2017 “Lotus Light Community Caring Day” Event Celebrates Spirit of Friendship & Caring in Vancouver’s DTES Lotus Light Charity Society (Vancouver) volunteers were gathered in full force this Saturday, July 8th at Oppenheimer Park to celebrate community caring. In the heart of the downtown eastside’s Strathcona Chinatown neighborhood, the first annual “Lotus Light Community Caring…
LLCS Celebrate Annual Christmas Party with 10,000 Lbs Rice Donation to Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society
Lotus Light Charity Society held the annual charity Christmas party on Dec 18, 2016 at Shun Feng Seafood Restaurant, Richmond to celebrate the success of the Winter charity Drive 2016. Our VIP guests include Master Lian Tzi, president of Lotus Light Charity Society, Mr. Aart Schumann Hess, CEO of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society and Mu-Shu Lee Scholarship recipient Ms. Alyssa Howren.
The charity reviewed the many charity programs of 2016 and shared them with all attendees. Under the guidance of Master Lian Tzi, we have achieved many substantial results. The charity sincerely thank all supporters and volunteers.
Recently when Master Lian Tzi read from the news that the Food Bank was asking for public support, she decided to donate 10,000 Lbs of rice. Mr. Aart Schumann Hess, CEO of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank received the donation in the party. Mr Schumann Hess expressed his gratitude to Master Lian Tzi. “This could help many families.”
In honor of her late father, Mr. Mu-Shu Lee, Master Lian Tzi established the Lotus Light Charity Society’s Mu-Shu Lee Memorial Scholarships in 2013, to support outstanding students in Buddhist Study, Education, Social Services, Pharmacy or Medical Sciences at the University of British Columbia. 19 students have been awarded the Mu-Shu Lee Scholarships in the past 4 years.
The 2016 Winter (2016-2017) Mu-Shu Lee Scholarship recipients were Touraj Khosravi, in Medical Science Study, UBC, Ph. D program Year 2; Jake Palmour (undergrad year 3) and Nicole Newton (undergrad year 4) in Social Works study at UBC. And Ms. Alyssa Howren, recipient in Pharmaceutical Sciences Study at UBC, Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences program Year 2.