HCMC Fatherland Front mobilizes people to support the poor

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SaiGon GP English - 75 month(s) ago 6 readings

The Ho Chi Minh City Fatherland Front Committee and HCMC Television organized a musical program themed “Join Hands of Kindness” on Friday, to raise money for the poor.

At the musical event, deputy chairman of the committee Huynh Dang Linh said that many organizations, enterprises and individuals both in and outside the country donated a total VND10.7 billion (US$ 510,000) while communes and districts in the city collected around VND82.7 billion.

In addition, the Social Security Fund for the Disadvantaged, a sub-division of the HCMC Fatherland Front Committee and media persons also mobilized people to collect over VND324.5 million.

In the end, the city has been able to collect a total amount of VND417 billion ($19,800,000) for distribution to the poor since the beginning of this year.

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