Taiwan’s charity groups to collect 50 tons of food for the needy

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/10/15
By: Hsu Chih-wei and Lauren Hung

Taipei, Oct. 15 (CNA) Joining the celebration of this year’s World Food Day 201510150031t0001on Oct. 16, a group of Taiwanese charity organizations have decided to collect food donations for underprivileged people, setting a goal of 50 tons within 50 days, according to the Taipei-based Carrefour Cultural and Educational Foundation.

The charity campaign, called “555 Food Collection Challenge,” has been jointly launched by scores of local philanthropic groups, including the Chinese Christian Relief Association, the Taichung Chapter of the Red Cross of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Social Welfare and Philanthropic Association of Kaohsiung City (SWPACK), the Carrefour foundation said.     [FULL  STORY]

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