Rotary Rotorua Sunrise is proud to take part in many international projects, helping people across the globe.
ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity that delivers emergency shelter, warmth and dignity to people affected by disaster worldwide. It was launched in April 2000, and the first boxes sent to India in January 2001. Now, ShelterBox has become one of the most effective aid agencies in the world.
St Judes is a school in Tanzania, fighting poverty through education. Rotary Rotorua Sunrise holds friendship gatherings throughout the year, with proceeds raised going to St Jude’s. The mission of The School of St Jude is to educate disadvantaged, bright students from the Arusha municipality to become moral and intellectual leaders in Tanzania, and for St Jude’s to thereby demonstrate educational leadership in Tanzania.
This is an opportunity through your local Rotary Club, wherever you are in the world, to raise funds to eradicate Polio, raise the profile of Rotary in your Community, encourage people to swim for health and fitness and be part of the world’s biggest 1 day swimming event. The aim is to get as many people swimming at events around the world each February and raise sponsorship for their efforts. All funds raised will go to Rotary International Polio Campaign and other charities via your normal club channels.