Camryn Nicole Murgatroyd
  • Camryn Nicole Murgatroyd of Ohio is our first ever spotlight child of the month. Camryn was born in December of 2003 with microcephaly which caused cerebral palsy and epilepsy. Camryn has lived her life to the fullest without being able to walk, talk or see well.
  • read her story »
  • Chase Owen DiGiovanni was added May of 2013. This happy little guy was diagnosed with Niemann-Pick C Disease and is the driving force behind Chase the Cure Inc.
  • read his story »
June Spotlight Child
  • Jess Holdheide is a 4 year old girl with Down's Syndrome(Trisomy 21), partial hearing loss, partial vision loss, and EndocarioCushion Defect.
  • read her story »
May Spotlight Child

All Our Spotlight Kids

Read Their Stories

Camryn Nicole Murgatroyd


Jess Holdheide

Chase Owen DiGiovanni (Also visit his web site: Chase the Cure)


What is the Sunshine Project?

How one child started a fight for other children in need

The New Bremen – New Knoxville Rotary Club Sunshine Project provides educational and support resources to special needs children and their families as well as medical equipment support.


The Sunshine Project was created in honor of Camryn Murgatroyd who inspired hundreds around the country with her smile and fighting spirit. Camryn is the face of microcephaly,cerebral palsy, and epilepsy. Thank you Camryn for your fight and inspiration.


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New Bremen - New Knoxville, Ohio Rotary Club

What we do

What would it take to change the world? Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.


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The smile of a special needs child will change your heart and life forever.


Support Oliver In His Battle With Dravet Syndrome

oliver-01-90x131px.jpgAs parents we always try to provide the best for our children and make sure that they are safe at all times. There are times when we need a little extra help though. I want to tell you about a sweet little boy named Oliver that needs our help.



2nd Annual Sunshine Project 5k Run/Walk

Run/Walk for special needs children, Saturday, May 12, 2012, 9:00am. Proceeds will be donated to the Sunshine Project ADA Handicap Park.



Help Us Build the Sunshine Playground in Bremenfest Park!

This Rotary inspired project will be the only playground for special needs children within a 70-mile radius.  Help us give these kids the chance to play as equals.  These butterfly-shaped aluminum sign panels will be attached to teh fence at the fron of the playground with construction to start in the spring of 2012.



Flame Walk for oliver