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School Supply Backpack Project by Rotary Club of New Orleans

Jean-Baptiste Dickens
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NEW ORLEANS, LA — Once more, Rotary Club New Orleans sponsors the “School Supply Backpack Giveaway”. This project supports children who urgently require assistance in preparing for their return to school, whether they are returning to in-person classes or virtual learning. This project starts from July 14 to July 28, 2021.

Rotary Club New Orleans invites individuals to support this project by making a donation or by filling a backpack with the necessary supplies.
Donations can be made online using a credit card at, with the designation Backpack Project.

You can also sign up at a meeting to have a donation added to your quarterly statement. Make checks payable to The Rotary Club of New Orleans and mail to Penny Menge, 800 Valmont St., New Orleans, LA 70115. Zelle or Venmo payments are also accepted at

Rotary Club New Orleans is a service organization. The Rotary Club of New Orleans was admitted to the International Association of Rotary Clubs as the eleventh club in 1914.

Formed on February 23, 1910, during a meeting held at 232 North Peters Street, from the New Orleans Club was born the Westbank Rotary Club in 1953, the Rotary Club of Metairie in 1957 and the Rotary Clubs of East New Orleans and Carrollton in 1959. In 2010, the Riverbend Club joined the group offering meetings in uptown New Orleans.

Rotary Club of New Orleans participates in many community projects. The club has supported members painting and scraping houses in blighted neighborhoods, painting classrooms in schools, volunteering at public parks and public television stations and tutoring at the public schools, to name a few. Internationally, the Club has raised funds to help bring medical assistance to impoverished areas around the world.

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