Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Lions Club of Marol supports leprosy work

I am indeed happy to launch the mid-day meal programme for the Balwadi children and also present a donation cheque to Indian Development Foundation for leprosy eradication programme on this auspicious day, said MJF Lion Raju V Manwani, District Governor, Lions Club International (Dist 323 A3) .

Lions Club of Marol organised October Service Week on 8th Oct. 2008 with main agenda of mid-day meal and support to leprosy cause.

Around 117 children in the Marol, Andheri area will be benefitted from the mid-day meal scheme, said Lion Sanjay J. Khosla, President of Lions Club of Marol. Our club is also happy to continue supporting leprosy programmes of IDF, he said.

Lion Venkatesh G. Bhandare, President for Mid-Day Meals thanked Mr. Harish Desai, Project Promoter of Iskcon Food Relief Foundation in organising the project in a beautiful manner.

Dr. Narayan B. Iyer, National Co-ordinator of IDF thanked Lions Club members for their kind and continued support to the cause. He also appreciated the work of Lions Club in the uplift of the underprivileged children.

The children gathered at the event enjoyed eating hot and delicious khichidi and sweets.

District Governor MJF Lion Raju Manwani greeted everyone on the occasion of Dusshera festival.

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