The 200,000 Pieces Clothing Day

During the whole months of Ramadan, volunteers across the 32 Resala branches have been collecting, washing and ironing used clothes donated by families across Egypt. On the 29th of Ramadan, 200,000 pieces of clothes were put on display for 70,000 Egyptian poor families at two locations, one at Giza and the other inside Cairo. The preselected poor families were allowed to enter one of those two locations and pick and choose a number of pieces of clothes and take them home for free.

Just imagine putting 200,000 pieces of clothes on display in one single day and offering them to 70,000 families for free during that single day. It was an enormous mission.

Below is a photo of a group of volunteers standing in line ready to enter the location from among thousands of Resala volunteers who have participated in the Resala Clothing Day.

Resala Clothing Day


One Response to “The 200,000 Pieces Clothing Day”

  1. Shafaki Blog » Blog Archive » Resala Clothing Day 2008 Says:

    […] During the month of Ramadan last year (2007), Resala aimed at collecting 100 thousand pieces of used clothes from people in Egypt through its 7 branches in Cairo and 2 branches in Alexandria. At the end of Ramadan last year, Resala exceeded its goal and actually collected 200 thousand pieces of used clothes! […]

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