Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day
SoRT VESIT in collaboration with VES Trust organized a donation drive to contribute to all those who are stranded and affected by the floods in Kolhapur and Sangli districts of western Maharashtra. It was a two-day drive with the primary objective of extending support to lakhs of people in the midst of a tremendous halt for weeks.
Students, teachers and parents donated food grains like dal, rice and wheat along with other edibles like packed biscuits. The drive was initiated immediately and the food grains collected were stored in the college. VES Trust office coordinated with the Office of District Collector to transport the grains for further process.
The total donations collected at the end of the drive were 201 kg of rice,100 kg of wheat and 58 kg of dal besides multiple boxes of biscuits which were contributed voluntarily by the students and faculty members. Everyone came together during the need of the hour as a community and the drive concluded on an extremely positive note.