Today, 1 in 6 Australian children and young people are living in poverty. The Rotary Club of Townsville Sunrise have helped ten children financially to attend primary school to help break the cycle of poverty.
We have assisted the NRL Cowboys House to improve the educational outcomes of indigenous children from remote communities. Our club has sponsored 3 students to attend school in Townsville
Tahlia, a disabled child now has a more comfortable life thanks to the donation of a people mover to his family, through providing quality transport, their is relief for a battling family
Castle Hill Markers
The Rotary Club of Townsville Sunrise have made Castle Hill in Townsville a safer place to exercise thanks to their Castle Hill Markers project, completed in partnership with the Townsville City Council.
Days For Girls
The Rotary Club of Townsville Sunrise has assisted the Townsville Chapter of Days for Girls to better provide sanitary items for girls that would otherwise go without, helping them achieve equity in education and life
Thuringowa Friendship Park
The Thuringowa Friendship Park (Lappin Park) upgrade project was started by the Taiwan Rotarian, CT Wu, gifting $10,000 to Sunrise Rotary to carry out a project to promote peace.
Dengue Eradication - Fiji
Fiji is now a safer place thanks to the Dengue Eradication project implemented through a community led response by breeding Wolbachia treated Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes in residents homes.
National Youth Science Forum
The Rotary Club of Townsville Sunrise selects two promising high school students to attend the National Youth Science Forum in Canberra each year providing a subsidy for the selected students.
Cowboys House Yarning Circle
Sunrise Rotary Townsville partnered with Cowboys House to build a yarning circle to facilitate students connecting with their culture through learning in a culturally appropriate setting.
Youth Exchange Program
As a Rotary Youth Exchange student, you will spend up to a year living with (Rotary) host families and attend High School (normally Year 12 equivalent) in a different country.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards [RYLA] is Rotary’s leadership training program for young people between the ages of 19 to 30.