Rotary to distribute more than $20,000 in grant money

  • Dec. 4, 2013 9:00 a.m.

The Rotary Club of Langley (evening club) has announced $21,622 in grants. The board of the Rotary Club of Langley has approved the following grants:

• $8,000 to Langley Memorial Hospital Foundations towards an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

• $8,000 to Shelterbox Canada, which will be matched by the Government of Canada, providing 16 emergency shelter kits to the Philippines

• $4,832 to purchase three Automated External Defibrillators from the St. John Ambulance Society. These will be donated to Stepping Stone Society, Langley Community Music School, and the Gateway of Hope.

• $830 to purchase 200 emergency blankets for distribution in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside community.