LOS GATOS, Calif. – October 21, 2013 – The Rotary Club of Los Gatos
(www.losgatosrotary.org) has provided a $2000 grant to fund” Stop Hunger Now” -an international hunger relief organization with a mission to end hunger in our lifetime.
“This effort allowed us to package and send meals that will feed 8000 children in third world countries,” said Suzanne Boxer-Gassman. Rotary Club of Los Gatos project champion.
STOP HUNGER NOW’S IMPACT:
Poverty is complex, and so are our solutions.
With 44,000 staff members worldwide, Stop Hunger Now brings sponsors and donors alongside children and communities in nearly 100 countries.. Stop Hunger Now strives to stretch donations with grants and corporate gifts-in-kind to make every dollar donated achieve $1.30 in impact.
Club Rotarians and Los Gatos High School and Leigh High School Interact Club Members joined together Friday, October 18th at the Los Gatos Methodist Church to package the meals and prepare them to be shipped to their final destination.
About The Rotary Club of Los Gatos
The Rotary Club of Los Gatos, established in 1924, is dedicated to serving the local and world community. Its many projects attempt to live the Rotary motto of "Service Above Self." Rotary International is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. To learn more about the club and membership, please visit www.losgatosrotary.org.