In the convivial spirit of Christmas and the New Year celebration, national telecommunications company, Globacom, has donated food items worth millions of Naira to charity organisations across the country. The items which were delivered by top staff of the company to several charity homes in different states comprised edibles and essentials for children.
Globacom in a statement in Lagos stated that the need to reach out to the less privileged in society underscored the nationwide donation exercise, adding that “This is part of our Corporate Social Responsibility Programmes. It is meant to give the less privileged a feel of excitement during this festive season so that they do not feel forgotten or abandoned.”
The company which described Christmas period as a season of love urged Nigerians to show compassion and care for others, especially the needy. “We must spare a thought for them as we enjoy the Yuletide with our loved ones,” Glo said.
In Lagos, the Glo team visited Little Saints Orphanage, Palmgrove, Heritage Homes, Anthony Village, and Living Fountain Orphanage, Victoria Island. Other beneficiaries include Oluyole Cheshire Home, Sango, the Ibadan Motherless Babies’ Home and School for Children with Special Needs, Ijebu Ode, Ogun State; Mother Theresa Orphanage, Gwarimpa, Abuja and Hope For Survival Orphanage Home, Abuja; Oronsaye Orphanage Home, Benin City and City of David Orphanage, Asaba; Hope House Orphanage, Ikeduru, Owerri, Imo State and Missionaries of Charity, Fegge, Onitsha also benefitted from the Glo largesse.
In the South East and South South regions, the Glo team also visited the Nigerian Red Cross Motherless Babies’ Home, Enugu, and the Nigerian Red Cross Motherless Babies’ Home, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State; Port Harcourt Children’s Home, Borokiri, and Gloryland Children’s Home, Opolo, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State; Infant Jesus Orphanage Home, Calabar, Cross River State and Motherless Babies Home, Eket, Akwa Ibom State.
The donation was also extended to Privilege Abode and Child Love and Protection Advocacy Orphanage both in Jos, Plateau State; State Government Orphanage Home, Jimeta, Yola, Adamawa State, and Social Welfare Office, Gombe; Sokoto State Orphanage Home, Sokoto, Ministry of Women Affairs Orphanage, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State; Posop Foundation International, Bompai, Kano, and Taáwun Foundation, Gabasawa Layout, Katsina State.