Areas of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Maternal and child health
Summary: 100 HYGIENE KITS, WARM COATS AND BLANKETS FOR FAMILIES EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS OR DISPLACEMENT IN ORANGE COUNTY, CA.
According to government statistics more than 7,000 families and individuals face homelessness on a daily basis. Project Comfort is seeking to provide basic hygiene kits and warm outer clothing for displaced families and individuals. Rotarians would be involved in the purchase and collection of hygiene items such as shampoo, lip balm, lotions, dental kits, deodorant, soap, ponchos. They would also be assembling these items into kits. Another component is the collection and if necessary the purchase of jackets and blankets. Lastly, Rotarians will be responsible for the distribution during a special "comfort" party evening.
This project is "Approved". This means that the district leadership has reviewed and approved the allocation of district funds for this project. Once the funds from the district have been issued, the status of the project will be changed to "Paid".