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The mission of the West Haven Rotary Foundation, Inc. is to promote and support charitable and educational programs and organizations to either benefit the citizens of West Haven, CT and the communities located within Rotary District 7980, or are endorsed by Rotary International or Rotary Disctrict 7980. 

The West Haven Rotary Foundation, Inc. (WHRF) was incorporated in 2002 as a distinct and separate entity from the Rotary Club of West Haven, Although the WHRF is a separate entity from the Rotary Club of West Haven, its memberships are one and the same. 


Over the course of it's long history, the Rotary Club of West Haven has been at the forefront of projects that have strengthened the West Haven community. 

  • The greenhouse at Washington School

  • The Playground at Painter Park

  • The Ward Heitmann at Painter Park

  • The City's 9/11 monument

  • The flagpole at City Hall

  • Kidney Dialysis equipment for St. Raphael's Hospital

  • Forest Elementary School Playscape

  • Remodel at Veteran's Museum - Silver Media Room

  • Sponsored Chromebooks to the students of West Haven during the Covid 19 Pandemic

  • Food provided to families in need during Covid 19 Pandemic


In addition, the Rotary Club sponsors a broad list of annual activities that benefits West Haven residents. 

  • Student Scholarships

  • Student of the month awards

  • Scholar Athlete awards

  • High School Career awareness day

  • Rotary Youth Leadership award retreat

  • Middle School Humanitarian Need Contest

  • Dictionaries for all 3rd graders

  • Books for preschool children

  • Blind Veterans Luncheon

Your contribution to the West Haven Rotary Foundation, Inc. makes valuable projects like these possible. With your help, the sky if the limit in making our community and our world a better place. 

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