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About Us

With more than 100 members, our club is an inclusive, diverse, hands-on community service organization committed to making Wilmington a better place by:

  • Performing a wide variety of community service projects

  • Fostering informed conversation about the city,

  • Helping members develop leadership skills and relationships, and

  • Engaging public and private sector leaders to encourage collaboration.

Rotary Club of Wilmington is a place for members to share service opportunities that interest them and enlist fellow Rotarians.

The Rotary Club of Wilmington Centennial celebrated the club’s history of service to our city and to Rotary throughout the world as well as our commitment to continue our service and the promise of our next 100 years!

Service projects become opportunities to help our community while getting to know others who care about Wilmington

This year our club has participated in:

  • Advocating for improved access to and quality of early childhood education for all children

  • Delivering shelf stable meals to children at our four partner early childhood education centers

  • Distributing seeds, soil and pots to children (In partnership with Healthy Food for Healthy Kids)

  • Packing and distributing Literacy Kits for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library project

  • Providing grants to teachers for professional development via Delaware Association for Education of Young Children (DEAEYC)

  • Assisting with hands on maintenance of Can Do Playground (with other Rotary Clubs)

  • Collecting items for EasterSeals Camp Fairlee campers (with other Rotary Clubs)

  • Installing  over 500 Flags for Heroes on the Wilmington Riverfront in honor of the military and essential workers

The Rotary Club of Wilmington’s first luncheon meeting was held on Thursday, December 10, 1914. We meet at noon each Thursday at the Hotel du Pont.


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