Our club holds a series of fundraising events for you to become involved with as a member.
Sunshine Camp Golf Invitational
Rochester Rotary holds an annual golf tournament to benefit Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus, a fully accessible summer camp in Rush, N.Y. for children and adults with disabilities. Tourney is held every August.
Join us this year on Monday, August 24th.
Shirley Isaac Memorial Sporting Clays Tournament
Shirley Isaac passionately worked with the Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus. This tournament directly benefits the children attending campus and the fully accessible playground that was built in her honor. Event is held every August.
Sunshine Campus 5K Trail Mix
We held our first Trail Mix 5K on October 13th. Over 240 runners and walkers enjoyed a mix of the Campus’ paved path as well as nature trails.
Join us this year on Sunday, October 11th.
Eastern Cities Fellowship Dinner
Rotarians from across the eastern U.S. convene in Rochester at the annual Eastern Cities Fellowship Dinner. The highlight of the dinner is a keynote speaker from Rotary International leadership. This year marked the 94th year of this fellowship dinner, which is attended by more than 400 Rotarians.
RPO Holiday Gala Pops
Rochester Rotary gets an exclusive … the opening night of the annual RPO Holiday Pops concert. This annual event is one of our biggest fundraising events for Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus and Roberto Clemente School #8. Each and every year, it brings holiday smiles to the faces of more than 2,000 people who attend.
It is the one event every Rochester Rotarian is expected to participate in, through a sponsorship, purchasing tickets or a donation.
Join us this year on Thursday, December 17th
Sunshine Kids Gala
This event is possible through an exciting partnership between Rochester Rotary Charitable Trusts Inc. and the Rochester Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation Inc. This annual gala helps raise much-needed funds for the Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus, a campground for children with disabilities in the Greater Rochester community.
Over the last 10 years, the event has raised more than $1 million for the camp and for other children’s charities.
Construction for Sunshine Kids Reception
The Rochester Building and Construction Trades Council and Builders Exchange of Rochester join forces on the Construction for Sunshine Kids reception, which raises funds for Rochester Rotary Sunshine Campus. The organizations and their members have sponsored this event for eight years.
Join us this year on April 23rd at the Sunshine Campus from 5-7 pm.
Rochester Rotary Award
The Rochester Rotary Award is the oldest and most prestigious civic award in Rochester. This year marked the 82nd year that Rochester Rotary bestowed the award.
The award recognizes a community member who has made significant contributions to others and to our region and who personifies Rotary International’s “Service Above Self” motto. An honoree must demonstrate exceptional community spirit, touch the lives of many citizens and serve as a positive role model.