In the community

Since our beginning in 1973, the Rotary Club of Gladstone has made its presence well throughout the community with more than $20,000 distributed annually. Some of our donations have included:
  • The Northland Christmas Store
  • College scholarships to High School Seniors
  • Clay County Clothes Closet
  • Shoes for Orphan Soles
  • Hillscrest Transitional Housing
  • Honor Flight of Kansas City
  • Support to our local schools
  • Park University Rotaract
  • Shelter Box
Around the World
  • Rotary International is responsible for helping eradicate polio worldwide. Reducing polio from 350,000 to less than 2,000 cases since 1988 -- a 99% reduction.
  • Helping against the malaria virus, Rotary has provided 1.1 million bed nets to Africa to prevent an estimated 700,000 premature deaths in children.
  • Ambassadorial Scholarship program, the world's largest privately funded scholarship program, each year nearly $20 million in scholarships.
  • Shelter Box program provides disaster relief equipment around the world. More than 500,000 Shelter Boxes have been distributed in more than 40 countries.