About Our Club
 
Year 2019-20
 
Under the esteemed leadership of President Mukesh Modi, the RCHS has made the highest membership, most events and raised highest fund in the annual gala. Mukesh Modi goals for the year was to highlight RCHS and do more events for the community and for all of us and we did it. His goal was to do event every month, here are the projects done in 2019-20
 
PROJECTS UNDER THE PRESIDENCY OF MUKESH MODI (2019-20)
JUNE & JULY
  • Installation on June 23, 2019. Welcome new committee on July 18, 2019
AUGUST
  • August 29, 2019: Backpack Project: Donated 1000 Backpacks with school supply.
  • August 30, 2019: Donated US$ 1500.00 to Friends for Good Health 
SEPTEMBER:
  • September 9, 2019: Donated US$ 500.00 to Shanti Fund for tree plantation
  • September 18, 2019: Free Seminar “How to Make Your Dream Come True” by Phil Schwarz and “How to Build Wealth Through Real Estate” by Raj Jaggi
  • September 22, 2019: Donated US$ 500.00 to Akshay Patra
OCTOBER:
  • October 16, 2019: Free Seminar “How to Pay Retirement Without Using Your Saving” by Salil Zaveri & Nipun Marwaha
  • October 21, 2019: Donated US$ 500.00 to Rotary Club of JFK
NOVEMBER:
  • November 9, 2019: Donated US$ 1000.00 to Ekal Vidyalay.
  • November 20, 2019: “Salute to Veterans” with IAF & AIA.Donated 144 Winter Hats.
  • November 22, 2019: Winter Coat Drive – Donated 475 Winter Coats to needy
DECEMBER
  • December 19, 2019: Celebrated “Retro Bollywood Party
 
JANUARY 2020
  • January 30, 2020: Winter Blanket Drive – Donated 312 Blankets  
FEBRUARY 2020
  • February 28, 2020: Free Seminar
Home Safety & Fire Prevention” by Massapequa Fire Dept.
Crime Prevention Tips” by Nassau Police Commissioner Patrick J Ryder
  • February 28, 2020: Donated US$ 1000.00 Nassau County Police Dept
  • February 28, 2020: Donated US$ 500.00 Massapequa Fire Dept
 
MARCH:
  • Throughout March 2020: Donated 6000 masks
  • March 25, 2020: Donated US$ 250.00 to Rajbhog
 
APRIL 2020:
  • April 6, 2020: Virtual Seminar: Covid 19 Disaster Loan Assistance by CPA Hemant Jain.
  • April 12, 2020: Virtual Seminar: Health Coverage of Covid 19 key facts by Salil Zaveri.
  • April 20, 2020 : Donated US$ 250.00 to Bengali Sweets
 
MAY 2020:
  • May 11, 2020: Donated US$ 500.00 South Asia Council Services
 
JUNE 2020: Throughout June, 2020:
  • Donated US$ 500.00 Covenant Inc
  • Donated approximately 3500 Kids Garments
  • Donated 5 Ambulances with the Rotary Foundation
 
 
 
 
Year 2016-2017
 
Under the esteemed leadership of President Dave Sharma, the RCHS had taken several soul touching initiatives with particular focus on children’s education and families in need on Long Island.
 
Bright Beginnings Backpack   Initiative
The Bright Beginnings project, which was first initiated in 2014 was implemented again this year as we distributed 650 backpacks filled with school supplies and t-shirts among 15 not-for-profits serving families in need on Long Island.
 
RCHS Serving Food for Hunger
The food for hunger project, which started in January 2017, is a partnership between RCHS and United Methodist Church of Hempstead to help families in need in the Hempstead, NY. On an average 75 to100 people each month are served food and fruits as this number continue to increase every month. The Family Volunteer Days and Youth Volunteer Days is a phenomenal success encouraging youth participation, building friendships and inter-faith peace.
 
The RCHS also donated a Commercial Grade Oven and a Deep Fry worth over $5,500 to the soup kitchen of United Methodist Church.
 
A donation of $1,100 given to Interfaith Faith Nutrition and $500 for winter clothing
 
Winter Coats
Donated 350 winter coats to children living in the foster homes of Long Island.
 
Other initiatives
Donated $2,000 to EKAL Foundation supporting educational projects in India.
 
RCHS were the hosts for the Garba Dance celebration as over 1,100 community members attended the event.
 
 
From 2009 to 2016
 
Gift of Life Program
Rotary Foundation approved a matching grant for $ 67,500.00 for the Heart Operations in New Delhi India under “Gift of Life Program.”  Members of the Rotary Club of Hicksville South donated over $12,000.0.  Gift of Life is a program addresses the medical needs of children who suffer from congenital heart defects and other similar conditions.
 
Water Harvesting Program
A donation of $20,000 to provide drinking water facilities in village school at remote area of Karnataka, Indi.
 
Dialysis Equipment and Training
The club sponsored two global grants of $30,000 each to provide new dialysis equipment and training at St. James Hospital in Chalakudy, India,
 
Cash Grant to Abhishek Kumar
The club raised $ 1,000.00 to Mr. Abhishek Kumar of Kanpur India.  Abhishek Kumar, an 18-year-old brilliant student son of a poor shoemaker and resident of a home without any electric connection at home held the fifth position in merit list of IIT surpassing the day-to-day challenges of life.
 
Haiti’s Earthquake Relief
 The members of the club provided $2,000 to support Earthquake Relief efforts for Haiti. 
Child Rights and You America- CRY
Our members participated and our President Mr. Vikas Dahll led the CRY 3K walk organized by CRY to raise donations to help underprivileged children in India.  CRY Child Rights & You (CRY), a non-for-profit organization that catalyses change in the lives of underprivileged children in India.
 
Nassau County Museum of Arts
RCHS gave a donation of $ 1,000.00 to support the museum.
 
US Marine Corps Reserves: Toys for Tot Program
In April 2012, RCHS & RCJS donated $5,000 to the US Marine Corps Reserves
Toys for Tot program, a program to give smiles to the children.
 
Ambala Cancer Hospital Project
A joint project of several local and international Rotary clubs for the total grant of the project was $240,000.
 
Logan Foundation
Donated over 100 gym and outdoor sporting bags to Logan foundation’s summer care program.
 
Helping People with Disabilities
Donated $600 to Condi Sidiki, a Polio victim himself who is engaged in empowering disabled children.
 
ROTO-PAAL
Rotary Promoting Awareness & Adult Literacy Program, a volunteer driven adult literacy program started in 2011 with a mission to provide goal oriented life-long learning experience in areas of language skills, computer, interview and personality development & presentation skills to the South Asian community.
 
Other Activities
The Club extended support to several other organizations. Among these include Sri Chakra International, Burmese Refugee Community of New York, Nassau County Domestic Violence and Child Abuse and Camp-Pa-Qua.
 
As part of our club’s community education and awareness programs, we invite speakers on diverse subjects from legal issues to benefit community businesses, real estate and mortgage market, estate planning and financial planning matters that benefit the community.
 
Our Rotarians do enjoy social activities and hosts networking events for the local business community. Our members actually think that it is a great social time before and after every meeting.
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