Rotarian Frank Sequiera with Dale Albertson from ACCES.

Rotarian Frank Sequiera with Dale Albertson from ACCES.

Rotary club doles out dollars

White Rock Rotary Club donates funds to Peninsula community groups

A number of local and international non-profit organizations received a much-needed boost in funds this month from the Rotary Club of White Rock.

At a May 16 lunch meeting, the club presented Sources CEO David Young and director Denise Darrell a $25,000 cheque towards the purchase and installment of an elevator for the food bank.

Another $25,000 will be presented next year, as well.

An $11,000 joint contribution with Rotary International was given to the Shanti Uganda Project, a birthing house in Uganda, which provides antenatal, natal and postnatal care for women.

The Canadian Network of International Surgery and ACCES Kenya each received $3,000.

For more information about the Rotary Club of White Rock, visit www.whiterockrotary.org