The Rotary Club of Richmond Hill is an organization dedicated to community and international service. 

Please help by dropping off your beer cans and liquor bottles, or making a packaged food donation, on Saturday, October 22, 10am-1pm at one of four drop off locations:
  1. Dr. CP Giri Dental Office - 9791 Bayview Ave, Richmond Hill, L4C 9X7
  2. Upper Yonge Place (No Frills mall) – 10909 Yonge St. (look for the Rotary tent), Richmond Hill
  3. Richmond Hill Board of Trade – 376 Church St South, Richmond Hill
  4. 29 Bedford Park Ave – off of Yonge Str, Richmond Hill
If you need help with someone picking up your bottles or food, and you are within Richmond Hill, please contact Paul prior to the event at
So where does the money go?  Here is a list of some of the projects that Richmond Hill Rotary has supported since the start of Covid:
  1. $1000 to The Sandgate Women’s Shelter of York Region
  2. $1000 donation to Richmond Hill's Home on the Hill, a support organization for local families where a member is struggling with severe mental illness
  3. $1000 donation to the Richmond Hill Community Food Bank
  4. $500 for Kids Who Care International, an organization to Inspire and empower kids through acts of kindness and the service of others
  5. Donation of Personal Protective Equipment to Richmond Hill's Yellow Brick House, women's shelter
  6. 100+ purses collected for the Fill-A-Purse-A-Sister Campaign for women and youth in crisis
  7. Rotarians picked up shovels and work gloves to plant trees in the Oak Ridges Moraine Corridor Park near Old Colony Road
  8. Launch of annual Richmond Hill's Women of Inspiration and Leadership Award, or WILA, the second winner awarded this past spring
  9. $2000 donation for water filters for a village in Laos
  10. $1000 donation for the Beirut Hospital Restoration Project (damaged by the August 2020 explosion)
  11. Scholarship to a graduating student in each of Richmond Hill’s high schools
  12. Almost 2000 lbs of food to the Richmond Hill Community Food Bank through the previous two Bottle & Food Drives
For more information, contact  Thank you for your support!
The deadline for nominations for the second Richmond Hill Rotary Women of Inspiration and Leadership Award is approaching.
Nominate by January 15, 2022.

Leah Taylor Roy, Member of Parliament for Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill said:

"This award recognizes the very important contributions that women in Richmond Hill make and provides role models and inspiration for other women of all ages to engage and become leaders. I thank the Rotary Club for continuing this new award for the second year and look forward to congratulating this year's winner as I did the inaugural winner Sajida Habib last year."

Nominate a woman who you know is worthy of the award!  More details and nomination forms are available at

Nov 17, 2021


Leah den Bok is an advocate for a compassionate, nonjudgmental approach to fighting homelessness.

Leah gave presentation at last Rotary meeting and showed images from her three volumes of “Nowhere to Call Home” Photographs and Stories of the Homelessness. She also shared the several individuals experiencing homelessness when she met in cities around the world.
The first ever ROTARY ONLINE AUCTION concluded on Dec 10th 2021.
With your generous giving, the event was very successful and we raised around $2700 , all these proceeds will go towards the Rotary Club of Richmond Hill' s initiatives on Community Projects.
We are grateful to all our Supporters and Donors for your continued, faithful support of our efforts.
Special Appreciation to all our members, however we genuinely appreciate few for their generous contribution:
Donita Hagborg, Beppi Mottes, David Obadia, Richard Housen, Dave Tate, Steve Knight, Dave Morrison, Paul Vyrostko
Raj, CP, Glen, Peter, Veda, Noeline, Eric & Paul Thomas
THANK YOU for your continuous support, and belief in our humanitarian mission, we really appreciate it.
Please continue to follow this journey, once again, thank you very much and may all of you be blessed with happiness and good health.
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