The Rotary Charity (Foundation)
The Rotary Foundation started "End polio now" and has almost eliminated polio throughout the world. Also it provided Pershore Rotary with grants for many of our overseas projects.
We welcome new members especuially if they want to help in our work at home and overseas.
We contribute to the Rotary Foundation.
In return the Rotary Foundation offers us participation in Foundation programmes and training so we can learn to take on new challenges and responsibilities.
We can apply for for matching District or Global Grants to support our projects , thus increasing the amounts we can raise for worthy projects.
"Purple for Polio" Eradicating polio from the whole world was the brainchild of Rotary Foundation.
Every pound raised for "purple for polio" sent to Rotary Foundation is matched with two pounds from the "Bill Gates Foundation" in the global attempt to eradicate polio for the entire world.