JAM | May 5, 2023

Rotary Club of St Andrew North serve 200 meals to citizens in need

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(From left) Past Presidents Lori Chuck and Sandra Samuels, together with Rotarian Ainsley Harris get ready to hand out meals at the Good Samaritan Inn , while Abigail Archibald (seated in the background) volunteer student of UTECH takes a break. (Photo: Contributed)

In celebration of its 36th anniversary of “doing good in the community”, the Rotary Club of St Andrew North served 200 meals to the homeless and others in need at the Good Samaritan Inn, near Heroes Circle

The event, which took place on Sunday (April 30) saw 14 members of the club – assisted by friends and student volunteers from the University of Technology and the Convent of Mercy Academy ‘Alpha’ served the meals to the homeless in the vicinity.

Additionally, the Club handed over items inclusive of clothing, pillows, shoes, loaves of bread, as well as cases of tinned sardines, mackerel, corned beef and vegetables towards the Inn’s ongoing feeding programmes.

President of the Rotary Club of St Andrew North, Carlton Cowell, expressed gratitude to Grace Kennedy, Best Dressed Chicken, Wisynco, Island Grill and Honey Bun for providing products valued at $200,000 towards the meals and products which were distributed at the Inn.

Elder Vermont Murray, project leader of the Good Samaritan Inn said that the organisation, since being founded in 2007, has served more than 100,000 meals free-of-charge to members of the surrounding communities in need, in addition to providing health care services.


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