Rotary club of The Historic Triangle
celebrates United Way's 2015 Day of Caring
Williamsburg, VA. Sept. 18, 2015 - The Rotary Club of The Historic Triangle celebrated United Way's 2015 Day of Caring by joining the hundreds of volunteers who came out to support local projects and organizations.
Rotary, a global network of community volunteers, is one of the largest and most influential international humanitarian service organizations worldwide. Founded in Chicago on February 23, 1905, today over 1.2 million members belong to 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.
Rotary members, as volunteers, conduct projects to address today's humanitarian challenges, including illiteracy, disease, hunger, poverty, lack of clean water, and environmental concerns while encouraging high standards in all vocations. Rotary members strive to build goodwill and peace, and provide humanitarian service in their communities and throughout the world.
Rotary clubs have often celebrated the day by participating in service projects including conducting free dental clinics for senior and low-income individuals, mentoring youth, and raising funds for polio eradication efforts. This year The Rotary Club of The Historic Triangle joined United Way's Day of Caring in supporting Dream Catchers of Williamsburg. Dream Catchers provides therapeutic services to special needs children and adults in our community.
Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world's most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members of more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work improves lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world. For more information, visit Rotary.org.
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