Service Above Self: more than words to Merrillville Rotary. Members of Merrillville Rotary represent local businesses that volunteer their time and resources to meet a basic human need of school children in our community
All of the monies raised go toward benefiting our local school children
Clothing Our Children is Hosted by Merrillvile Rotary Club Charities which is part of Merrillville Rotary Club
What is Clothing Our Children?
Merrillville Rotary's signature event to provide under privileged school children in Merrillville, Crown Point, Hobart and surrounding communities with new winter clothing
Clothing Our Children is a 501(c)3 (Tax Exempt: 31-1101155) organization
In the past 10 years, over 3,400 local school children in Merrillville, Crown Point, Hobart, Lake Station, and New Chicago were provided new winter clothing
All of the monies raised at Clothing Our Children go toward benefiting local school children
When is Clothing Our Children?
The 13th Annual Clothing Our Children will be Sunday, November 5th, 2017 from 1-4 p.m. at the Avalon Manner
How many children have been helped?
Clothing Our Children has raised over $260,000 to provide adequate winter clothing to over 3,400 underprivileged area school children and enabled Merrillville Rotary to award scholarships to area high school children
Who attends Clothing Our Children?
Approximately 375 people sample wine, beer, and food from local restaurants, breweries, and vendors
Attendees have the opportunity to bid on a wide variety of gift baskets, autographed memorabilia, weekend getaway packages, golf packages, theater tickets, and other items donated by area businesses.