Press Release Sept 20, 2021
Lotus Light Donates Foods and Protection Products to Help COVID Affected People
Last week, Lotus Light Charity Society delivered instant noodles, tuna snacks; fruit juice and personal protection product hand sanitizer and disposable masks to a few dozens recovering patients released from the ICU unit of VGH, and send them a warm welcome message in their journey of recovery.
Volunteers delivered the needed items to the doorstep of the recovering patients who need the care of our community: A woman whose husband passed away due to COVID received care items; A 92 years old woman and her daughter both had been released from Vancouver General Hospintal’s COVID ward in July, received care items given by Lotus Light volunteers; Another 94 years old man living in an assisted Seniors Housing complex also received care items, his daughter and son-in-law passed away due to COVID in early June.
Lotus Light Charity Society held the 2021 Lotus Light Community Caring Day last week, and distributed much need food and personal protection gears in the following week to a dozen low-income family services originations across metro Vancouver, recipients includes the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society, Collingwood Community Policing Centre, Chinese Community Policing Centre, Strathcona Community Policing Centre, Grandview – Woodland Community Policing Centre, Vancouver Aboriginal Community Policing Centre, Migrant 2 Migrant Program of Watari Counselling Association, YMCA Vancouver, Muslim Food Bank Society, Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre Society, New Fountain Shelter of PHS Community Services Society, Gladstone Secondary School and Immigrant Link Centre Society.
“All the foods are very welcome and enjoyed by the students from low-income families, and keep them hung around in school, thank for your supports, ” said Diane Philips, Vice-principal of Gladstone Secondary.
LLCS Covid-19 Community Caring Drive will continue partnering with generous corporate sponsors, food warehouses, local food assistance groups, food distribution hubs to distribute much needed food as well as personal protection equipment to help people in need. We are seeking volunteers to join our charity programs to help the most vulnerable in DTES community. For more information on various Lotus Light’s charity programs, please contact us by email:firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 604-685-5548, or visit lotus light website: http://vllcs.org. Lotus Light Charity Society registered number: BN 14110-4893-RR0001.