How We Help

Proceeds from the Hot Air Balloon Festival Help our Local Communities

These are some of the organizations and causes the Rotary Club of Wakefield, RI has supported, with total donations over $1,000,000 since 1978:

  • Galilee Mission
  • Hospice of Washington County
  • M.A.D.D.
  • Salvation Army
  • Visiting Nurses Assn.
  • Babe Ruth League
  • D.A.R.E.
  • Sympatico
  • Welcome House
  • Nursing Homes’ Christmas
  • Operation Close Up
  • C.A.N.E. Daycare
  • Percy Hodgson Memorial
  • Polio Plus
  • Health Center of SC
  • Venture Awards
  • R.I.A.R.C.
  • South County Hosp. Hospice
  • South County Ambulance
  • College Scholarships to Students from:
    • SK High School
    • Narrangansett High School
    • Prout High School
  • Vocational Scholarships to Students from:
    • SK High School
    • Narragansett High School
  • Johnnycake Center
  • S.K. Girls’ Softball
  • R.I. Special Olympics
  • South County YMCA
  • The Storehouse
  • S.K. High Decathlon Team
  • R.I. Community Food Bank
  • Women Resource Center
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Narragansett Pier School
  • Reading is Fundamental
  • Museum of Primitive Art & Culture
  • SC Players Children’s Theater
  • S.K. Cares
  • Animal Rescue League
  • S.C. Hosp. Cardiac Rehab
  • Hera Gallery
  • American Cancer Society
  • (Camp Hope)
  • The Soup Kitchen
  • Wash. County Adult Learning Center
  • Seniors Helping Others
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • In Harmony Therapeutic Riding Inc.

Thank you for Supporting Your Local Community