PORTAL - On the occasion of the 76th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Red Cross Society (November 23, 1946 - November 23, 2022), on the morning of November 23, the Provincial Red Cross Society held a "Zero-dong market" fair at a humanitarian site on 30/4 Street, Phu Hoa ward, Thu Dau Mot city.
Attending were Ms. Huynh Thi Xuan Lam - Vice President of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Red Cross Society; Mr. Nguyen Van Loi - Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Head of the Provincial Delegation of National Assembly Deputies; Mr. Nguyen Hoang Thao – Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Honorary Chairman of the Provincial Red Cross Society.
Ms. Nguyen Thi Le Trinh – Chairwoman of the Provincial Red Cross Society speaks to open the Fair
The program has supported 500 disabled people, self-employed workers and people in difficult circumstances affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in Thu Dau Mot City, Thuan An City and Tan Uyen Town. Each gift is worth 1 million VND.
The "Zero-dong market" fair displayed over 20 stalls with a variety of essential foods such as rice, instant noodles, milk, eggs, vegetables, etc. At the "Zero-dong market" fair, the delegates, along with members and volunteers of the Provincial Red Cross Society hand-delivered gifts to the poor and disabled in the locality.
Delegates give gifts and support the movement of the local poor and disabled people
People go to the Zero-dong market
Besides, the Provincial Red Cross Society also awarded 164 scholarships to disadvantaged students in 09 districts, towns and cities, with a total budget of over 520 million VND. Each scholarship is worth 3.2 million VND, including: 01 bicycle, 01 million VND in cash and 01 gift.
Awarding scholarships to disadvantaged students
On this occasion, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Red Cross Society awarded the Certificate of First Prize in the national Communication skit contest "Spreading acts of kindness" to the Red Cross Society of Phu Giao district. The contest was launched by the Central Committee of the Vietnam Red Cross Society, attracting 27 provinces and cities to participate, with 48 works.
On the occasion of the 76th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Red Cross Society, leaders of the Society Central Committee, leaders of the province and leaders of departments, committees, branches, mass organizations, the provincial Red Cross Society also performed a ceremony to congratulate the Society's birthday.
Leaders of the Society Central Committee, leaders of the province, Provincial Society Standing Committee and departments, committees, branches and mass organizations perform the ceremony to congratulate the Society's birthday
Mr. Nguyen Hoang Thao - Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Honorary Chairman of the Provincial Red Cross Society deliveries his gratitude speech at the Fair
On behalf of the provincial leaders, Mr. Nguyen Hoang Thao acknowledged and expressed his deep gratitude to the agencies, units, officials of the Society, volunteers, and sponsors who participated in regularly supporting resources for humanitarian activities of the Provincial Red Cross Society during the past time. He hoped that in the coming time, the Society would continue to receive the support and companionship of provincial leaders, organizations, enterprises, and philanthropy so that the Society can continue to help disadvantaged people in the province to have a stable life.
Reported by Thao Lam- Translated by Thanh Tam