Posted by Bob Ruehl on May 19, 2021
Here is the latest Rotary Review - a roundup of Rotary news.
Doing their part to support vaccination efforts
Rotary and Rotaract members in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, have been volunteering at the region’s largest vaccination center, a multi-rink hockey center, helping to immunize hundreds of people a day. The clubs have also been feeding families in need. Following their lead, Rotarians in Coburg and other cities in Ontario have been working to set up vaccination centers and recruit volunteers in partnership with health officials. Read more.
This week's stories
Day in the life of a vaccination volunteer
Rotary members around the world have been responding to the call to work with local health organizations to support vaccination clinics in their communities. Jill Johnson, a member of the Rotary International communications team, knew it was the “right thing” to do, as well. She spent a recent Friday afternoon volunteering at a vaccination clinic in her town and shared her experience on Rotary Voices
Celebrate Youth Service Month virtually
Youth Service Month is a special time in Rotary. Throughout May, members of Rotary clubs, Rotaract, Interact, and those involved in Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) and Rotary Youth Exchange celebrate the opportunities Rotary provides youth to connect, grow through service, develop leadership skills, mentor or be mentored, and have fun. Learn more
Measuring our impact
Last December, for the 13th year in a row, The Rotary Foundation received a four-star rating, the highest possible, from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the United States. Recently, Charity Navigator is augmenting its processes to also assess the impact of nonprofits. Learn more about the changes
Survey to be part of DEI assessment
Rotary has engaged professional advisors to help us assess and better understand how DEI is perceived and experienced by Rotary members across the globe. As part of this process, we will review our policies and procedures, conduct interviews with Rotary leadership, and survey our members. Learn more
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