Join PWR as we team up with the American River Parkway Foundation for the Fall Great American River Cleanup! PWR will be managing the cleanup activities at the Watt Avenue American River Access Point, located 8690 La Riviera Drive in Sacramento from 9am to Noon. The...
Impacting Youth in Our Community
PWR members are passionate about supporting our local community’s children and youth. We provide eligible organizations/institutions, who apply to our Point West Club Foundation, with grants up to $5,000 yearly. We have helped provide food, clothing, school supplies, transportation, scholarships and supported many youth service projects throughout the years. Our desire is to help our children and youth feel safe and cared for by assisting organizations with the same goal in mind.
Grant Recipient Testimonials
Sacramento Youth Center
“Point West Rotary has been one of Sacramento Youth Center’s biggest champions. They have helped us serve ALL students with amazing opportunities experiences and hope.”
– Adam Shipp Co-Founder Sacramento Youth Center
About the Grant
PWR Grants have provided for students’ community service supplies and transportation, as well as facility improvement for facilitating student mentoring and wellness support.
San Juan Unified School District
“The Rotary Club of Point West-Sacramento has been an invaluable partner to our San Juan Unified School District and their generous support has made a tremendous impact on the lives of our students, families and community. From adopting local schools and providing thousands of dollars in grants to support instruction and enrichment, to serving our families and communities by donating resources and volunteering at food distributions and school events, the Point West Rotarians make such a difference in our community and we are so grateful for all they do each and every day!”
– Amy Gregory Director, Family/Community Engagement & Partnership Development at San Juan Unified School District
About the Grant
PWR Grants for the three schools have ranged from supplies for classroom labs, sport teams, school spirit and general supplies, to behavior intervention incentives, family food distributions and teacher and staff appreciation events.
Stanford Sierra Youth Families
“Point West Rotary’s long-time support of Stanford Sierra Youth & Families has improved the lives of thousands of local youth and families. Their commitment has helped us keep young people safe, in school, out of trouble, and connected to the permanent, loving families they need and deserve. We are truly grateful for their support.”
– Christie Shorrock, Stanford Sierra Youth & Families
About the Grant
Grants have provided for portions of the organization’s Camp Wonder transportation, snacks and other food, Camp T-shirts (w/PWR logo), water bottles, hats & bags, and professional photographer. The Camp Wonder experience strengthens the bond between the foster youth and their mentors, making a huge difference socially for youth, as they participate together in activities and work groups with other foster youth peers.