Help Meet the Challenge - Poster

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Poster to assist clubs with the "Thanks for Life" campaign

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Help Meet the Challenge - Poster

  1. 1. H e l p M e e t The Challenge Photograph courtesy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded Rotary International a $100 million grant for polio eradication in 2007 and an additional $255 million grant in 2009. Rotarians must raise matching funds to meet the $200 million challenge by June 30, 2012. The resulting $555 million will directly support immunisation campaigns in countries where polio continues to infect and paralyse children. By the As long as polio threatens even one child anywhere in the world, children everywhere remain at risk. time the world is certified polio-free, Rotary will have contributed more than $1.2 billion to the The UK Houses of Parliament were illuminated with eradication effort. the Rotary End Polio Now message as part of the Rotary Day celbrations on February 23, 2009. Rotarians world-wide are taking part in a wide range of fund-raising activities to meet the challenge. Photograph by Jean-Mark Giboux Rotary International in Great Britian and Ireland www.thanksforlife.org

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