Eidi Collection Drive – Day 1

I recently annouced a Eidi Collection drive started by a concerned group of people here in Karachi. Sadly, there was not much response. Its very depressing.. have we really forgotten?

Image147.jpgToday, we sat out for the first day at the PAF museum. Unaiza has captured the day quite well on her blog, so give it a read. Her determination and motivation for the cause is commendable. In the morning we setup banners at the drop point, and then spent the rest of the day, calling and smsing friends, family and others to create awareness. Tomorrow, the drive will also be covered by the Daily Times and the TV telethon on Indus TV network will begin.

At 8:30 today, we got our very first donation.
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Its a small step, but a confirmed step! Inshallah, tomorrow, we’ll be looking for more. I once again appeal to my fellow citymen!! Open your hearts!

If anyone is willing to volunteer, please contact either me or unaiza asap. Your help would be highly appreciated.

8 Comments so far

  1. UZi (unregistered) on October 16th, 2006 @ 2:08 am

    just got back from work… i’ll come over tomorrow morning! also, i’ll forward the Daily Times waaley article ka link as soon as it gets uploaded!


  2. icedmocha (unregistered) on October 16th, 2006 @ 2:50 am

    hey am disappointed that u didn’t have that gr8 a turnout.. hopefully the media attention should help along the way. the more ppl that hear about it the better. will also post a link up l8r. btw how many days r u doing this 4?? good luk 4 2morow!


  3. scarlett (unregistered) on October 16th, 2006 @ 9:20 am

    i don’t think the earthquake victims need any edibles what they really need is money and help to rebuild their houses asap.


  4. mansoor (unregistered) on October 16th, 2006 @ 11:40 am

    uzi: thanks :)

    icedmocha: we’re doing this till the 20th (for now). Phir dekhein gay..

    scarlett: this is for the children..


  5. UZi (unregistered) on October 16th, 2006 @ 1:01 pm

    http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006\10\16\story_16-10-2006_pg12_3

    There you go! : )


  6. UZi (unregistered) on October 16th, 2006 @ 1:06 pm

    oh, and we got it printed in the Islamabad edition too!!!

    http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006\10\16\story_16-10-2006_pg7_7


  7. mansoor (unregistered) on October 16th, 2006 @ 2:06 pm

    UZI: great! thanks!!


  8. Keep Walking! (unregistered) on October 17th, 2006 @ 10:29 am

    Mansoor, whats your number? can you pls send me on 0333-2405770.

    thanks
    Zain



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