WELCOME -To Rotary in Great Harwood and Rishton We are a local group of people who have fun and raise money for local and International good causes SCROLL to see what we do
WRAP-UP LANCASHIRE 2019
The 2019 campaign to collect coats for those in need starts on Monday 7th October. Coats can be taken to the old Police Station on Hesketh Street in Great Harwood BB6 7DW (See details) or donated to a number of shops which we will add on here soon.details
In ROTAKIDS we aim to inspire and motivate our young people, to explore their talents and achieve their potential, by involving them in challenging and stimulating projects, in school, in communities at home and around the world.details
Our club is very busy and we welcome new members to share our activities. You are always made very welcome. Click onto DETAILS and then onto the pictures below to see a sample of what we do. We also have some videos which show what we do in the UK.details
THE ROTARY FOUNDATION
The Rotary Foundation is our Charity within Rotary and its aim is to give grants to clubs who use the money to fund projects around the world. The motto is: 'Doing good in the World' The funding comes entirely from members donationsdetails
ROTARY TREE PLANTING CHALLENGE
Rotary International challenged every club throughout the world to plant one tree for each Rotarian in commemoration of Earth Day in April. Here in Great Harwood and Rishton we have planted 30 trees in the grounds of the local NHS Centredetails
BBC DIY SOS BIG BUILD
The BBC Big Build team are in Blackburn converting an early 18 century Church Hall into accomodation for 16 to 18 year old homeless young people and Rotary are there doing anything they can to help.details
ROTARY in Great Harwood and Rishton was founded in 1946.
We are part of an International organisation of around 1.2 million members in 200 countries worldwide.
England is divided into districts and in the Lancashire and Cumbria district there are 78 clubs.
Here in Hyndburn there are 3 Rotary clubs and we all share the same values:
We have FUN working on local and international projects that improve the lives of people, create access to education and promote peace.
Rotary Clubs are at our heart
they bring together dedicated individuals to exchange ideas, build relationships, and take action.
supports Rotary clubs worldwide, coordinating global programs, campaigns, and initiatives.
The Rotary Foundation
uses generous donations to fund projects by Rotarians and our partners in communities around the world.
As a nonprofit fund, all of the Foundation's funding comes from voluntary contributions made by Rotarians and friends who share our vision of a better world.
Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.