Walk for Life, Myanmar
Norwood Christmas Pageant
Purple House Art Auction
End Polio Now Ute Relay
Rotary is SO CLOSE to eradicating Polio from our Planet

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Walk for Life, Myanmar

Dr.Paul Wade makes regular visits to Myanmar to help set up and operate clinics for the treatment of club foot.

Norwood Christmas Pageant

For over 20 years, Rotary Norwood has assisted in the running of the Norwood Christmas Pageant.

Purple House Art Auction

The Purple House, and the APY Art Centre Collective invite you to a major fine art auction to raise funds to secure a Dialysis

End Polio Now Ute Relay

Rotary International has partnered with the World Health Organisation, UNICEF, The Centres for Disease Control and the Bill and Melinda...

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Polio Eradication - We're Getting Close...

End Polio

Rotary International -  Polio vaccination
Historic Bonsecours Market in Old Montréal is illuminated with "En finir avel la polio" (End Polio Now).

Rotary, along with , has reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent worldwide since our first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979. We are close to eradicating polio, but we need your help. Whether you have a few minutes or a few hours, here are some ways to make a global impact and protect children against polio forever.


Rotarians have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children against polio in 122 countries. For as little as $0.60, a child can be protected against this crippling disease for life.

Your gift to the PolioPlus Fund is eligible for  recognition. You can maximize support for polio eradication within your club and your community by organizing a fundraiser. .

Build awareness

Help get the word out about our efforts to fight polio.

Become an advocate

Make sure policymakers know how important it is to eliminate polio. You can:

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1988 Progress to End Polio 1988
2012 Progress to End Polio 2012


Thank You Rotary