End Polio Now



ROTARY AND POLIO

When Rotary began the fight in 1985 Polio affected 350,000 people, mostly children, in 125 countries every year. Since then, Polio cases have dropped by more than 99%.

Rotary International has contributed $1.3 billion and countless volunteer hours to protect more than two billion children.

After nearly 30 years the Global Polio eradication initiative stands on the brink of history by making Polio only the second human disease, after smallpox, to be stopped forever.

WHY POLIO ERADICATION MATTERS

No child anywhere in the world will have to suffer from this completely preventable disease. It only costs 40 pence to protect a child against Polio for life.

Rotarys chief role is fundraising and mobilising volunteers. 

Every pound Rotary raises will be matched 2 to 1 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

WE CAN END POLIO NOW.

DONT MISS THIS MOMENT IN HISTORY. 

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John Baker collecting for Marie Curie

The Rotary Club of Minehead were pleased to continue their help to the Marie Curie charity at their fundraising event at Morrisons Supermarket over the week-end. The club provided 10 collectors who joined local volunteers and members of the Lions to provi

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President elect Angela and her team

In aid of the Minehead Museum

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Charity Walk - challenge between District 1175 and District 1200

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Rotarians Mollie & Geoff on car parking duties

Club members have supported the Vaccination centre at the Minehead Community Hospital on Saturdays & Tuesdays

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President Colin White with the three young winners

Presentation of awards for Young Writer and Young Photographers

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