Jewel Price is Chair & Alex Parajon is Co-Chair of the District 5280 Humanitarian Trip to Costa Rica (District 4240, 58 Clubs in 4 countries), scheduled April 17-22, 2020 (Post-Trip April 22-26). They are members of the Glendale Sunrise Club. (Pres Chase had an enjoyable encounter with Alex at the RI Convention in Hamburg, June 2019.) For more information or to sign up for the Costa Rica trip, go to and send a message to Jewel Price.
Proposed Matching Grant Projects ($252,624):
  • Computer Lab for college & training center
  • Improve farm irrigation
  • Water pipeline
  • Hire unemployed fisherman to clean up plastic & trash in Tarcoles River
  • Upgrade Infant Unit of Women’s Hospital
Proposed Direct-Funded Projects:
  • Matrix wheelchairs for severely disabled children
  • Special children’s wheelchairs
  • Backpacks & school supplies
  • Kitchen equipment for seniors’ day care center
  • Playground equipment
  • Bicycles for women’s training center
Proposed Special Project Club Partnerships:
  • Afro-Costa Rican cultural project with Redondo Beach, Crenshaw & Inglewood Clubs
  • Medical Equipment shipment with DTLA Club
  • Proposed new Costa Rican Club in District 5280, with LA Cedars Club
Alex & Jewel encourage us to participate by allocating funds in our Club budget, &/or joining the trip (