Camden Rotary Club grant to The Ripple Initiative

Posted:  Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 10:15am

ROCKLAND, MAINE – August 30, 2018 -- Camden Rotary Club members present a $10,000 grant to The Ripple Initiative, which supports local residents who need a helping hand. The grant will enable the Rockland-based organization to provide box springs, mattresses, sheets and protective bed bags for 30 to 50 individuals, depending on their needs.

Holding the check are Camden Rotary Club President Leni Gronros, Ripple Initiative Cofounder and Executive Director Sharon Setz and Camden Rotarian Judith Tarbox. Celebrating with them are (left to right) Ripple Initiative Board Vice Chair Barbara Moran, Camden Rotary Charitable Grants Committee Chair Richard Householder, Ripple Initiative Board Secretary Jane McDonnell and Board Chair Martha Jones, Rotarian Graham Phaup, Ripple Initiative Cofounder and Operations Manager Lori Friant and Treasurer Sue Snow.

About the Camden Rotary Beautiful Camden Harbor on Penobscot Bay is the home base of the Camden Rotary Club. For over 90 years, Camden Rotary has embraced Rotary International's mission of: Service above Self: both at home in Maine and throughout the world. With a focus on friendship and camaraderie, Camden Rotarians work together to help those in need. From international projects that improve living conditions for people in underdeveloped countries, to helping our senior citizens at home, to providing college scholarships to our deserving youth, the Camden Rotary Club is dedicated to making the world a better place. For more information about Camden Rotary visit