Covid-19 Community Caring Drive Food Recovery

Lotus Light Rescued over 6,000 lbs of Nutrient Yogurt to Help Low-income Immigrant and Refugee Families

Lotus Light Rescued over 6,000 lbs of Nutrient Yogurt to Help Low-income Immigrant and Refugee Families

On Oct 28, 2021 Lotus Light food recovery program has rescued 6,000 lbs of nutrients yogurt from land fill and donated to charities helping new immigrants and refugee. Recipient organizations include Carnegie Community Centre, Guru Nanak, Russian refugee & low income families in Tri-Cities, Kingdom Acts Foundation and House of Omeed.

The donation has provided nutritious food to low-income communities throughout Metro Vancouver and saved 6,000 lbs of yogurt from going into landfills.

Guru Nanak appreciates to the food donation. Their free community kitchens in Surrey & New Westminster provide free cooked meals 7 days a week to help low income individuals, unemployed, students, refugees and the homeless.

Godwin of Kingdom Acts Foundation is grateful for this yogurt to support their food needs in Central Surrey. Godwin has setup Kingdom Acts Foundation a community food bank in Central Surrey, which helps approximately 5,000 very low income residents, mostly refugee families with a lot of children, many are unemployed.

House of Omeed received a delivery of yogurt and distributed to refugees and recent immigrants from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran. “Thanks for helping refugees and those in need.” wrote Vern of House of Omeed.

Carnegie Community Centre is located in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown eastside, serving disabled, unemployed, homeless and impoverished residents.

LLCS Covid-19 Community Caring Drive will continue partnering with generous corporates, 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 in our community. We are seeking volunteers to join our charity programs. For more information on various Lotus Light¡¦s charity programs, please contact us by email:llcsvancouver@gmail.com, Tel: 604-685-5548, or visit lotus light website: http://vllcs.org.  Lotus Light Charity Society registered number:  BN 14110-4893-RR0001.

 

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