Polio Plus Fundraiser on October 19

The fight to end polio is a massive effort that Rotary and its partners cannot do alone. Help secure support from governments, non-governmental organizations, corporations and the public. Your support helps ensure that no child will suffer from this crippling disease ever again. Join the Rotary Clubs of Metro & Wall Street New York to Read more about Polio Plus Fundraiser on October 19[…]

Meet the women trying to rid Pakistan – and the world – of polio (LA Times Article)

“Her slender hand sheathed in a black glove, Saira Nizamuddin gathered the fabric of her full-length abaya as she stepped across an alley strewn with rocks and trash. The 19-year-old health worker walked alone, the mid-morning sun pressing down on the dirt streets and soaking into the black fabric covering her from head to toe. Read more about Meet the women trying to rid Pakistan – and the world – of polio (LA Times Article)[…]


In 2005, Razia Jan came up with a dangerous idea: to start a free private school for girls in her native Afghanistan. The Taliban were using extreme violence to keep girls from learning. In 2008, the year she opened the school, terrorists in the country — armed with bombs, poison gas, guns, grenades, and acid Read more about A DANGEROUS IDEA OFFERS HOPE FOR GIRLS IN AFGHANISTAN[…]

A lesson in the power of clean water

Early each morning, the students of Escuela Oficial Rural Mixta in El Tunino, Guatemala, trek down the mountainside on their way to school. They carry the essentials for the day: books, backpacks, and class projects. But one other item they used to haul from home is thankfully absent: a bucket of clean water. The community Read more about A lesson in the power of clean water[…]


10-Jan-2014 NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Petina Dixon-Jenkins, 847-866-3054, petina.dixon-jenkins@rotary.org Humanitarian organization says disabling virus now must be stopped in neighboring Pakistan; as well as Afghanistan and Nigeria EVANSTON, Ill. (10 Jan. 2014) — Rotary members worldwide are celebrating a major milestone in the global effort to eradicate polio: India, until recently an epicenter Read more about ROTARY CELEBRATES INDIA’S THIRD STRAIGHT POLIO-FREE YEAR[…]

Ongoing Sandy Relief

The Rotary Club of Wall Street is pleased to announce that we are supporting the Nazareth Housing as part of our club’s ongoing Lower East Side Hurricane Sandy relief activities with a project that is valued close to US$ 25,000. We will assist Nazareth Housing with updating their aging IT infrastructure by providing new technology Read more about Ongoing Sandy Relief[…]

October 24 – World Polio Day

This Wednesday, October 24th, 2012, we will have a joint event with the Rotary Club of Metro-NYC to commemorate World Polio Day at the Down Town Association (60 Pine Street, dress code business professional) from 6pm to 8pm. All members are asked to check-in at the registration desk upon arrival for attendance tracking purposes. The Read more about October 24 – World Polio Day[…]