ROTARY CLUB of PHILADELPHIA

 

We are united with 1.2 million members, 35,000 clubs, and 16 million volunteers in 200 countries worldwide to create lasting change in our community, across the globe, and in ourselves.

Our club has been taking action locally and globally for more than 100 years through community service and granting $30,000 annually to worthy local and international causes. 

 
 

Our Causes

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supporting education

Our club distributed over 20,000 thesauruses, dictionaries, atlases, and library books to Philadelphia children at more than 25 underserved schools.

 
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Promoting Peace

We sponsor Rotary International Peace Fellowships for Philadelphia police lieutenants and assistant district attorneys who now teach others violence prevention in our community.

 
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Fighting Disease

Rotary members contributed more than $1.2 billion, to help immunize more than 2 billion children in 122 countries.

 
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Providing Clean Water

Rotary brings sustainable clean water, sanitation, and hygiene to people around the world. Our club sponsored a water well project to provide clean water in Kenya.

 
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Saving Mothers and Children

Our club is a financial partner in a project to improve maternal health care in Uganda. This initiative links medical professionals from Drexel University and Makere University in Uganda.

 
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Improving local communities

We are actively involved with hands-on community service projects—from food distribution for the sick and elderly to environmental cleanup activities.

 

Why join us?

You’ll come together with people who share a passion for service while forging new friendships. Members share ideas, make plans, hear from the community, and catch up with friends during meetings and club programs that fuel the impact we make.