New Year's gifts for 4800 street kids in India

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Feb 6, 2012

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NYGF 2012
NYGF 2012

Dear Donors,

Thank you so much for your kind contributions towards the FFLV New Year Gift Festival 2012. It was a huge success this year.

Here we are to share the lovely experience that you gifted to the children and to us:

After days of packing and preparations, when the Food For Life Vrindavan team set out for the New Year gift distribution 2012 and entered the villages, thousands of cute little faces lit up seeing their gifts arrive. While some waited in anticipation to receive their gifts, many started chasing the vehicle that carried the gifts to be the first one in the row. Food for Life Vrindavan successfully carried out their 16th year of Gift Distribution, this time distributing a total of 5,000 gift packs! It is hard to put to words how we felt to see little twinkling faces burrowed deep into their gift bags, counting their precious possessions. One of our volunteers who participated in the distribution shared his experiences.

Morgan Shaver: “Delivering the New Year’s gifts to local schools was a blessing in more ways than one. Of course, the most warming blessing of the experience was the priceless and numerous amounts of smiles that the children wore proudly. Another blessing of this experience was being able to be apart of the vast amount of giving that Food for Life does constantly. The final blessing that I observed during this experience was seeing how much one organization could do. Food for Life not only has built and maintained a fantastic program but selflessly gives to other schools that aren’t as fortunate as themselves.”

We thank you again for making this possible year after year!!

Blessings and Love

Rupa Raghunath Das



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