The John Howard Society of North Island received a $1,500 donation for KidStart from the Rotary Club of Campbell River recently. KidStart is a community-based mentoring program that matches children and youth ages 6-18 with caring adult volunteer mentors. Robin Havelaar from the Rotary Club said, “At a recent Rotary meeting we heard that there are 140 children in our community waiting for volunteer mentors, and we wanted to help.” Pictured: Rotarians Sandy Heath, Ian Baikie, David Heath, Robin Havelaar, Mayor Andy Adams, Marlene Wright, and Christine Jones with Campbell River KidStart coordinator Tara Jordan (holding cheque, on right).

Rotary Club of Campbell River donates to John Howard KidStart

Rotary Club of Campbell River Donates to John Howard KidStart The John Howard Society of North Island received a $1,500 donation for KidStart from the Rotary Club of Campbell River recently. KidStart is a community-based mentoring program that matches children and youth ages 6-18 with caring adult volunteer mentors. Robin Havelaar from the Rotary Club said, “At a recent Rotary meeting we heard that there are 140 children in our community waiting for volunteer mentors, and we wanted to help.”

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