Service Projects

Volunteers Sought: Rotary Grant Project, August 24

Each summer, Rotary Club of Ann Arbor provides a grant of up to $5,000 to a local non-profit for a project that incorporates Rotary volunteers in its execution.  The program is selected from proposals submitted to the Community Allocations Committee.  Our grant is then submitted for a 50% match from Rotary District 6380. This year, […]

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Tiny Homes Site Clean-Up 3.0– June 23

Our club has had the opportunity to hear about the Tiny Homes in Detroit, a community of small living spaces created to serve those who experience housing insecurity in the city, including the formerly homeless, senior citizens, and young people just out of foster care. Our very own Ed Wier designed one of the tiny homes and has been […]

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VITA returns $1M to local taxpayers

This year was a big year for VITA, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at the United Way of Washtenaw County. This tax season, VITA completed 528 tax returns, 14% more than the prior year. These returns yielded refunds totaling $967,000 and helped taxpayers avoid  $130,000 of tax preparation fees. Eighty one volunteers, including 6 […]

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