Purple for Polio

Digging and planting purple crocus to support the eradication of polio from the Mason Baggott and Garton Brigg team are; Tim Phipps, Sue Havard, Marianne Beaumont and Tim Bartlett.  Sue organised the planting, and with the help of Chris Darlington, Brigg Rotary, they planted 250 bulbs.

Some Quick Facts

12,000 corms being planted in Brigg

Funds go to worldwide immunisation programmes

1985 10,100 cases worldwide daily

2017 12 cases in 2 countries, annually  

Bill Gates has match funded to the tune of £3 Billion

1.5 billion Children immunised

Dipping their finger in purple dye recognises who has or has not been immunised, hence Purple for Polio