Heart of England Rotary
The District brings together 64 Clubs and some 1,650 Rotarians in an area centred on Birmingham and the West Midlands and including parts of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire. From Lichfield in the North to Shipston-on-Stour in the South, from Rugby in the East to Bewdley in the West we serve those multi-racial communities which are truly at England's heart.
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"Diaster Aid USA is deploying to Oklahoma to help the survivors of this horrific F-4 tornado. At this time we know whole communities have been wiped out and at least 51 dead with school children among the them, as two schools were totally destroyed. Response Team members from Louisiana and Texas are preparing to leave for affected towns. During hurricane Isaac the team provided water filtration systems, debris removal, mental health counseling, ham radio access and incident command support. Please donate to any amount to help our team help the survivors and first responders." http://www.disasteraidusa.com/2013/05/team-dausa-delpoys-to-oklahoma-dis...
Things are looking good for the '2CR', Rotary District 1060 'Heart of England' will have 56 'runners' from and representing 41 Rotary Clubs from within the District all being sponsored and raising funds for the Rotary Wheel Appeal. Please give generously. See my 'giving' website.
Who can resist such a fun challenge? Go on! Give it a go!
Team building is given a whole new dimension with this additional challenge to raise sponsorship for a charity of the team's choosing.
Emblazon your Company logo on the side of your victorious raft.
Show the others which is the best pub in town.
Build the Fastest Raft, the fastest girls' Raft, the most Innovative Raft, or win the Shield for most sponsorship raised.
This is a rare chance to enjoy a seriously fun-day on the river.
Ninety-seven bikes were delivered to the Bike Shed at Tetbury to be prepared for shipment to Africa.
There were three from RC Handsworth, twelve from RC Edgbaston Convention, one from Birmingham and eighty-one from the King Edward VI Five Ways Interact Club. Handsworth, Edgbaston Convention and Birmingham clubs also donated a total of over £430 to support the transport of the bikes.
The World Health Organization estimates that almost one-tenth of global diseases could be prevented by improving the water supply, sanitation, hygiene, and the management of water resources.
The citizens of Patari, a village in Uttar Pradesh, are among 25 million people in India alone who suffer the consequences of fluorosis, an irreversible condition caused by elevated levels of fluoride in drinking water. The painful effects of fluorosis can include bone deformities, calcification of ligaments and tendons, and abnormal bone density.
ShelterBox tents are en route to help displaced families in Mashkail, an area in Balochistan Province in south-western Pakistan that has been the most affected by a 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which hit inside southern Iran near the Pakistan border on 16 April.
The violent tremors flattened much of Mashkail and the surrounding region including houses and shops. Media reports are saying national relief efforts have been delayed due to the isolation of the area.
The Food and Agriculture Organization reports that an alarming 870 million people around the world do not have sufficient access to food. Malnutrition is the largest single contributor to disease, according to the UN's Standing Committee on Nutrition. How can our vast Rotary community help alleviate one of the world's most pressing needs? It’s time to take action and join the global fight against hunger and malnutrition!
Join us for a 60-minute webinar to learn how your club and district can develop or expand sustainable projects to help reduce hunger and malnutrition in communities most in need of assistance.