The Rotary Club of the Lowcountry announced this week they are ranked the number one club in Rotary District 7770 in annual giving per capita to the Foundation.  
Rotary Club of the Lowcountry's total contributions to the annual fund of The Rotary Foundation reached $19,152.50, or $456.00 per member. This amount includes donations by individual members as well as a portion of net fundraising activities. 
Additionally, the Rotary Club of the Lowcountry contributed  $1,543.00 to fight polio in the world, an effort that is matched 2 to 1 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Rotary District 7770 is comprised of 79 clubs and almost 3700 members.  
The Rotary Foundation, Rotary‚Äôs charitable arm, issues grants each year totaling over $86 million to support projects both locally and around the world focusing on 6 key areas: Preventing Disease, Providing Clean Water, Supporting Education, Growing Local Economies, Saving Mothers & Children, and Promoting Peace.