Schuylkill Haven – Rikinkumar Desai, VRAJ Hindu Temple Manager presented a check for $11,001 to Jason Schally, the Schuylkill Community Action (SCA) Food Network Coordinator. The donation is a result of the VRAJ Hindu Temple COVID Relief Fund fundraising effort that has taken place over the last week. SCA will use the additional funds to stock Schuylkill Food Network pantries throughout Schuylkill County.
SCA’s Executive Director, Ted Dreisbach, said, “This generous donation from the VRAJ Hindu Temple is greatly appreciated. It will be a tremendous help in SCA’s effort to serve the increasing number of people who are currently in need of food assistance in our communities.”
Schuylkill County residents who are in need of food assistance, including as a result of the COVID-19 National Emergency, can contact SCA at (570) 622-1995. A list of local pantries can be found at www.schuylkillcommunityaction.com.