VYF launches Winter Volunteer Program 2015

Web.HCYU.22/10/2015. Lang Son - toward the 12th National Congress of the Party and to celebrate the 59th Anniversary of the Central Committee of Vietnam Youth Federation (18/10/2015), the Vietnam Youth Federation (VYF) holds the Launching Ceremony of the “Winter Volunteer 2015 Program” and “Spring Volunteer 2016 Program” Loc Binh District, Lạng Son Province.

The event was attended by Secretary Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee, President of Viet Nam Youth Federation, Mr Nguyen Phi Long and 1500 youth union members and youth of Lang Son Province.

Initiated in 2009, the prestige programs attract millions of youths each year join diverse and profound operation contents, contributing to the economic development, especially in the disadvantaged, border, islands areas; regions affected by natural disasters, floods, cold weather; poverty eradication and ensuring the contributions of social security, new rural construction.

Youth leaders kick start the volunteer activities
Youth leaders kick start the volunteer activities

This year volunteer programs’ topic of “I love my Fatherland” running from October 2015 to February 2016. The activities include “For A Warm Winter” program, “Accompany with farmers” program, “For public health” program and “Volunteering Spring” aiming at supporting and taking care of disadvantaged youths and the poor’s Tet Holiday.

After the Ceremony, the voluntary activities are being implemented simultaneously in Loc Binh Town, Nhuong Ban Commune, Yen Khoai Commune, Xuan Man Commune of Loc Binh District, Lang Son Province.

Earlier, units and individuals has given 400 national flags for the people in Loc Binh District; 30 smart glasses for 30 blind people in difficulties; Tre Publishing House had also donated 20 bookcases worth 200 million VND to 20 bordering commune; training courses on traffic safety for 1,500 Youth Union members.

Hoang Son