Purple for Polio

on 13 April 2017.

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For over 30 years the eradication of polio has been the main humanitarian focus of Rotary Worldwide. The number of polio endemic countries has dropped from 125 to 3 and over 2.5 billion children have received vaccinations thanks to Rotary with help from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Rotary's latest campaign, Purple4Polio is designed to bring together communities across Britain and engage in this final push to eradicate polio for good. You can do your bit by purchasing a jar of plum jam made specially by and when you have eaten the contents, fill it with coins and bring it back. Jars of Tiptree jam are available from Fare Wise Travel or the next meeting of the Rotary Club on Tuesday, 18th April at The Three Swans from 12.45pm.

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