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Service News - April 2021

Welcome to Rotary GB&I Service News, bringing you the latest updates from the national Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland Service Teams.

This communication is sent to all members each month, and contains links through to individual monthly service team newsletters, which are sent to relevant district officers.

This will allow you to access key information across a range of areas in one place.

Foundation Team

Items include:
  • Paul Harris Fellowship recognitions - Why not recognise non-Rotarians who have supported their communities through these difficult times with PHFs? 
  • Rotary Foundation UK donations - There is still time to make donations before the end of the 2020/21 year. To find out more about the deadlines please click here.
  • Global Grant project - clear vision through eye care - Dr Mukunda Chidrawa from Walsall Rotary discusses his clubs global grant project.
Read Foundation Newsletter

Humanitarian Service Team

Items include:

  • Rotary GB&I and CarersUK - Would you like to become a Rotary GB&I and CarersUK ambassador? Read the RotaryGB&I/CarersUK Newsletter HERE, to hear stories from our ambassadors. 
  • Rotary and the Stroke Association - Click HERE to read an update about our partnership with the Stroke Association, including the Know Your Blood Pressure events.
  • NHS, Social Care & Frontline Workers Day - July 5th is the anniversary of the birth of the NHS in 1948 and it is hoped that this may become an annual event.
  • Literacy in a Box - a project designed to give orphans and the children of desperately poor families around the world a ‘Better life through Education’.
  • Myanmar - The violence in Myanmar is forcing people to flee their homes to over populated refugee camps. The situation has been worsened by a fire at a refugee camp at Cox’s Bazaar. It is possible to donate to this emergency through GlobalGiving. Please click HERE 
Read Humanitarian Service Newsletter


Items include:
  • Success with new members and new clubs - Many prospective Rotarians are being converted and inducted in virtual meetings as well as several new clubs being formed despite all the restrictions.
  • Planning during uncertainty - Let us learn the lessons of the new clubs that have chartered this past year and develop that club model in each District.
  • Online Health Check - This was developed, using the original RI model, to support clubs differently in response to the lockdown.
Read Membership Newsletter

Public Image Team

Items include:
  • Volunteer Expo - With less than a month to go until Volunteer Expo Online, we hope you’re excited and have booked your free tickets! There is still time to sign up if you haven't already.
  • Be a brand ambassador for Rotary - Find out the ways to be a brand ambassador in your club or district.
  • Guide to hosting Zoom & Hybrid meetings - Mitty Chang has taken some of the most commonly asked questions about technology and club culture, and written guides and resources in the hope that it may help other Rotarians grow Rotary.
Read Public Image Newsletter

25 FREE workshops for Volunteer Expo online!


Volunteer Expo Online is bringing an programme to you, with a packed line up of informative workshop sessions on a variety of topics.


This is a brilliant opportunity to delve deeper into a cause you care about, or learn something new as part of the UK’s new, national volunteering show – hosted by Rotary!

View Workshops
Book Tickets

Date: Sunday 18th April 2021

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