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gift endowment number is E20602
Instructions for contributing to the BOFHEF (Best of Friends Heritage Endowed Fund). This is a named endowment held by the Rotary Foundation and with support to SHARE 7090. It was established in 2022 to recognize and pay tribute to District leadership past, present and future. In addition to accepting outright contributions, you may elect to direct a planned gift in your will, life insurance beneficiary or residual retirement assets to this specific endowment. Please contact your District Foundation Chair for more information on how to do this.  
How to donate to this Endowment today:
  1. You may call in a credit card contribution to the Rotary Support center at 1-866-876-8279
  2. You may mail in a contribution using the global contribution form with Gift Id E20602. Instructions for mailing are at the bottom of the form, based on where you live.
  3. There is an online option for contributing to this endowment 
It is very important that you provide the following information with your contribution:
  • Your Rotary ID number
  • The Gift ID number for this specific Endowment. Gift ID: E20602
  • Indicate your donor country (US or CAD) for correct receipting
The current value of the fund as of 29 February 2024:
Gift Value: $39,307
Market Value: $42,608

Founding Heritage Society Member
(gifts of $1000 or more)
Rotary Club of Amherst South
Rotary Club of Batavia
Rotary Club of Brantford-honouring Vyrt Sisson
Rotary Club of Brantford Sunrise
Rotary Club of Delhi-memory of Karen Oakes
Rotary Club of Dundas Valley Sunrise-recognizing PDG Ralph Montesanto
Rotary Club of Dunkirk-Fredonia -recognizing PDG Nick Norton
Rotary Club of Fonthill- recognizing PDG Frank Adamson
Rotary Club of Lockport
Rotary Club of Niagara Falls
Rotary Club of Norfolk Sunrise- in memory of Karen Oakes, Sue O'Dwyer, Don Emerson and Keith Flexman
Rotary Club of St. Catharines-5 PDG (Rodger Allan, Arthur Beach, Charles Complin,Art Wing, Gerald Wooll)
Rotary Club of Simcoe
Frank Adamson
Lisa Bishop-memory of Karen Oakes
Anne Bermingham
Thie Convery-memory of Karen Oakes
Lynn and George Cornfield-in memory of 2 special Rotarians, Karen Oakes and Sue O'Dwyer
Melissa Schrock-Memory of Jack Amico
RLI District 7090
Club Donations Received Under $1000 to start Fund
Rotary Club Pledges Received
Rotary Club of Akron-Newstead
Rotary Club of Clarence
Rotary Club of Hamilton AM-"Tonic"
Rotary Club of Niagara Falls AM
Rotary Club of St. Catharines Lakeshore
Honoring Rotarians (after established Fund) over $1000
PDG Lisa Bishop
Donations received in living and in memory are as follows 
PDG Rodger Allan
PDG Art Wing 
Rotarian Jacquie Wing
Rotarian Jim  Cunningham                
PDG Marlee Diehl.
PDG John Heise
Rotarian E. Flegg
PDG Rick Sterne 
Rotarian  Jim Cunningham
Rotarian  Jim Cunningham
In honor of Amherst South's DG's:
  Arthur L. Beck            1947-48
  Dr. John D. Scheller  1959-60
  Daniel C. Mitchell      1971-72
  Jay S. Beck                1995-96
  Scott D. Marcin          2023-2024
PDG Marlee Diehl
In Memory of PDG's Karen, John, Jack, and Marlee
PDG Dick Earne
Received After Established Ongoing 
Rotarian Charlie Conlin 
Roger Johnston
Amy Trawinski-Marcin