Please read the following note and the attached Polio Flyer which gives us five good reasons to eradicate Polio. To do this Rotary needs your help. 
I have today donated $100 to Polio and I challenge the members of District 9920 to do likewise.
Every $100 donated is matched 2 to 1 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and becomes $300 and the Gates Foundation has committed support up to $50 million per year for the next three years.
And before you read anymore remember that your $100 donation qualifies for a 33% tax rebate! So your net $67 donation generates $300 which is a great return as the global investment in a Polio Free World will reach $40 to $50 billion within the next 20 years.
Select one of the three easy ways to donate –
·           Direct to Peter Wilcocks, District Rotary Foundation Administrator,
            ph. 027 285 1763
            Internet banking account 02-0256-0333474-00. Confirm by email to           pdmwilcock@gmail.com
·           Clubs with Central Billing can collect the donations from their members, and forward      the list of members who donated and one payment from the Club to Peter Wilcocks,     see 1 above.
·           At District Conference donate by cash or credit card – forms for receipts will be available.
This email has the full support of DG Ingrid Waugh who has also made her $100 donation.
Finally, I wish to personally thank you for your support for this District Giving Challenge.
Willard Martin
D9920 District Foundation Chair 2016-2019
Treasurer – Rotary Club of Ellerslie Sunrise 2015-2019
D9920 District Finance and Administration Committee
D9920 District Governor 2013-2014
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