2021 Ride To End Polio

Rotary District 6000 has challenged each club in the district to reach 100% participation in this year's event with a goal of $30 pledged for each Rotarian in the Club.  A club with 30 members, whose pledge of a minimum $30, will be matched $2/$1 by the Gates foundation, changing the total raised from $900 to $2,700.  This amount will provide 3,300 vaccinations to children living in areas where the wild poliovirus still exists.

Beginning in 1985, Rotary's efforts to eradicate the wild virus have eliminated the virus from over 350,000 cases in 125 countries in 1987, to an estimated 445 cases in two countries on October 7, 2020.   

To learn more about the efforts to eradicate the wild poliovirus click on one of the links below.

        Polio Facts

        Historical Timeline