To see why we ride, please follow this link for a 30 second video.


World Health Organization Director General Margaret Chan has said that the battle against polio is at a “tipping point between success and failure.”  Read a reprint of the editorial here in the Arizona Daily Star.

We can’t complete the job without your help. Please be assured that 100 percent of funds raised go directly to the Rotary Foundation to keep this effort moving. No funds are retained for administrative purposes and your contributions are tax deductible.


Rotarians may make contributions to Polio Plus through their club or on line through My Rotary at Please encourage your Rotarian donors to use My Rotary as a first choice and emphasize the need to designate the contribution for PolioPlus. Members will automatically receive Paul Harris credit and the amount will automatically be credited towards the club and district totals. Please inform your supported rider of the amount of your donation so we can track all contributions.


Non-Rotarians should make contributions directly to D5500 Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3) organization, through our PayPal account.  To donate via Paypal, follow the link below, which will take you to Paypal. Simply indicate how much you would like to donate and follow the prompts. At this point you may donate directly from a bank account, with a debit card or with a credit card. Please be assured that this is a secure and convenient way to make your donation.

If you prefer to donate by check, please make the check out to Rotary D5500 Foundation and mail the check to:

D5500 Ride to End Polio; PO Box 37257; Tucson, AZ 85740-7257

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