contribute by registering or sponsoring

The Rotary Club of Gastonia is raising funds to support polio eradication through a variety of channels. Climbers, hikers and walkers will pay a registration fee of $25. The Crowd Out Polio event is seeking sponsorships from local corporate and individual partners. Sponsorship levels are $100, $250, $500, $1000. In-kind sponsorship opportunities are also available. 

Be sure to post a photo of your walk, hike or climb to eradicate polio, on our CrowdOutPolio Facebook page and be eligible to win a $250 gift certificate to Morgans Shoes and Bootery located at 2755 E. Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC.    Go to to post your photo.

Don’t want to register to hike, but want to help eradicate polio or you would like to contribute more to Rotary International’s PolioPlus initiative through CrowdOutPolio, click here or scan QR Code below.

Rotary has a growing list of public figures and celebrities who support our fight against polio, including Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; actresses Kristen Bell and Archie Panjabi; actor and wrestling superstar John Cena; supermodel Isabeli Fontana; Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu; action-movie star Jackie Chan; actor Donald Sutherland; boxing great Manny Pacquiao; pop star Psy; golf legend Jack Nicklaus; conservationist Jane Goodall; premier violinist Itzhak Perlman; Grammy Award winners A.R. Rahman, Angélique Kidjo, and Ziggy Marley; and peace advocate Queen Noor of Jordan. These ambassadors help Rotary educate the public about the disease and the fight to end polio for good.