Rotary members have played an invaluable decades-long role in the effort to rid Africa of wild polio. The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially certified that the Africa region is now free from wild poliovirus, signifying a major milestone in the battle to eradicate the disease worldwide. See details on the RIBI website.
And here Rotary's contribution is recognised in Parlament.
Here we see Andy Miller on the left receiving a certificate from the District Governor Jonathan King in recognition of the club’s significant financial contribution for the eradication of Polio worldwide.
Music for Everyone concert contributes £3,600 to polio eradication
This years' Music for Everyone Concert raised £1,200. That's £3600 with 2 for 1 matching funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
more Rotary’s newest Area of Focus is preserving the planet and its resources. And in this context, we were particularly pleased to invite Ian Hawker, who leads on the topic for U3A, to talk to the club about Climate Change at our meeting on 13 July. DRAFT
more Thanks to all the supporters of Rudolph 2022, eight 5.5kW generators have been purchased and now delivered to fellow Rotarians in Lviv ready for distribution to the neediest cases. And thanks again to Scott Stones (2nd right) who made the delivery.
more This year’s International Night, on 24 February at the Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club, was a great evening for all and a tremendous fundraiser. The £3,500 raised will provide new limbs for over 60 people in India and neighbouring countries.
more International Night is always a major fundraising event in the club’s calendar. This year we raised over £2,000 for Global Sight Solutions.
more Rotary reaching out around the world with international support
more Felixstowe Rotary Club is proud to support the "Mercy Ships" initiative through its donations to Rotary Foundation
more This year’s International Night on Thursday 27 February raised money for “Send a Cow” to Africa and the Nourish Orphanage in Tanzania. It was a good evening in aid of a very worthy cause.
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