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Rotary Club of Manchester - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

Disaster Aid UK & Ireland

Mission is 1.respond to disasters with the supply of humanitarian aid to the affected communities and/or individuals. 2.work in partnership on humanitarian projects funded by other organisations including Rotary clubs and Rotary districts.


Chocolate Workshop to raise funds for WOW Water Charity

We learnt about New Koforidua and Ghana and cocoa, had a light picnic lunch, make chocolate, and were away by 2pm. The workshop donation was £25 per person including the lunch.


Arndale Xmas Collection supported by GMP Male Voice Choir & RC of Stockport Lamplighter Ukelele Band

All proceeds go to Francis House Children's Hospice


Fellowship Evening-Aspire Restaurant , Trafford College

Fellowship at its best!


Francis House Public Open Day

All welcome- 10am - 4pm


Milton Frary - Wheelchair Foundation

Wheelchair Foundation


About us

Welcome to the website of the Rotary Club of Manchester


Since the formation of our club in 1911, we have been helping worthy causes and others who are less fortunate;

Guided by the Rotary Maxim of "Service above Self "

The club actively supports the Rotary End Polio Now  campaign and the Disaster Aid UK campaigns. We also support the Christie Hospital , Francis House Children's Hospice , The Stroke Association , Narrowgate Homeless Shelter & Pettypool Oudoor Activity Centre  -amongst others.

We welcome new members interested in having fun while "Giving Something Back " to the community. Fresh ideas and enthusiasm are the lifeblood of any organisation.



UK Rotarians have been challenged to raise £1 million for Polio Eradication through the generous gift of 50,000 jars of jam.


The idea is simple – you buy a pot of jam from your Foundation representative (Bill Laidlaw) for £2. You then fill it with coins and give him it back. It is expected that the jar will take about £20. However since the £ Coin is going to be withdrawn this year it has been pointed out that the simple solution is to let Bill have £20 by paper money or cheque.


YOUR MONEY WILL MULTIPLY!!  For each £1 you give Bill Gates will give £2. Thus the £1 million UK target could  become £ 3 million.




Give Bill a ring and collect your jam jar. Soonest possible – we want to complete the exercise by end June.

 PS. Taxpayers can contribute even more by completing a Gift Aid form. Visit rotarygbi.org/gift-aid.                  






Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Martin Judd -President RC of Manchester Trailblazers

Thursday 22nd February 12.30

Martin Judd -President RC of Manchester Trailblazers

"My Vision for the future of Rotary"
Hear from the youngest President in Rotary

Thursday 8th March 12.30

Lord Mayor of Manchester- Cllr Eddy Newman

Will give his address to the Rotary Club of Manchester

Chris Larkin, Stroke Support Director for the North of England, Stroke Association

Thursday 15th March 12.30

Chris Larkin, Stroke Support Director for the North of England, Stroke Association

'Latest developments in stroke care and the role of the Stroke Association'

future events completed calendar district events local events

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Rotary supporting young people

Rotary on the brink of polio history

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge Street, Manchester, We meet on Thursdays at 1230
Manchester Hall, 36 Bridge Street, Manchester, M3 3BT  0161 832 6256

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