“Ek Packet Umeed”- Kids shopping extravaganza with fun filled carnival.
An initiative to revolutionize the lives of underprivileged children by facilitating their educational future.
The day of 25th august, Saturday was well spent with the 1077 underprivileged children in a posh banquet decorated by a professional team.
The place looked like a fairyland with balloons, streamers, confetti’s with beautiful glass facade everywhere. The wish tree was placed right in the centre which has the names of the school visiting the event. Soft toys, gifts, puppets, made the place look very much like a toy land. Trampoline was placed right in the centre. Tattoo table was also placed where the children got tattoos done of their choice.
In one corner DJ. Was keeping the mood live by playing amazing song tracks. Some kids were seen dancing to the tunes. Dhwani and Crescendo band performed too to make the children have a feel of what a live performance is.
Pehchaan (talent hunt for the children was done by CRT-4). Winners of the show were present to perform.
The banquet hall was divided into sections. Each section was a dedicated corner. One had different types of games, the other gifts and stationery items; one had books and accessories, one with clothing items for both boys and girls.
The event “ Ek Packet Umeed” was a very innovative name and concept. Each child was sponsored with Rs 2000 which they could use to buy anything of their choice from the shopping arcade. Along with this they could buy tickets to see the magic show and storytelling. The children bought books, shoes, accessories, clothing items, board games, stationery etc.
The event was one of its kinds and truly a memorable one. The kids loved the idea and the ambience. Special thanks go to the associations who were a great support in hosting this event.
Chief guests- Abhilasha Sethia, Ruchika Gupta and Suchandra Bhutoria inaugurated the event along with the RTi national and area dignitaries.
National dignitary Non Fte Convenor Tr. Abhishek Goyal travelled all the way from Ahmedabad for the event. Area dignitaries of Area 4 Tr. Manish Lakhotia (Chairman )along with the Tablers from the area were also present.
Not to forget the dedicated team of the Victorians under the Chairmanship of Tr. Ayush Beriwala who was the mastermind behind this event needs special mentioning.
Heartful thanks to the sponsors Anmol Biscuits( Mr. Dilip and Saroj Chowdhury) and New Kohinoor decorators for being a aprt of the event as sponsors.
Corporate like Mrs Sumedha Saraogi of Balrampur Chini Mills was also present to witness the magnum of this event and has assured her helping hand in future such events. The event brought smiles to 1077 kids with approx 20 lakhs worth of social activity done.
Twinklers from the Area 4 were also seen enjoying the event. The event was well publicized with the hoarding of the event around two city locations.