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Milestone: Taking on polio

Sequim Sunrise Rotary president Mike McAleer and Rotary Foundation chairman Jon Jack. - Submitted photo
Sequim Sunrise Rotary president Mike McAleer and Rotary Foundation chairman Jon Jack.
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Sequim Sunrise Rotary members recently donated $1,820 to Rotary’s global polio eradication effort. A partnership with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation matched this amount two-to-one, bringing the equivalent raised to $5,460.

Rotary and its partners have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children, mobilized public support for ending polio, contributed more than $1 billion to the global polio eradication effort and helped solicit financial support from donor governments resulting in more than $9 billion in contributions.

 

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