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The Rotary Club of South Hall recently donated $1,000 to benefit ShelterBox, a charity that assists survivors of disasters and humanitarian crises around the globe.
“We have a commitment to helping others in need,” said Betsy Clausen, president of the Rotary Club of South Hall.
ShelterBox provides emergency tented shelter and other supplies, such as stoves, blankets and water filtration systems, to help families rebuild their lives after losing their homes and possessions.
The organization responds to disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes and conflicts and is currently responding in the Philippines, Niger and Iraq.
“With generous donations such as this one from the Rotary Club of South Hall, we can continue our mission of providing shelter, warmth and dignity to disaster survivors around the world,” said Emily Sperling, president of ShelterBox USA.
Those interested in supporting ShelterBox can make donations at www.shelterboxusa.org, by mailing a check to 8374 Market St. No. 203, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202 or by calling 941-907-6036.