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Message from the President Rotary Eclub of the Carolinas

A Message Rotary Eclub of the Carolinas President Fellow Rotarian s and Rotary Clubs, Running through Thailand to raise money for polio eradication | Rotary Voices One of our members, Neo LothongKum is conducting a Fundraising event to benefit Polio Plus by running 999K through Thailand beginning Feb. 17th, 2014. We are encouraging our members, […]

We got an email from Bill Gates

Thank you for contacting the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Although we appreciate your commitment to this cause, unfortunately, we are unable to fund your efforts. The foundation makes grants to organizations directly rather than through individual fundraising activities. As you may already know, the foundation’s work stems from our belief that all lives have […]

Bill Gates on Wiping out Polio

Some critics say that ending polio has become Bill Gates’ “white whale.” Why not just settle for the huge drop in polio cases that we’ve seen over the past decade and then spend money on other things that kill so many more kids, like diarrhea and malnutrition? “Polio is special,” Gates tells NPR’s Robert Siegel […]

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