Ningbo Red Cross initiates Spring Festival charity for needy
- Category: Charity Ningbo
- Published: Monday, 03 February 2014 10:53
Staff members of Ningbo Red Cross Society visited two needy families in Haishu District Tuesday afternoon, offering blankets, rice, cooking oil and other daily necessities and relief fund. The visit put an end to the annual "Red Cross Charity Program", which planned to visit a total of 5,200 people with financial difficulties and donate to them money and materials worth 3.85 million yuan.
Two major fteasures highlight this year's charity program. First, it includes private rehabilitation centers for people with disabilities. Second, non-governmental charity organizations call for the public do donate New Year gifts for the needy people.
The first stop of this year's charity program is Mantianxing Child Development Center in Haishu District. The working staff gave pencils, pencil bags, and other school supplies to the children with autism, and encouraged their parents to go on with parent-child interactions and give the children a better growing environment.
Meanwhile, the Red Cross working staff paid nearly 30 visits to the underdeveloped mountainous areas and islands in 11 counties and districts, and gave new year gifts to more than 2,200 needy households, the disabled and families of organ donors