Rotary is an International organization with over a million members and over 30,000 local clubs in over 200 countries. Our motto is "Service Above Self"
The Laguna Sunrise Club is committed to both local and international service projects and uses the money raised at this event exclusively for those purposes. We are a 501c3 charitable organization. Previous local recipients include the Senior Center, the Teen Center, My Sister's House, Chicks in Crisis, Runnin for Rhett, Albee Aware, emancipated foster youth housewarming baskets, free dictionaries for title 1 elementary schools, and academic and leadership scholarships for local students. Our international projects include building houses for poor families in Ataco (Elk Grove's sister city in El Salvador,) providing safe drinking water to schools in Mexico, equipping a lunchroom in a school in Santos, Brazil, providing wheelchairs to people in Peru, and providing solar lanterns for villages in Ghana.