10 Dec '11, 6am

NTUC FairPrice distributes 320,000 textbooks to needy students

NTUC FairPrice distributes 320,000 textbooks to needy students

A record 320,000 textbooks were collected for NTUC FairPrice's annual book donation drive after the collection deadline was extended to help meet its target of 250,000 books. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND LIM By Huang Lijie A record 320,000 textbooks were collected for NTUC FairPrice's annual book donation drive after the collection deadline was extended to help meet its target of 250,000 books. Originally, the collection deadline was Nov 30, but only 180,000 textbooks had been collected then, so the donation period was extended to Dec 5. The FairPrice Share-A-Textbook Project was launched in 1983 and aims to help needy students save on school expenses while encouraging recycling and promoting thrift. On Saturday, the donated books were distributed to some 14,000 needy students from low-income families at four distribution centres in Yio Chu Kang Secondary School, Changkat Changi S...

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Sigh. Help The Needy!

Sigh. Help The Needy!

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