Difference Maker Projects

Supporting what matters to our members

Each member of Royal Neighbors has the opportunity to carry-out a Difference Maker project that makes a positive social impact.

Projects completed by our members

Hundreds of members like you have used the Difference Maker Fund to make a difference in their community. From large groups to family projects, you will see how our members are turning their passion into action.

We each have a talent to share—whether it’s sewing, cooking, building, organizing, fund-raising, and more—we are proud to support the volunteer spirit of our members.

Ready to share your talents with your neighborhood? Apply today!

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    Blown Away by Support

    Difference Maker Fund
    Feb 19, 2020
    Making a difference can be as simple as passing along a tissue. Royal Neighbors Member Lindsay Keltch decided to pass along hundreds to her local high school.
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    5 Ways to Use DMF This Holiday Season

    Difference Maker Fund
    Oct 14, 2019
    Amidst the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it can be hard to think outside the list of gifts that need to be purchased, parties that need to be attended, and finding time to still enjoy this time of year.
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  • Little Free Library

    Little Free Library

    Difference Maker Fund
    Jul 29, 2019
    Elizabeth Spaunhorst and her grandson Wesley worked together to recruit 14 youth volunteers to build “Little Free Libraries” to share with their community.
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  • Christian Youth Camp Supper

    Christian Youth Camp Supper

    Difference Maker Fund
    Jul 28, 2019
    Annette Smith and her fellow volunteers wanted to help keep the cost of summer camp low for children of a local church in rural Iowa.
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  • Hippotherapy

    Hippotherapy Summer Camp

    Difference Maker Fund
    Jul 20, 2019
    Courtney Young had been volunteering at Promise Ranch for several months when she decided she would like to implement a plan of her own.
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    Totes Bring Chapters Together

    Difference Maker Fund
    Jun 15, 2019
    Barb Detra of Chapter 2648 brought together chapter members from multiple Royal Neighbors Chapters in her community to complete a project to provide much-needed supplies to a local women’s shelter.
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  • UNITA Food Giveaway

    UNITA Food Giveaway

    Difference Maker Fund
    Jun 1, 2019
    Betty Knox noticed an increase in homelessness in her community and wanted to help make a difference by sharing positivity and a helping hand to those in need.
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  • Community Canvas

    Community Canvas

    Difference Maker Fund
    May 1, 2019
    Kaleann Waterman hosted a community painting party to fund-raise for March of Dimes.
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    High School Band Fund-raiser

    Difference Maker Fund
    Nov 17, 2018
    Royal Neighbors member Dawn Marie Brooks Gass wanted to help raise funds for a high school band in her community to compete in a competition in New York during May of 2019.
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