On Monday August 28 at the Thomas, Efraim Law office of two of our Rotary Club members (Leon Efraim and Brady Bodley) , Linda Porritt , President of the Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood presented a BIG CHEQUE for $1,600 to Shannon Jackson, Exedcutive Director of Durham Youth Services.

The money will be used immediately to ourchase 4 beds for 4 youth who are leaving the shelter and renting a place of their own.

Durham Youth Services ( a non profit service organization, here in Durham Region) has a mission to end youth homelessness in Durham Region and to partner with youth to achieve and maintain lasting solutions to their housing crisis. (see: https://durhamyouth.com )

How Can You Help? You can help by: Donating to one of their programs; Volunteering at Delta Pickering Bingo; Organizing a hygiene kit drive (we can help!) and Fundraising .

In the photo L to R are : Shannon Jackson (Executive Director of Durham Youth Services) , Rotary Club Presdient Linda Porritt, and Brady Bodley (Rotary Club Director of Public Image) and Al Finnigan (Rotary Club Director of Community Service) .