The Hope Foundation Kolkata Chapter in association with ITC Sonar is organizing “Daan Utsav”- Joy of Giving Week. In its third year, Daan Utsav is a nationwide philanthropy movement aimed at spreading joy in the lives of the less fortunate. Eminent personalities like Dr. Manabi Bandopadhyay, Principal, Krishnanagar Women’s College, Actor Sayani Dutta, Jewellery Designer Nilanjana Chakraborty and Producer Satrajit Sen were present to encourage the 2500 less fortunate children nurtured by Hope Foundation and show their support for the noble cause.
Schools like South City International School, Mahadevi Birla World Academy, Birla High School, Shri Shikshayatan School Corporates like ITC Sonar, Infinity, M Junctions, Keventer Agro Group and many more have joined their hands in this one of its kind initiative. Ms. Paulami De Sarkar and Ms. Jui Gupta, Programme Directors, Hope Foundation was also present to address the media.
This year, “Daan Utsav” in Kolkata will be celebrated in a big way where distinguished organizations of the city will hold activities in the Joy of Giving Week. The annual festival of giving is a platform for everyone to reach out and give time, money, skills, clothes, food, books – just about anything – to those who are less fortunate.
The Joy of Giving Week will commence from October 2nd, 2014 and last till October 8th, 2015.