Spring Daleans avow support to the Indian Red Cross Society’s cause and the destitute folks it supports
The concern of the Spring Daleans for the vulnerable folks of the society and the organizations like the Indian Red Cross Society, which provide succor for them, came to the fore on Monday, when the school’s management, staff and students took an oath to support their cause. The occasion was World Red Cross Day 2017 observed in the school premises to sensitize staff and students about the functioning of the Indian Red Cross Society.
Themed ‘Everywhere for everyone’, the World Red Cross Day 2017 celebrations saw the staff and students of Spring Dales avowing their support to various causes of the Red Cross entailing service to the destitute, the sick and the suffering folks in the society.
Stating that the job of the Red Cross entails providing charitable, medical, financial and logistical support to the needy folks, Mr Rajiv Kumar Sharma, Principal, Spring Dale Senior School, said that the World Red Cross Day is observed on May 8, on the occasion of the birthday of Henry Dunant, the founder of the International Red Cross Society.
“Dunant initially founded the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) in 1863 to provide medical aid to the soldiers wounded in an armed combat, but the general aim of the Indian Red Cross Society, a part of the ICRC is to protect human life and health based in India,” he said.
Dr Kirat Sandhu Cheema, Director, Spring Dale Senior School, and Mr Sahiljit Singh Sandhu, President, Spring Dale Educational Society, said that charitable causes, such as those pursued by the Indian Red Cross Society, were very close to the hearts of the Spring Daleans. “Spring Dales has always been an ardent supporter of the Red Cross and others, who help the suffering humanity. We reiterate our commitment to continue extending support to them and the causes they pursue,” they said.
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