Indo-American Lions Club hold Thanksgiving food drive

Above and below: Photos of Indo-American Lions Club food drives in several locations. PHOTO: Indo-American Lions Club

The Indo American Lions Club celebrated Thanksgiving by holding food drives to give away non-perishable food.

Under the leadership of President Shyam Gajwani, the Club observed its motto, “WE SERVE” by getting involved in giving and serving the community. “The Lions are committed to fight Hunger. Every year funds are raised to serve this purpose by distribution of food items to the community centers, Food Pantries and directly to the families in need,” a press release from the organization said.

The First Food distribution took place Saturday, November 11, 2023 at the Food Distribution Center on Nassau Road in Roosevelt. The second as well as the third distribution was done on November 14, 2023 at The Bethany House in Baldwin which supports women and children and The Glory House Recovery Center in Hempstead which helps and supports women who are struggling to recover from addiction and domestic abuse.

Those who undertook the food distribution included Shyam Gajwani, Indu Gajwani, Vice President- Anju Sharma, Secretary- Sanju Sharma, BOD-Nimesh Shah, Food Drive Project Chair Poojaa Makhijani along with committee members Shyam Agarwal, Madhu Agarwal, Sandeep Khatri, Lata Khatri were also present. Club Service Chair-Pradeep Gosalia,  Volunteer Chairs Hargovind Gupta and Yogini Oza.

“Where there is need there is a LION. The members find it an extremely humbling experience, while spreading the light during this Holiday Season,” the organization said in its press release.



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