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Griffith sends supplies for $ 100,000 to flood-affected settlements District News


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The Griffith community is working hard to support flood-affected communities in the North Rivers by sending $ 100,000 in materials collected from local businesses, individuals and service clubs across the region. Griffith Rotary Club Public Services Director Brian Sainty said the club was “proud” to be involved in the cause and congratulated everyone who contributed. Using the Club’s various savings and members ’donations, the Club was able to help fill the semi-trailer with the much-needed goods that will be shipped to the region by those in need. “While we usually focus on local charities, this case just drew our hearts,” Mr. Sainty said. “The people of the Northern Rivers have nowhere to buy, what they went through is shocking, so we wanted to contribute to help.” READ MORE Two pallets of cleaning equipment, including a high-pressure washer worth about $ 10,000, were shipped north thanks to the club, as well as 20 more pallets of essentials donated by community members, local businesses and other service clubs totaling about $ 100,000. “We were thrilled that our main contribution to the initiative was just ten per cent of the total workload, it was really great to be part of something bigger,” Mr Saini said. The loading of the truck was organized by Dale McCleary, who also volunteered to take the truck north to Lismore. “Special thanks to Dale McCleary for picking up the cargo and sending it north, where the items will be used efficiently after the flood,” Mr Sainty said. “Although there are no current plans for further trips to the north yet, Mr. Sati encouraged community members to take responsibility again.” communities will continue to supply new supplies and other necessities, “said Mr. Sainty.” It’s not just stocks and supplies now, but stocks and supplies in the future. “Our journalists work hard to give local breaking news to the community. Here’s how you can access our trusted content:


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