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Solving real problems takes real commitment and vision. Since 1905, Rotary's people of action have used their passion, energy, and intelligence to take action on sustainable projects. From literacy and peace to water and health, we are always working to better our world, and we stay committed to the end.

What We Do


As people of action, Rotary members have a shared responsibility to take action on our world’s most persistent issues. The Southwest Rotary Club of Wichita falls works with 35,000+ other Rotary clubs worldwide to:

  • Promote peace
  • Fight disease
  • Provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
  • Save mothers and children
  • Support education
  • Grow local economies

How We Do It

With two major fundraisers, the Annual Southwest Rotary Sporting Clay Shoot, and the Patriotic Flag Display Program, and through the generosity of our membership the Southwest Rotary Club of Wichita Falls is proud to support these fine local projects:

Scholarships/Youth Programs
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Boy Scouts of America     
  • Camp Fire Camperships
  • Fain Elementary: STEAM Learning Center
  • MSU - Prof. Edwards Scholarships           
  • Project Back to School                      
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Academy Leadership Camp
  • Wichita Falls Youth Symphony Orchestra             
  • YMCA Youth Programs
  • Zavala Hispanic Cultural Initiative - Road to College

Community Projects

  • Angel Flight transportation for critical medical needs
  • Beacon Lighthouse
  • Children's Miracle Network at United Regional                                             
  • Hope Ministries
  • Interfaith Ministries, with serving volunteers at Hotter 'n Hell spaghetti dinner                                            
  • Lake Wichita Restoration
  • Meals on Wheels                                         
  • Patsy's House                                                
  • P.E.T.S. Low Cost Spay and Neuter Clinc
  • Rathgeber Hospitality House                          
  • SAFB Adopted Squadron, 469th Training Squadron                                    
  • Scarlet Letter Ministries
  • Shelterbox
  • MSU's Small Business Development Corporation
  • Wichita Falls Area Food Bank
  • Wild Bird Rescue

International Projects

  • Fighting Polio by raising funds that are matched 2 for 1 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to fight Polio.  Learn more: https://www.rotary.org/en/rotary-announces-us100-million-eradicate-polio
  • Support for District 5790 Guatemala Global Service Project: Repainting a school near Antigua, and Rotarians built school equipment for a Fast Track education program for area at risk students.

Want to Help?

Join the Rotary Club of Southwest Wichita Falls and have a hands-on experience with any of these projects by contacting Raymond Lopez by phone at 940-766-3282 or by email at rlopez45@ml.com.