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Lotus Light Donates 4,000 gift items to Inner City School to celebrate the Mother’s Day

Press Release
April 30, 2022

Lotus Light Donates 4,000 gift items to Inner City School to celebrate the Mother’s Day

To support students from low-income families, Lotus Light Children Assistance Plan donated gift cards, household items and foods to five inner-city schools before the Mother’s Day.

“Wow! The donation was so amazing and incredible. Our neighborhood assistant Kathy was thrilled. We are so touched by the incredibly generous Superstore gift cards, food items, laundry detergent and the boxes of personal care products for Mother’s Day for our most vulnerable students and families.” said Janey Lee, Senior Teacher of Thunderbird Elementary

On April 26, Lotus Light Charity Society held a donation presentation at Lotus Light Activity Hall to representatives of inner-city school student assistance program. Schools received donation including Seymour Elementary, Britannia Elementary, Thundbird Elementary, Grandview Elementary and Templeton Secondary. Mr. Floyd Wong, Vice President, Lotus Light Charity Society (Vancouver), Director of Glitter Woods Investments Ltd presented the 2022 Spring CAP donation to Stephanie DiGiacomo, Neighbourhood Assistant of Britannia Elementary and Janey Lee, Teacher at Thunderbird Elementary. Lotus Light Children Assistance Plan Team, Linda, Gia, Ada Jang, Danny and Tim attended the presentation.

Lotus Light Children Assistance Plan (CAP) program is derived from many programs and initiatives since 2013 to support students from low-income family in our inner-city schools. The Children Nutrient Backpack program, has been donating grocery foods weekly to the Strathcona Community Centre’s Children Food Security program since 2013. And over 22,000 lbs of grocery foods has been donated to the program and other inner-city schools between 2013 – 2020. The program is expanded to hamper initiatives for inner city schools during the COVID-19 Pandemic, over 1,700 hampers with household items and foods have been distributed to students from low income families since 2020. In 2021, the “Lotus Light Care: gift cards for low – income student families program” and the new Children Assistance Plan had donated a total of $8,500 value gift cards to low income students in eight schools in the Vancouver School District.

Lotus Light Charity Society relies on the generosity and support of corporate and individual sponsors, as well as our community partner organizations, to provide monetary and in-kind donations to support Lotus Light’s various programs and initiatives that help those in need in our community. For information on Lotus Light’s “Children Assistance Plan” programs, please contact us by email at llcsvancouver@gmail.com, telephone at 604-685-5548, or visit our website: http://vllcs.org.  Lotus Light Charity Society’s registered number:  BN 14110-4893-RR0001.

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