LLCS Covid-19 Community Caring Drive Donate 13,000 lbs Food and Fruit to help Needy
Covid-19 has infected more than 2.5 million populations and claimed over one sixth of a million lives in the world. LLCS volunteers continue partnering with food donors like Chefs Warehouse and Van Whole Produce, superstore Granville to distribute much needy foods and fresh fruits to help organizations serving homeless and impoverished families and to many needy citizen in metro Vancouver. This coming Thursday 5,000 lbs food will be distributed by LLCS Covid-19 Community Caring Drive food groups to the needy families in metro Vancouver area.
On Friday, April 17 morning LLCS volunteers started this week’s community drive, distributed dry & frozen foods and fresh fruits to help the needy. LLCS recruit food group leaders to lead volunteers from the B.C. paramedics, Immigrant Society Centre of Coquitlam, and Tri-Cities Moms Group. Volunteers started at 10:30am on Friday, sorting, dividing, boxing all foods items, and finished in evening for all drop-offs.
One of the main recipients is Union Gospel Mission’s New Westminster Kitchen, headed by a chef who used to be homeless/alcoholic but has been sober and giving back to serve vulnerable people for over 24 years. His story is an amazing miracle reflected on the UGM’s front page for celebrating their 75 years’ service to the public.
Another recipient group is CityReach.org which runs community food banks providing food for poor families in East Van and Coquitlam.
LLCS food group volunteers also delivered much needy food and fruit to senior citizens in Trailer Park Coquitlam and in Coquitlam, Immigrant families in Surrey, family baking group. Volunteers also send fresh fruits to frontline workers at DTES BC Ambulance Station & Coquitlam fire station and Children’s Hospital, to express our gratitude to their hard working and scarify to protect the public from the spread of the virus.
Many single parents in Tri-Cities area relying heavily on the Food Bank, as well as nurses in isolating. They are appreciated the food distributed by Food Group organized by LLCS.
LLCS food program partners Superstore Grandview Hwy donated thousands pounds of canned food and fresh fruits to help the under impoverish line families with children, seniors, low-income individuals in East Vancouver Ray Cam community. “This is going to help a lot of families, thank you,” a centre volunteer praised the much needed donation. Lotus Light Charity Society Covid-19 Community Caring Drive appreciates all the supports from compassion donors. To express our thanks, LLCS partners Sea Island Starbucks delivered hot coffee to Superstore Granville, as an expression of gratitude for their support to help the needy in our communities!
LLCS Covid-19 Community Caring Drive is accepting monetary and in-kind donations from individuals and corporate sponsors to help local communities. Tax receipts are available for donations of $20 or more. Please make cheque payable to “Lotus Light Charity Society” and mail to: Lotus Light Charity Society, 200-357 E. Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6A 1P3, or donate by Visa or Mastercard, or donate online through our website: http://vllcs.org/en/donation/. Lotus Light Charity Society is a registered charity (BN 14110-4893-RR0001). We could be reached at 604-685-5548 or by email to email@example.com.