Gloucester County College anime and gaming club gives back to mothers in need

Phil Davis/South Jersey Times

on February 20, 2012 at 4:00 AM


DEPTFORD TWP. — With a successful Kotoricon under their belt, the Japanese Anime and Gaming Club from Gloucester County College has started donating the proceeds from the event, giving a $700 check to Mothers Matters on Friday.

Club president Amanda Cancelmo said while they were happy to help the organization with its mission, much of their support for the charity is to try to promote the name and give the organization some more local recognition.

When Mothers Matter came up as a potential charity to donate to, the charity won in a “landslide” as the local choice, according to Cancelmo.

<p?“It was overwhelming, because everyone has a mother,” said Cancelmo of the support for the charity. Susan Rose, the president of Mothers Matters, said the organization has been devoted to helping out mothers in need of any kind of assistance for more than 12 years. From everything to helping single moms who are going back to college pay for textbooks, to assembling gift bags filled with personal care items, the organization has always been dedicated “to help women in areas where they weren’t getting it before,” according to Rose.Read the remainder of the article here

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