Lemongrass Asian Cuisine in Hemet contributes to Healthy Valley Foundation fundraiser

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The directors of Healthy Valley Foundation present exercise equipment to San Jacinto High School. The foundation is hosting a fundraiser at Lemongrass Asian Cuisine in Hemet over Mother’s Day weekend, May 7. Valley News/Courtesy photo

HEMET – The Healthy Valley Foundation will host its annual fundraiser Friday, May 7, at Lemongrass Asian Cuisine in Hemet.

Howard Rosenthal, fundraising representative of Healthy Valley Foundation, said, “Lemongrass, an authentic Asian fusion restaurant located in Hemet, will be providing delicious meals for the foundation’s annual fundraiser held each year on Mother’s Day weekend.”

Donors can pick up meals chosen in advance from nine options at Lemongrass Asian Cuisine, 3376 Wentworth Drive, in Hemet.

Owner Tu Thien Uong said his restaurant is committed to “serving organic produce from local farms and fresh natural ingredients including local and natural meats.” Tu said the dinners will also include “an additional meal of a half-pound of Cajun shrimp compliments of Lemongrass’ new seafood restaurant opening soon.”

Healthy Valley Foundation supports a variety of projects which benefit the residents of the Hemet-San Jacinto Valley.

Bruce Wallis, president of Healthy Valley Foundation, shared the foundation’s work has made in the valley.

“In the past few years, Healthy Valley Foundation has contributed thousands of dollars to support or underwrite projects such as fitness and exercise equipment at multiple Valley Wide Parks, Hemet Center Against Sexual Assault programs, Mt. San Jacinto College, scholarships for health professional studies, Hemet Hospice volunteers, EXCEED, EEK Fitness, Boy Scouts of America 3 Peaks Division, V.I.P. Tots, Fingerprints Kids Museum, fitness center at San Jacinto High School, BARR (Building Assets, Reducing Risks) program at Hemet Union School District, exercise equipment for Healthy Living Project at Tahquitz High School and most recently providing restaurant meals to first responders during the pandemic,” Wallis said. “With the help and support of the community, Healthy Valley Foundation is already planning new projects and contributions that promote healthy living in our beautiful valley.”

To find out more about Healthy Valley Foundation, visit http://healthyvalleyfoundation.com.

Submitted by Healthy Valley Foundation.