Who we are!
Our club is a vibrant community of individuals dedicated to embodying the Rotary slogan 'Service Above Self.' Together, we strive to enact lasting change in our community and support global causes. We gather weekly at the Cloverleaf Tavern in Caldwell, NJ every Tuesday at 12:00PM. Our meetings feature inspiring speakers who present innovative ideas for potential club projects and community engagement.
Furthermore, fellowship is at the heart of Rotary. The camaraderie we share at our weekly meetings cultivates a collaborative and engaging environment, driving our community service events and charitable commitments. Here’s a summary of recent activities: 
Community Service Projects
• Rotary Shark Tank Event featuring students pitching local community service projects
• Annual End Hunger Volunteer event with to package <50,000 meals distributed to local food pantries
• Collaboration with Habitat for Humanity to volunteer to help construct living quarters for families in need
• Annual outing with America’s Grow a Row to harvest 100,000 of fresh produce for local pantries   
• Spearhead Project Prom Dress Event which provides hundreds of dresses to unprivileged young ladies
• Organize recurring donation events including Blood Drives, Food Drives, Clothing Drives, and Toys for Tots
Support of our Local Community
• Donated over $15,000 to West Essex First Aid Squad for a new stretcher and radios 
• Commitment of $20,000 in Scholarships per year awarded to students in the local community
• Operation of Willing Hearts Consignment Shop, a volunteer run store which has raised $1.6M for the community   
• Co-Organizer of the Caldwell Street Fair, which raises over $100K annually to support community initiatives
• Purchase of a new scoreboard and two Gaga Ball Pits for Caldwell/West Caldwell Recreation
• Dedicated advocates for community Mental Health Services like The Bridge - Center for Well Being  
• Active support of our local Fire Departments, Libraries, the Caldwell Food Pantry, & the Caldwell Pollinators
• Collaborators for community events such as Restaurant Week, Porchfest, Touch a Truck, and Caldwell Classic 5K
• Ongoing support of Ethan & the Bean, a non-profit coffee shop that trains and employees special needs individuals
Global Support and International Initiatives 

• Active support of the Dominican Republic Relief Organization effort to establish a medical center for the impoverished
• Sponsorship of secondary schooling for four Kenyan students through the Rise to Shine Education Foundation
• Providing financial support for International Disaster Relief efforts, such as humanitarian efforts in Ukraine and Turkey  
• Participation in Rotary International’s initiative to eradicate Polio worldwide 
• Active collaboration with other Rotary inspired foundations such as Gift of Life and Help the Children Hear
Ready to get involved,
here are some next steps!
If you find something interesting above and want to learn more please email us at caldwellrotary@gmail.com or navigate to Contact Us
Here are a few other ways you can get to know us better:   
  • Attend our weekly meetings (Tuesdays at 12PM at the Cloverleaf). Your first lunch is on us! 
  • Get involved in one of our upcoming volunteer events. 
  • Set up Coffee Chats with current members to talk about their unique Rotary experiences.
  • Check out our website and Social Media pages to learn more about our club’s activities and community involvement
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Make a difference through service! The Rotary Club of the Caldwells can help you find amazing volunteer opportunities within our local community. We support many family-friendly projects and partner with several charitable organizations to maximize impact. Check out the link to the left for current volunteer opportunities.
Our Impact 2023
+$50K to Local Charity
23 Local Organizations Helped
+$10K in Scholarships 
+$20K to Support International Causes