|Posted : 06 Jan, 2016 22:04:19
Footsteps distributes warm clothes in greater Rangpur
RANGPUR, Jan 6 : Footsteps Foundation, a Dhaka-based youth empowered social business based organisation, distributed warm clothes among the cold-stricken people of Rangpur region during the past two days.
Volunteers of the organisation launched the programme ‘A Heartwarming Winter 2016’ this year for the third consecutive time to assist the poor, distressed and underprivileged people adapt to the bitter cold through collecting and distributing warm clothes.
Earlier, the Footsteps volunteers collected the winter donations from different houses and offices in Gulshan and Banani areas of capital city recently.
Carrying by a truck, volunteers of the organisation donated their collected warm clothes among thousands of people in Chilmari upazila of Kurigram, Gaibandha, Kawnia and Sadar upazilas of Rangpur districts on Monday and Tuesday last.
Under the programme, volunteers of Footsteps distributed 2,700 pieces of quality blankets, 2,000 pieces of mosquito nets, 2,000 pieces of winter hats, 150 sacks and boxes full of sweaters, T-shirts and other clothes among the cold-hit people, according to a news agency.
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