LG Rotary at a Glance
The Rotary Club was chartered in January 15, 1924. For over 90 years, we have been nurturing ideas, developing projects and delivering service to the community and the wider world. Along the way, we have made lifetime friendships and have Fun.
Our Members live or work in the Silicon Valley, and give back to the community through projects supporting the numerous clubs and charities. To name just a few; Ronald McDonald house, St. Lukes Kitchen, Cancer Care Point, Veterans Outreach, Art Docents, ACCESS, and Los Gatos Police Victim Services, and more.
We invest in our next generation by supporting the Los Gatos Student Union, two High School Interact Clubs at Leigh and Los Gatos High. Send students to the Interact conference, RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Assembly) and ELC (Enterprise Leadership conference) We award over $30,000 each year to High School Graduates through our Scholarship fund. We proudly support Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, high school speech contest, CASSY - Counseling, Los Gatos High choir and band, and many more efforts to engage and enable students success in leading and serving in the world.
Besides the on-going effort to end Polio worldwide, we provide funds to Assist International, Stop Hunger now, Project Amigo, the Rotary Foundation which provides wheelchairs, shelter boxes, food, water, and relief from disaster and poverty.
Club members join Rotary to make a difference through service and friendship. We look for inspiration to the founder of Rotary, Paul P. Harris. February 23, 1944, he said “Beneath Rotary’s many and varied activities, there is the unchanging undertones of goodwill, goodwill, goodwill.” This might well be the mission statement for the Rotary Club of Los Gatos.