At the District 6000 Foundation dinner on October 22nd, the Rotary Club of Ankeny was recognized for our contributions to the Rotary Foundation.  During the 2021-2022 Rotary year our club made contributions to the Foundation of $23,055 to the Annual fund and $8,392 to Polio Plus for a total of $31,447 which equals $305 per member.  We were also recognized as a 100% Foundation Giving Club.   Rich Job attended the banquet and brought the following letter back to the Club.  
On behalf of the Trustees of The Rotary Foundation, please accept this special 2021-2022 banner as an expression of our sincere appreciation for your membership's generous support of the Annual Fund.  Your club is distinguished from more than 36,000 Rotary Clubs worldwide as being one or more of the following:
  • One of only 1,530 clubs to achieve Top Three Highest Per Capita Annual Giving honors in their district.
  • One of only 3,900 clubs worldwide to attain status as an Every Rotarian, Every Year Club
  • One of only 4,500 clubs worldwide to become a 100% Foundation Giving Club 
Please convey our gratitude to every member of your club for their generous gifts to our Rotary Foundation.  Your support enables Rotary members to tackle the world's toughest challenges both in your community and across the globe.  Congratulations and thank you for making The Rotary Foundation a continued priority in your club.
Sincerely, Eric Schmelling, Chief Philanthropy Officer, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International