Service Projects​
Updated June 15, 2010

             Project                                                                          Description                                                                       Contact

Children's Inn at NIH Sunday Dinners

Join Ann and other members at NIH's Children's Inn to prepare a meal for newly arriving children patients and their accompanying family members.

Ann Black, Jeanne Smith

Richard Ruprecht

Along with our Key Clubs, we provide volunteer services by transporting donated chocolate desserts from local restaurants to the event and helping during the event.  Members may also attend the event, buying tickets and bidding on auction items. 
Ticket price $30 in advance and $35 at the door.

Dwelling Place's Annual Carnival of Chocolates

Gary Boswell, Ben Schlesinger

Our premier hands-on community service day!  Come one and all!  There will be two shifts 8-12 and 12-5 where members volunteer to paint, clean, or do yard work for a needy family in Montgomery County.

Rebuilding Together
(formerly known as Christmas in April)

Jeanne Smith, Tracy Miller, Patsy Jackson

Along with our Key Clubs, we provide volunteer services and are in charge of the food stand.  Proceeds benefit the YMCA’s Bethesda Youth Services.

Annual Bethesda-Chevy Chase YMCA's Family Fun Day

Richard Ruprecht

Our club provides a wreath and members attend the ceremony each year which starts at 10:30 a.m.

Annual Veteran's Day Ceremony at Veteran's Park in Bethesda

Richard Ruprecht

For almost 25 years, Fannie Mae has supported efforts to help prevent and end homelessness through the Help the Homeless Program. This is a great event for Key Club participation.

Annual Help the Homeless Walkathon

Tracy Miller

Every Thanksgiving for the past 26 years, thousands of runners have gathered in Bethesda to run in the Turkey Chase in support of the YMCA's Youth and Family Services.  Our club participates by being marshals in the race.

Annual YMCA and Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rotary Turkey Chase 10K Run