JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund helps keeps Mana tamariki warm dry and health As part of the bulk-funding model recently adopted, Mana College received a uniform grant for the second year in 2018. This grant is funded by the JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund which is administered in the District 9940 area by the Rotary Club of Wellington. Tr... Keep Reading
Our Next Meetings
Thursday 28 May, 4:00 pm
Zoom URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88220761840
Professor David Johnston
Disaster management and COVID-19
Note we have no meeting on Queen's Birthday, Monday 1 June.
Monday 8 June, 12:30 pm
Zoom URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/94986872648
Robyn Scott, Executive Director at JR McKenzie Trust, and Sue McCabe, Chief Executive at Philanthropy New Zealand.
The JR McKenzie Youth Education fund is making a real difference at Horowhenua College by providing a bulk grant to be used for students need support with uniforms. Below is a letter from the school Principal outlining how the 2018 grant was used, and the resulting outcomes. Keep Reading
Rotary Club of Wellington
The JR McKenzie Youth Education Fund is an offshoot of the JR McKenzie Trust that pays specifically for school uniforms, including shoes and, occasionally, glasses. Our club has developed relationships with a few low decile schools and gives them a grant each year to allocate for uniform for needy students. Keep Reading
Innovative Young Minds applications are open Apply online now for your place at IYM 2019 at www.iym.org.nz. The new website makes it even easier for students to apply. The IYM expanded programme will offer two sessions during the July school holidays. The first session is 7-12 July and the second session is 14-19 July with 40 plac... Keep Reading
Our fourth annual Rotary Club of Wellington Akina Social Enterprise Kickstart Awards event was held on 29 October 2018 at the Wellington Club. Each of the four finalists showcased a 3 minute video followed by a 3 minute personal pitch to present their organisation and outline how they met the judging criteria of: Keep Reading