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Help for Local Communities during Covid 19 Lockdown

The Rotary Club of Johnsonville has donated $9,000.00 to charities in May 2020.

News of the donations by the Rotary Club of Johnsonville was reported in the Independent Herald Newspaper on the 4th June 2020.

The donations were to assist members of the local community impacted by financial strain due to the Covid 19 lockdown and its economic effects.

Club President Pravind Singh presents the donation cheque to Michelle Rowe from Kiwi Community Assist

The Charities donated to reflect the areas with the greatest needs at this time, such as the foodbanks and organisations helping families and young people cope at this time.

The donations were given to the following organisations, which operate in the local community:

  • Kiwi Community Assist (a foodbank) $4,000.00.
  • The Johnsonville Foodbank $2,000.00
  • Challenge 2000 (which helps families and young people in our area) $1,500.00.
  • Life Education Trust (which helps younger children cope) $1,500.00.
Club President Pravind Singh presents the donation cheque to Debbie Avison of Johnsonville Foodbank

All the organisations expressed their gratitude for the donations at this time.

You can view the article on page 14 of the latest copy of the Independent Herald by clicking this link https://independentherald.co.nz/04062020.pdf

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