Welcome to November 2019.
It is the beginning of many holidays for all of us. We wish Happy Diwali and a Happy Thanksgiving to those who celebrate. November 11th is Veteran's Day. Please thank any one who serves as well as all veteran's. On Veteran's Day the 11th hour, 11th day and the 11th month, is a time for remembrance.
November is Rotary Foundation Month.
Rotary Foundation in 2018 awarded $86,677,399 in funding to 1,306 grants during its fiscal year. Preventing Disease- $35,660,986; Providing Clean Water - $18,761,791; Supporting Education -$10,998,136; Growing local Economies- $10,503,910; Saving Mother's and Children-$7,204,677; Promoting Peace-$3,547,889.
Your donation to the Rotary Foundation funds Global and District Grants. If you are not contributing to the Foundation please see your local club's Foundation Chair. We all benefit from everyone making contributions.
There are 1.2 million Rotarians in 35,000 clubs worldwide that have donated 16 million volunteer hours, received 1,306 Foundation Grants and have immunized 2.5 billion children against polio with funding of Polio Plus.. This is how important the Foundation is to Rotarians. Please support the Foundation.