• Interact Club at Thomas Jefferson High School
    Developing leadership qualities in High School Students is our special mission.  Each year these young people select projects which they pursue with great enthusiasm.

    • Book Drive for Uganda
      Seven large boxes of were shipped to a school.
    • Shelter Box Contributions
      Each year the club raises $500 towards the purchase of a Shelter Box, a fully equipped tent which accommodates 10 people. These funds are matched by DTC Rotary to complete the purchase.
    • Food Drives at the local Safeway store to replenish food pantry supplies at InterFaith Community Service.
    • Nickles for Haiti
      This is an on-going project to provide support for Haitians
    • $5000 Gift Ark from Heifer International
      The Heifer Gift Ark helps families fulfill the dream of securing food and a source of dependable income.  Fifteen pairs of animal are distributed to 15 families.  Each family will pass on the animals’ offspring to other families in their community. Every gift will multiply for years to come.

  • The ROTARACT CLUB of Denver University
    DTC Rotary assists the Rotaract Club by matching the club’s contributions to charitable causes.  They, in return, have been valuable participants during our annual fund raisers.  Their competence and enthusiasm brings renewed vigor to our work. Rotaract is seen as a bridge between all Rotary youth programs.  Rotaractors also educate other young adults in the wider community about the benefits of service.  It keeps young adults interested and involved until they are ready to transition to Rotary.
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA/YOUNG RYLA)
    RYLA is a 5-day leadership conference held every year at the YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado.  Applicants must be a high school sophomore or junior.  The award is based on high school involvement and proven leadership potential.YOUNG RYLA is a 5-day leadership conference held every year at Ponderosa Retreat & Conference Center in Larkspur, Colorado.  Applicants must be seventh graders.  The award is based on school participation, positive attitude, and the ability to compel others to positive action.
    Applications are available through the District 5450 website (www.rotary5450.org).
  • Group Study Exchange (GSE)
    Rotary invites young professionals (ages 25 to 40) to expand their world view by becoming part of a team which visits a foreign country as guests of Rotary. Each year our district sends out two teams for three to four weeks.  We also receive reciprocal visits from young professionals in the foreign country, so it is truly an EXCHANGE.  The purpose of the visits is to share cultural and vocational experiences with citizens of the country.DTC Rotary is always looking for young professionals who can participate in a GSE team. Contact Bob Steiert(rsteiert@comcast.net) to express interest or get additional information.
  • Rotary Centers for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution
    Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities. Fellows can earn either a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution.  Applications are accepted for study from qualified individuals.  A rigorous selection process occurs every year.To learn more: http://rotary.org/en/StudentsAndYouth/EducationalPrograms/RotaryCentersForInternationalStudies/Pages/ridefault.aspx