Rotary Club of Stevenage Grange - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.
The Club's Nepal Earthquake Appeal
This public Appeal seeks to raise funds to urgently replace essentiaL equipment,teaching and living aids for young children supported in known child slavery rehabilitation centres in Nepal. Photograph: Pete Pattison/Guardiandetails
What we do internationally
From sending a cow to Africa, to providing dictionaries to Zululand; from supporting disaster relief appeals to helping people in devloping countries regain their sight, the 'Grange' looks to make your donations work effectively for the world community.details
What we do locally
Although a small Club we aim to support a wide range of needs in our community over time.details
Add new dimensions to YOUR life
Enjoy good company, make new friends and associates locally and worldwide. Make a real difference to many in our communities through Rotary International, here in Stevenage ...
The Club is part of the wider family of Rotary International (RI), a global community of like minded men and women like you with some 1.2m members in over 200 countries. Our motto is Service above self. The Rotary family also embraces ...
- Rotakids clubs (7-12 year olds) most are based in UK schools;
- 12,300 Interact Clubs (12-18 year olds) in 133 countries;
- Over 8,000 Rotaract Clubs (18-30 years olds) in 167 countries;
- 7,500 Rotary Community Corps (non-Rotarians working to improve their communities) in 80 countries;
- Inner Wheel, an all female organisation with 100,000+ members in 103 countries.
Whether you are travelling on business, for pleasure or on a Rotary educational youth exchange, if you are part of the family of Rotary you will always get a warm welcome at any one of the 50,000+ Rotary Clubs & linked organisations around the world.
RI, the world's largest service organisation has one of the largest charitable foundations - The Rotary Foundation (TRF). Last year it spent $210 million on humanitarian projects ... find out more
Possibly its greatest achievement is in leading the fight to end polio: In 1988 it spearheaded the creation of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, partnering with the World Health Organisation and others. The world is now an inch away from eradicating Polio, thanks to its initiative, its Â£800m funding programme, and the help of countless Rotarian volunteers who have helped to immunise over two billion children in some 122 countries. You can help close that final inch.
Have a look at our site and find out what we do locally and internationally to support the elderly and those with disabilities; Pupils & students through various challenge programmes & overseas opportunities; Charitable organisations providing local care and assistance, and major disasters and emergency appeals though our Registered Charity, No. 1032625
Our Club's main international focus is on making blindness history
Known also as ROI for its amazing return on investment, the Grange has facilitated eight overseas projects costing some Â£230,000. These have funded over 7,600 cataract surgeries at less than the cost of a pint of beer and enhanced local economies by over Â£6m each year. ... find out more
The Club also actively supports the work of the Rotarian Action Group Against Child Slavery. It donates to the ShelterBox programme, natural disaster appeals, and various water, hygiene and sanitation projects.
If your business, partner, family member, or friends feel that they would enjoy association with our Club and the wider Rotary movement, or could enhance the work Rotary does locally and internationally - view the videos, consider some of the many benefits of Membership, and contact us to discuss how we might best meet your needs.
Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.
Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(But not on Bank holidays. Optionally meet up for a pre-drink at the Standing Order, in the High Street around 7pm. See programme for variations to our meeting times.)
The Cromwell Hotel, High Street, Stevenage, Herts SG1 3AZ 01438 779954