The Great Rotary Hot Chili Pepper Challenge
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Where does the money go? All proceeds benefit these charitable organizations.

Participating charities are nominated by local Rotary Clubs. The Chili Pepper Challenge will match your donation two-to-one if you designate a charity or club. When you make your donation, enter a hashtag in the “Notes” field on Paypal or in the memo line of your check. (Sample: #spicy________)


Tri-City Rotary Clinic is a fund that provides help with medical services for people in need. Referral partnerships with Washington Hospital, Haller’s Pharmacy, and Sunrise Rotary Village identify opportunities to serve. (Fremont Morning Rotary Club. Use hashtag #spicyrotaryclinic.)

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. (Fremont Rotary Club. Use hashtag #spicyarmy.)


LIFE ElderCare’s mission is to empower seniors to live with independence and interdependence by nourishing mind, body, and spirit. It offers free, simple and important services, like Meals on Wheels, for seniors who prefer to live at home. (Niles Rotary Club. Use hashtag #spicyeldercare.)

New Haven Schools Foundation provides college scholarships and teacher grants for classroom and enrichment programs. Its goal is to develop and empower students to be productive, responsible and successful by creating opportunities for a rich educational experience. (FUN Sunset Rotary Club. Use hashtag #spicyschools.)

Interact is Rotary’s service club for young people ages 12 to 18. In the Tri-Cities, each of our local high schools host an Interact Club, and they work together to select a charity to support through fundraising. The decision will be made this fall, and donations will go toward that charity. (Interact Clubs, #spicyinteract.)

The Washington Township Museum of Local History preserves Southern Alameda County memories, documents, artifacts, and structures from the past and shares them with present and future generations. It offers tours of local historical sites and collects and publishes historical information. (Mission San Jose and Newark Rotary Clubs, #spicymuseum.)



Clubs in Fremont, Newark, and Union City work together to support community service projects around the globe. Together, we make a greater impact on international understanding and goodwill through service, WCSC reflects the heart of Rotary and provides challenging and rewarding opportunities to serve others. (No hashtag….general funds raised from the campaign will go towards supporting this good work.  Use #spicywcsc just for fun!)