Judy Bradshaw of SBPusa.org spoke to the Rotary Club of LaPlace at our meeting on December 27, 2016. SBPusa is a non-profit organization which conducts housing restoration for victims of natural disasters using charitable donations, Americorp workers, and volunteer workers to restore the houses. SBP is working with several Rotary Clubs in the area to direct volunteer efforts by Rotary in conjunction with Rotary's 100 Days of Service. The Rotary's 100 Days of Service will take place from January 1, 2017,to April 10, 2017, in celebration of the 100 Year anniversary of the International Rotary Foundation,

The Rotary Foundation is the $1 billion charitable arm of Rotary International, the oldest, largest, and by all accounts, most effective service organization in the world. It funds numerous service projects every year in southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi.  To mark the centennial, Rotary aims to raise $300 million by July 2017 for its campaign to eradicate polio and for other essential services in communities around the world.