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.
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.