DOWNEY - The Knights of Columbus is raising money to benefit developmentally disabled people in Downey by giving away Tootsie Rolls and accepting donations in return.Knights of Columbus members will be stationed outside local stores to give away the candy and collect donations. All proceeds will be donated to Arc of Southeast Los Angeles County and Marian Homes, which builds houses so that mentally disabled children do not have to be sent to state institutions, according to a letter. Residents can also donate by sending checks to Knights of Columbus 3697, 11231 Rives Ave., Downey CA 90241. Write "Tootsie Rolls" at the bottom of the check.
********** Published: September 2, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 20