We’ve come up with a list of events and initiatives that benefit the less privileged during the season. They need all the support they can get in terms of donations and time. So do lend a helping hand with those who have very little by digging deep into your hearts and pockets.
Spread A Little Love will head to the Apeksha Hospital once again on the 10th of December to spread a lot of good cheer and tidings. They are currently in the process of collecting and finalising gift hampers for inhouse patients and need as much help as possible. Inbox them on Facebook for more information on how you can be part of the initiative.
Amahi Foundation is collecting reusable sarees to make new clothing for less privileged kiddies. You can drop off your old sarees at 34 Ward Place, Colombo 7 (next to Coco Veranda) or give them a call on 776 800 000 or 759 321 132 to arrange a collection.
Voice For Voiceless Foundation is working on their 12 Days To Christmas projects. Their actions include the City Cleaners Appreciation Day, Appreciation Lunch For Police Officers, School Pack Donation to 1500 Children, Support Towards 100 Widows In Eravur, Secret Santa Project and many more. To support their various Christmas projects, you can direct your donations to:
Account No: 101000432815
Account Name: The Voice Foundation
Bank/Branch: NDB (National Development Bank) Battaramulla, Sri Lanka
Swift: NDBSLKLX | Bank code: 7214 | Branch code: 8090
The Soup Bowl is hosting their annual Gifts For Street People this Christmas again. For the third consecutive year, the project aims to give useful presents to 150 adults and 50 kids from poor families or living on the streets. To donate to this project, contact 774 841 134, 769 123 488 or 714 233 614.
For the 10th time, STICH is making sure no one goes through the festive season feeling alone or forgotten with their Christmas with Love 2017 campaign. You can help STICH by donating gifts or money, volunteering to sing or play music during their visits to Children's and Elders' Homes or by simply joining in the visits and having a chat with people. If you're motivated, don't hesitate to contact 776 975 553 or 777 512 416 or to email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kandy District President Scouts and President Guides are organising Light The Sky, a kite and sky lantern event, in order to raise funds for the Kandy Cancer Home where more than 100 patients are undergoing treatment. Join them on the 16th of December 2017 on Galle Face Terrace.
WISTA Sri Lanka and Women in Management (WIM) are organizing Village In the City on the 2nd of December at Bayleaf Restaurant, a sale to promote the sustainability of the local handicraft industry and to empower rural women entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka. You can help them fundraise for their cause by attending Village In The City.
Inaugurated in 2010, Run For Their Lives is a 5 km charity run organised by Rotaract Club of Colombo Uptown (RCCU), a proud member of Rotaract District. This year, it will take place on the 10th of December at the Racecourse in Colombo. The aim of the event is to raise fund for the National Cancer Institute in Maharagama. So start training now.
Prithipura Communities is raising funds for their school in Cotagala. You can donate to the Cotagala School via Global Giving. The Cotagala School provides education and vocational training to 80 children and young people with disabilities, many of whom have no family support. To give go here
The Colombo Gospel Tabernacle of are visiting the Lady Ridgeway Hospital to share some hope, and good tidings and are in need of finances to purchase their hamper packs. The following are the requirements. To give, contact the relevant numbers provided.