The Clothes Donation Drive, organized by the LECIN team on 24th July in Mansarovar Park Slum, Delhi was an outcome of one month of planning. The young vibrant youngsters from Delhi University had the zeal and enthusiasm, to make it happen. This initiative was in collaboration with Sai Sanskar Foundation based in Kalkaji, which is headed by Ms. Kirti Madan. Her foundation helped LECIN members in the collection of clothes from different localities across Delhi.
For Mrs. Madan, this is an annual event volunteered by her Foundation, whereas for LECIN, this drive was organized for the first time. The President and Founder of LECIN, Ms. Nupur Bhardwaj organized this event for providing clothing to those children from the Mansarovar Slum, who didn’t earlier have clothes to cover themselves properly.
Ms. Bhardwaj is proud that her team of dedicated volunteers collected a big number of clothes from people within few weeks. Total collected packets were 350, while every packet had 2-3 clothes each. There were labels put on every packet, giving clothes specifications, i.e, gender, age group.
25 LECIN members were present at the venue, along with the guests who were Mr. Sudarshan (Member, Citizen Forum, Shahdara), Mr. Mukesh Tomar (Relationship Member, Etasha-NGO, Founder-Jazba Theatre Group), Mr. Prince Singh Rajput and Mr. Varun Joshi (Former Members of Jazba Theatre Group), Mr. Anmol Chawla (President, Rotaract Club, Aurbindo College), Ms. Nidhi (Team Member- Dr. Shroff Eye Care Centre, Delhi).
The Chief Guest for the day was Indian Ice-Skater, Mr. Rajkumar Tiwari who won Gold Medal for India in Seoule, South Koria in 2013 in Winter Olympics. He has been a semi-finalist of India’s Got Talent 2016. Mr. Tiwari came with his brother who is also a budding Ice-Skater, Mr. Manjesh Tiwari. Their friend and Indian Swimmer, Mr. Faidh Hussain also accompanied them in this event.
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