Posted by John Borst on May 20, 2020
Each year the Dryden Rotary Charity Foundation (DRCF) meets in February, May and November to consider and approve requests for grants from various charitable organizations in the region.
The money comes from the profit made by Dryden Rotary Radio Bingo broadcasts over CKDR from mid-October to the end of March.
 
At its May 13th meeting DRCF brought to the club recommendations to approve the following seven grants:
 
Organization
Program
Amount
Sioux Lookout Rotary
 
$16,000
Dryden Native Friendship Centre
District 5550 Grant Application
$2,500
Dryden Food Bank-1
District 5550 Grant Application
$3,500
Dryden Food Bank-2
Food Program – Fridge van
$14,000
Second Chance Pet Network
Incubator
$2,000
Dryden Regional Health Centre
Defibrillators
$10,000
Still Me
Dragon Boat Team
$5,000
 
The total amount dispersed at the May 13, 2020 meeting by the Rotary Club of Dryden was $53,000.00.
 
The DRCF was still discussing further applications and will bring a further report at another meeting in May 2020.
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