Rotary is a worldwide organization of approximately 1.2 million Rotarians that are members of more than 33,000 clubs in more than 200 countries. The worldwide organisation is over 100 years old and, since its humble beginnings in Chicago in 1905, is internationally renowned for improving the lives of millions of people in local communities and around the world.
Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) has over 55,000 members in 1,855 clubs. It is an integral part of Rotary International, the world's first service organisation.
Rotary is non-
In local communities alone, each club raises tens of thousands of pounds for community projects and local charities, often more.
Members also volunteer their time: supervising community events, running a host of projects aimed at promoting and assisting, local and national, charities
Although Rotary clubs develop autonomous service programs, all Rotarians worldwide
are united in world-
By combining their skills and resources, members of Rotary are able to make a real contribution to the lives of others. If you like helping others, here is your chance to do something worthwhile and make a real difference!