Annual campaign launched to offer Tet gifts to poor, AO victims

The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VNRC) has launched a humanitarian campaign called “Tet for the poor and Agent Orange victims” to help disadvantaged families and Agent Orange (AO) victims prepare for the coming traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.

The VNRC received VND15 billion donated by 9 organizations and individuals. (Photo: Sggp)

The annual campaign aims to offer at least one million gifts to poor and Agent Orange families in the country.

At present, 63 cities and provinces have registered to take part in the movement and 1,152,885 gifts worth VND52 billion will be sent to disadvantaged families.

The Vietnam Red Cross Society has also launched the campaign by texting TET to 1402 till February 8, 2017. Each SMS costs 20,000 VND.

On this occasion, the VNRC received VND15 billion donated by 9 organizations and individuals.

By Khanh Nguyen – Translated by Kim Khanh

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