By Rotary Service and Engagement Staff 400 million people in the world can’t afford or don’t have access to basic health care resulting in misery, pain, and poverty. Which is why Rotary members are devoted to fighting and preventing diseases. From setting up temporary clinics, blood donation centers, and training facilities in underserved communities to … More Celebrating Rotary’s commitment to creating a healthier world
By Past RI Director Peter Offer, Disease Prevention and Treatment Presidential Peacebuilding Conference Host Organizing Committee Chair Dear friends, On behalf of the Disease Prevention and Treatment Presidential Peacebuilding Conference organizers, I invite you to join us in Coventry, the City of Peace and Reconciliation, the weekend of 24 February. Join the Rotary family, young … More Gain inspiration at the Disease Prevention and Treatment Presidential Peacebuilding Conference
By Past District Governor Una Hobday, Chair of Food Plant Solutions Rotarian Action Group Did you know that recent statistics show that every minute approximately five children, under the age of five, dies from malnutrition? Every time I read this, I find it hard to comprehend. As Chair of the Food Plant Solutions Rotarian Action … More World Food Day 2017: Every Child Matters
By Rotary Service and Engagement staff While we join Rotary for many varied reasons, we remain part of the family because of the value it adds to our lives. However we choose to serve, we do so because we know our service makes a difference in the lives of others and we remain engaged largely … More How are you Making a Difference?
By Azka Asif, Rotary Service Connections Staff Service to humanity has been the cornerstone of Rotary since its earliest days, and has been its main purpose ever since. RI President John F. Germ believes no other organization effectively brings together committed, capable professionals in a wide variety of fields, and enables them to achieve … More How will you celebrate Rotary and our service to humanity?
By Cate Sauer, Rotary Programs staff Rotary’s distinguishing attributes include our dedication to honoring our history while continuing to evolve with modern advancements, respond to new trends, and capitalize off innovative opportunities. One of our long-standing traditions includes the RI President’s annual Presidential Citation, an inspirational roadmap of goals which guide our club and district … More Presidential Citation celebrates vibrant clubs
By Rotary Programs staff Rotary has become a global leader in helping address some of the world’s most critical and widespread humanitarian needs. To highlight Rotary’s work in the areas of focus, RI President K.R. Ravindran and The Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith are jointly convening a series of presidential conferences during the 2015-16 Rotary year. Between January … More 2016 Presidential Conferences to highlight Rotary’s areas of focus
By Ellina Kushnir, RI Programs staff RI President K.R. Ravindran challenges us to use our gifts – talents, knowledge, abilities, and efforts – to make a genuine impact through fellowship and service activities. Through our Rotary network, we have access to many resources to plan projects using our skills, expertise, and passions to improve communities … More How will you Be a Gift to the World this year?
By Ellina Kushnir, RI Programs staff Over the past year, we expanded our impact by inviting the community to learn about our good work as we celebrated our accomplishments through a variety of community engagements. More than 400 clubs and districts around the world heeded President Gary C.K. Huang’s call to Light Up Rotary through unique Rotary Day events. … More Celebrating our accomplishments through Rotary Days
By Ellina Kushnir, RI staff Since 1 July, thousands of Rotary members across the world have honored President Gary C.K. Huang’s call to Light Up Rotary through unique Rotary Day events in their local communities. These events range from family carnivals, to service projects at food pantries, to environmental projects, to pet-friendly events and more! … More Rotary Days light up communities around the world