• Rotary sets Guinness record

    Rotary finishes the ‘World’s Biggest Commercial’ campaign with more than 115,000 supporters from 172 countries adding their photo to help end polio.

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One of the greatest assets in the fight to end polio is the commitment of supporters around the globe. Share your story with Rotary for an opportunity to be featured on EndPolioNow.org.

Rotary members conquer Kilimanjaro for polio eradication

January 26, 2015

Carole Kimutai and 38 volunteers climbed Mount Kilimanjaro over a four-day period to raise funds for the eradication of polio. The team raised over US$32,000.

Rotary releases US$34.8 million to end polio worldwide

January 20, 2015

The fight to eradicate polio gets an additional $34.8 million boost from Rotary in support of immunization activities and research to be carried out by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.

Rotary supports our polio heroes

January 12, 2015

In 2000, Rotary supported the creation of the Polio Eradication Heroes Fund (later renamed the Bob Keegan Polio Eradication Heroes Fund), administered by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation, which supports volunteers who have been injured or killed during polio eradication activities. Read more about the origins of the Fund and why our volunteers are so important.

German Rotary members ride to help end polio

January 7, 2015

Marie-Nicole Hazebrouck joined 526 cyclists on an epic bicycle ride organized by German Rotary members last May. The cyclists went on a 22-mile trek to Frankfurt that raised nearly US$3 million to help end polio and promote children’s health. Read Hazebrouck’s experience with the ride and being a member in a Frankfurt Rotary club.

2014 Year-in-Review

December 31, 2014

We only have one percent left to go in the fight to end polio for good. As we look back on 2014, we have made tremendous progress in the fight to end polio. Review all of the major milestones that we reached in the last year.