Posted on Jul 15, 2021
CFB Rotary presented a $1,000 grant to help with relief of COVID-19 in India, which has been hit recently with a deadly new strain of the virus. Outgoing Club President Sonja Dodds (second from left) arranged for the donation at the request of Rotarians Simon Chamakala (far left) and John Chollampel (third from right). Father Renny Kattel (fourth from right) of Christ the King Catholic Church in Farmers Branch accepted the gift which will be used in southwest India, in the State of Kerala. 
The Hindustan Times reported earlier today that Kerala is suffering at an alarming rate: "Kerala has again bucked the national trend, reporting 13,773 new cases on Thursday with a high test positivity rate (TPR) of 10.95, according to the data released by the state health ministry. The state also reported 87 deaths, taking total fatalities to 15,025."