he Rim Country Rotary Club Foundation is the Not-For-Profit "arm" of the Rotary International Rim Country - Payson Club (RCP. We one of the many local programs we support is our Santa Photo/Opt - Toy-land event. This is our 3rd year providing an opportunity for 1st - 3rd grade elementary students attening Payson's two schools where we take a photo (Photo-Opt) of each student with Santa to be given the their family - Gift of Memories). Then each student is given the opportunity to chose one toy to take home - Gift of Choice). All toys are collected (approximately 1,000 are need to allow the 750-800 students to make personal choice). We must solicite both funds and toys appropriate for their age. We spend from $1-$5-$10 per toy. I am a local photographer and donate my time and pay for the photos. Santa is provided by Patrick de Haan (PNC) a nonprofit corporation for the Valley. He has been doing programs like this for 28 years. Call 928.970
.0308 for more information. Thank you for taking time to read my comments. Glenn Smith, Rotary PDG and member of this Club.
The Rim Country Rotary Club Foundation is the non-profit (501(c)(3) ) arm of the Rim Country Rotary Club. The Foundation receives tax deductible contributions to fund charity activities of the Club.
This includes scholarships to graduating High School students so they can further their education, assistance to other non profit organizations in Rim Country (The greater area surrounding Payson, Arizona), support for foreign exchange students attending local schools, labor and funds to raise money and food for the local area food banks, provide dictionaries to all 3rd graders every year, Provide an annual banquet to honor all local fire & police employees, and to meet other needs as they arise.
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