The Rye Rotary Membership has collected over 1,000 kilos of non-perishable meals gadgets and 1,200 disposable diapers throughout its annual meals and diaper drive carried out all through the month of November. The non-perishables had been delivered final weekend to a number of native non-profit organizations together with Bread of Life and The Carver Middle.
“The drive is so vital as a result of it helps fill pantries in our space in the course of the holidays,” mentioned Rita Tino, Esq., a Rye legal professional and Rotary Board Member who coordinated the drive as soon as once more this 12 months. “With the excessive costs of meals and diapers this 12 months the assistance for a lot of households was vital.”
Meals gadgets collected included oatmeal, cereals, peanut butter, soup, pasta, rice and tuna. Ms. Tino thanked those that helped coordinate the month-long effort and accumulate the meals and diapers–particularly, Rye Rotary Members, The Blind Brook Academics Affiliation and the Rye branches of Chase, Citibank and Webster Banks that served as assortment websites.
The Rye Rotary will now proceed to gather private care gadgets (shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant and diapers) for My Sister’s Place. If you want to contribute gadgets to this effort, you’ll be able to contact Rita Tino at (914) 967-1001.