Club to match up to $29,000 in community donations for local and international causes
PLUMSTEADVILLE, Pa. – The Rotary Club of Central Bucks announced a “Leap For Others” charitable initiative today in support of several non-profit organizations. The club will take advantage of the extra day in the year to give a little extra to families in need, both locally and around the world.
Beginning February 29, and over the next 29 days, The Rotary Club of Central Bucks is challenging the community to donate via its website,  The Rotary Club of Central Bucks will match up to $29,000 in community donations that it receives through March 29, 2016, and will distribute the proceeds to organizations serving families in need. Seventy-five percent of the total raised will go to local organizations, including Bucks County Housing Group, A Woman’s Place, and HealthLink Dental Clinic; and twenty-five percent will go to international humanitarian projects, including Shelter Box and Rotary International’s polio eradication program.
Rotary Club of Central Bucks is partnering with Central Bucks East High School’s Interact Club (pictured above) to coordinate additional fundraising activities for the Leap for Others project. Christopher Kauffman, president of Rotary Club of Central Bucks stated, “We are dedicated as a local chapter and as a worldwide organization to help those who are in need or under-served. It gives us great pleasure to introduce the Leap for Others initiative to the community, to demonstrate how we can all work together to make the world a better place.”