Sikh Community Support ShelterBox Through Logan Rotary

Rotarians & partners from Logan & Beenleigh setup a Shelterbox tent and display at the Temple. Note the headwear expected to be worn while visiting.
Rotarians & partners from Logan & Beenleigh setup a Shelterbox tent and display at the Temple. Note the headwear expected to be worn while visiting.

 

Courtesy of Rotarian, Dr Mukhitar Sidhu, members of the Rotary Clubs of Logan and Beenleigh (D9630), attended a very special presentation at the Guru Nanak Sikh Temple on Sunday, 21 June. The group received an amazing $10,000 donation towards Shelterbox’s relief efforts in Nepal and other countries affected by natural and man-made disaster.

Accepting the donation on behalf of Shelterbox Australia, Shelterbox Ambassador, PP Tim Keeler, thanked members of the Inala Temple for their kind gift to the people of Nepal and others affected by disaster

With a display erected outside, the Sikh community welcomed the club members into the Temple to witness the presentation and then to share in a community meal.

Member of the Sikh Temple and Rotarian, Dr Mukhitar Sidhu, proudly remarked that their community numbers between 200-300 members making this a very generous gift.

Tim accepts the cheque for $10,000 on behalf of the Rotary Club of Logan & ShelterBox Australia
Tim accepts the cheque for $10,000 on behalf of the Rotary Club of Logan & ShelterBox Australia

 

In accepting the donation, PP Tim Keeler spoke about the work of Shelterbox and the similarities between Rotary’s ideal of “Service above Self” and the Sikh teaching of ‘Seva’ or selfless service.

A strong and lasting relationship has been formed between the Sikh community and Rotary. Our sincere thanks go out to the Sikh community for their generous support.

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