According to their motto - “Love, truth, and service to community” - Xingyang Volunteer Federation works to enhance people’s sense of social responsibility through providing them various volunteer opportunities.The office is in Xingyang, Henan province.
It’s cold winter, but we feel as in warm spring. We have been concerning and caring about vulnerable groups. In December of 2014. We did activities on 5 aspects: disabled assisting, schooling aid, caring the elderly without family, goods management and volunteers’ training.
1) Disabled assistant service. It covered more areas and households. We visited needy households timely and sent cares in cold winter. On December 3, 3 volunteers visited households in Bomiao village. On 7th, 16 volunteers went to Fenshuiling village for distributing clothes and quilts to 55 households. Meanwhile, 4 volunteers visited a household according to the feedbacks. On 10th, 3 volunteers sent quilts to 2 households. On 25th, 2 volunteers visited 2 villages respectively. On 27th, 2 volunteers organized about 2000 pieces of donated winter clothes. Another 2 volunteers distributed the clothes to households from 2 villages. On 28th, 5 volunteers posted 10 bags of winter clothes to a village in Qinghai province. On 31st, 9 volunteers distributed about 1000 pieces of winter clothes and quilts in Zhenggang village.
2) Schooling aid. On December 2, 2 volunteers brought 1000RMB to Baizai village for schooling help. On 8th, 2 volunteers visited schools and another 2 volunteers took pictures. On 29th, 2 volunteers brought 100 RMB to 3 middle school students respectively.
3) The Elderly Caring Project. On 15th, 15 volunteers visited nursing home and offered hair cutting for 72 senior citizens and nail cutting for 16 senior citizens. On 21st, 3 volunteers visited veterans and brought greetings. On 31st, 2 volunteers visited Gaocun Nursing Home.
Original article written by Zengliang Zhang, translated by Maggie Li, edited by Yanyan Zhang
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