President Kelly Ricker and club members Lou Gomez, Ed Harris and Walter Con represent the Rotary Club of Nipomo in donating $2,150 to the San Luis Obispo Food Bank.  Accepting the donation is Garret Olson, Chief Executive Officer of the SLO Food Bank (see the picture below with appropriate social distancing). On a side note, Garret is a Rotarian with San Luis Obispo de Tolosa Rotary Club and he is our speaker at this Wednesday’s meeting.  

Garret explained to us that our donation will provide 15,050 meals!  No, this is not a typo.  It’s true, 15,050 meals. Through the efficiencies of the food bank, their generous partners and the many, many, many volunteers, the food bank is able to provide seven (7) healthy and nutritious meals for every $1 donated. That’s impressive. WOOHOO!    

So, where did the $2,150 come from? Our normal weekly meetings include breakfast that each member pays for on their own. However, during this time of virtual meetings, club members made the decision to continue to be charged for breakfasts and donate these funds to the SLO Food Bank. Thank you to all members who did so.  

Service Above Self!