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Local Produce Reaches Food Banks
Description: Rotary partners with the Seattle community to connect farmers, volunteers and foodbanks to glean surplus produce and feed hungry families healthy food. They received a National Service Award from AmeriCorps who they’ve partnered with through the AmeriCorps Vista program. Watch to learn more.
  15 Sep 2017   56s 7 168 0
Rotary and Americorps work with Small Farmers in U.S.
Description: Rotary in Seattle partners with farmers, truckers, volunteers and food banks to bring healthy food to hungry families with surplus produce and Rotary in Little Rock, Arkansas partners with HeiferUSA to help low income farmers and entrepreneurs get training and small input resources. Together they are working with Americorp Vistas to increase the capacity for farmers to scale their businesses and give back to the community. Rotary First Harvest has been awarded the 2017 Excellence in AmeriCorps Programming and Service Award for our NCCC Food Bank Farm project. Read more at
  09 Aug 2017   4m1s 21 1135 0
Sam F. Owori - In Memoriam
Description: Rotary International President-elect Sam F. Owori died unexpectedly on 13 July due to complications from surgery. Sam was a member of the Rotary Club Kampala, Uganda, for 38 years.
  21 Jul 2017   2m1s 31 2242 0
Drop to Zero
Description: Over 30 years ago, Rotary made a promise to the world to eradicate polio. When we get there, it will be only the second time that a disease affecting humans has been eradicated. Now we're on the brink of history, thanks to the support of partners like the Gates Foundation. Let's drop to zero. Learn more at
  26 Jun 2017   2m42s 55 72003 0
'The idea of service' -- Sadako Ogata Looks Back
Description: Sadako Ogata, winner of Rotary International’s Alumni Global Service Award for 2016-17, was a Rotary Foundation Fellow in 1951. She went on to have a distinguished career in academia and diplomacy, most prominently as the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees from 1991-2000.
  10 Jul 2017   2m29s 18 689 0
Bernice A. King, CEO of The King Center, keynote remarks
Description: at the 2017 Rotary Presidential Peace Conference in Atlanta
  19 Jun 2017   47m6s 5 429 0
Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General for the United Nations, keynote remarks
Description: at the 2017 Rotary Presidential Peace Conference in Atlanta.
  19 Jun 2017   35m28s 2 433 0
John F. Germ, 2016-17 RI President, opening remarks
  19 Jun 2017   12m30s 7 574 0
Ian Riseley, 2017-18 Rotary President, Peace Conference closing remarks
Description: Closing remarks at the 2017 Presidential Peace Conference in Atlanta, 10 June 2017.
  19 Jun 2017   13m51s 10 1040 0
$1.2 billion closer to ending polio
Description: With polio on the brink of eradication, nations from around the world and key donors pledged more than $1 billion on Monday to energize the global fight to end the paralyzing disease. The historic pledges of new funds at the Rotary Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, will go toward drastically shrinking the $1.5 billion gap in the funding that the partners of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative say is needed to reduce polio cases to zero worldwide.
  16 Jun 2017   1m3s 13 541 0
June 14th - Convention Minute
Description: Highlights from the final day of the 2017 Rotary Convention in Atlanta, including the Centennial birthday party celebrating 100 years of The Rotary Foundation doing good in the world.
  14 Jun 2017   1m26s 5 605 0
One Small Act: A VR Experience
Description: More than 3,000 people watched the debut of Rotary International’s new virtual reality film, “One Small Act,” at the largest simultaneous viewing of a VR film. The film follows the journey of a child whose world has been torn apart by conflict and supports the causes Rotary champions — including polio eradication and peacebuilding. The story evoked strong emotions and sensations from the crowd.
  14 Jun 2017   1m16s 35 33561 0