We are sure you are looking forward to the pecans and Holiday baking as much as we do. We will be offering the following nuts for sale this year:
Purchase now; we will receive our first shipment of pecans and peanuts in early November.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where does my donation go?
A: The Wake Forest Rotary Foundation is the recipient of all donations made through the Annual Oyster Roast Campaign using BetterUnite.com. The Wake Forest Rotary Foundation is organized as a public charity operated exclusively for charitable purposes and governed by a Board of Trustees. The headquarters of Wake Forest Rotary Foundation and The Wake Forest Rotary Club is in Wake Forest, North Carolina, USA.
Q: What type of programs will my donations be used for by the Foundation?
A: The Wake Forest Rotary Foundation provides support for the following programs:
- LaunchWakeForest & LaunchROLESVILLE - We support and develop entrepreneurs of small businesses in the Wake Forest and Rolesville area, by providing access to training, business loans, business development services, mentors, and networking opportunities.
- Medical Debt Relief Program - We have partnered with Wake Med to help cancer patients with unpaid past-due medical bills that have piled up from ongoing treatments.
- College Scholarships - We annually offer high school scholarship opportunities to high school seniors in the community who have been accepted to a four-year college/university or a two-year technical college for higher education.
- Local Youth Leadership Conferences - RYLA is a truly unique leadership conference specifically designed for high school juniors. Delegates who are chosen to attend this conference are students who have demonstrated leadership potential in scholastic, athletic, and civic activities. Those who attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Award Conference will be tomorrow’s leaders.
- Foreign Exchange Students - Students learn a new language, discover another culture, and truly become global citizens. Exchanges for students ages 15-19 are sponsored by Rotary clubs in more than 100 countries. Long-term exchanges last a full academic year, and students attend local schools and live with multiple host families. Short-term exchanges last from several days to three months and are often structured as camps, tours, or homestays that take place when school is not in session.
- Eradication of Polio Worldwide - Rotary has been working to eradicate polio for more than 35 years. Our goal of ridding the world of this disease is closer than ever. As a founding partner of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, we've reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent since our first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979.
- Tri-Area Ministry Food Bank - Tri-Area Ministry Food Pantry provides food and personal hygiene products to our community families in need. Together, we strive to Stop Hunger and Feed Hope.
- The Boys & Girls Club - Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina is dedicated to providing a continuum of care to meet the physical, emotional, mental, behavioral, social, educational, and spiritual needs of children, youth, and families in distress and at-risk. To provide an environment of care that promotes health, healing, and hope among children, youth, and families who enter our continuum of care.
- The Wake Forest High School Band - The Wake Forest Rotary Club works in conjunction with the Wake Forest High School Band Boosters to raise money to be split equally between both organizations. The money that goes to the WFHS Band Boosters funds band trips, band uniforms, band equipment, etc.