hold animosity in your heart
and it will hurt you.
do not be foolish enough
to let these times pass;
trees do not hide during st…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/2020-rooted-resilient
When COVID-19 changed the way they interact with educators, the art park leveraged years of materials to create a beautiful field guide for online learners.When it became clear field trips couldn't be a priority for schools in 2020, Michigan Legacy Art Park jumped on the chance to make their forested sculpture collection…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/michigan-legacy-art-park-takes-learners-online
This center of community care is growing with Kingsley neighbors in mind.When an abandoned EMS building off the main street in Kingsley was targeted for demolition, neighbors saw an opportunity. Led by founders Diane and Dan Walton, they built a space w…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/rock-looks-toward-future
Resilient responses to crisis reveal hidden capacities and opportunities to reimagine and improveIn many ways, our lives will never be the same as they were before the COVID-19 pandemic. Many individuals, businesses, and organizations have demonstrated remarkable resilien…… https://www.rotarycharities.org/about-us/blog/transforming-disruption-resilience