Why We Do This

More than a great party and place to be seen, the Cape Henry Rotary Oyster Crush is a massive fundraising effort hosted annually by the Cape Henry Rotary Club. The Club members and volunteers works lots of hours to be able to grant 24 local charities help with the requests they submitted.

Here are their plans…

AidNow—
Seeks to provide gift cards for shoes for children identified by VB school social workers

American Parkinson Disease—
Continue supporting Hampton Roads People With Parkinson’s (PWP) group

Boys & Girls Clubs of SE Virginia—
Provide funding expense of Kids Cafe kitchen workers preparing and serving meals to disadvantaged children

Equi-kids Theraputic Riding Program—
Support equine-assisted theraputic riding program for disabled children

Faith Works Coalition—
Building materials for Virginia Beach and Chesapeake area low-income home repairs

Honor Flight Historic Triangle—
Fund no-cost Honor Flight trips for eight Virginia Korean War/WWII veterans during 2015

Judeo-Christian Outreach Center—
Financial assist to move 10 homeless from emergency shelter to permanent housing

JDRF (formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)—
Help with local support

M. E. Cox Center for Elder Day Care—
Replace 2 computer systems for caregiver coordination, and raining to improve record management

Plaza Rescue—
Purchase 5 Pedi-Mate to secure child and 4 Pedi-Pac for child spinal immobilization during transport

Russell House—

Improving walkway to enable wheelchair access to the garden; not landscaping

Seton Youth Shelters’—
To support our two shelters for youth ages 9-17 and in support of our Street and Van outreach programs covering 930 square miles throughout Hampton Roads serving youth birth through the age of 21. Services provided at the residential shelters include:  Food- 3 meals a day plus snacks; clothing, hygiene and medical supplies and assistance and crisis intervention counseling.
The cost per day at our shelters is approximately $200 per youth;  we do not charge fees for any Seton Youth Shelters’ programs.

Spotlight Productions—

Senior Services of SEVA—
Partial funding for wheelchair-equipped van to transport disabled to essential services

St Mary’s Home for Disabled Children—
Fund Learning Journeys (field trips) to improve communication & social skills of St Mary’s children

Toby’s Dream—
Grant a dream for one child with a life threatening illness

Virginia Beach Aquarium—
Provide rain gear for Stranding Team

Virginia Beach Community Trust—
Fund dental procedures for individual with intellectual disability

Virginia Beach Crime Solvers—
Implement CellFlare, a smartphone app employing technology to facilitate submission of crime tips

Virginia Beach Police Foundation—
Scholarship, not memorial

Virginia Beach Project Lifesaver—

YMCA of S Hampton Roads—
One week scholarships for 3-5 VB children to Camp Silver Beach

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