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About Rotary International


What would it take to change the world? Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 35,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.

Rotary’s Guiding Principles

1. Fellowship is an opportunity for service.
2. High ethical standards, embrace the dignity of difference.
3. Integrating your life around service in your work, family and community.
4. Advance understanding, goodwill and peace.


Mission Statement

The Kitchener Grand River Rotary Club is a diverse and engaged organization dedicated to supporting children, youth and future leaders locally and internationally by way of living and promoting the ideals of Rotary.


Join Us For a Meeting

Looking to make a change in your community? Help our an organization dedicated to levelling the playing field for disadvantaged children? Join us Tuesday mornings, 7:15 am at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, 105 King Street E, Kitchener.


Two Annual Campaigns in Support of Our Cause

Our major fundraisers are the annual Skate 48 Hockey Challenge and two Mudpuppy Chase runs. A road race in the spring and a trail race in the fall. We raise over $130,000 each year to support youth and children’s charities in the Waterloo Region.

To learn more please visit The Rotary Club of Kitchener Grand River and Rotary International websites, or feel free to contact us.