Daan Utsav - Joy of Giving 2022-23

Sophia High School Interact Club organised the annual collection of food grainsfrom the whole school on 14 th , 15 th and 17 th of October, 2022. The subsequent distribution of this to the poor is called Daan Utsav. This is an endeavour to brighten up the festive season in many households.

Convenient food kits of grocery which includes 5kgs rice, and a kg each of wheat flour, sugar, dals, jaggery, and oil were packed for distribution.

This year the distributionof around 3000 kgs of food and grocery items collected started off with the 108 inmates of Old age, leprosy and Aids centre at Sumanahalli, 6 representatives who came on campus received gratefullya collective 300 kgs in their food kits. Then at Dodananagar, 150 low income families of the local slum area received combined 1500 kgs in their food kits.Distribution also took place additionally to the tune of a collective amount of 500 kgs to Sophia maintenance staff, 100 kgs to 10 families of graveyard workers, 50 kgs to Jerome Home with 11 poor old inmates, 250 kgs to orphans of Jeevanalaya Children’s Home, Nelamangala, 350 kgs to 35 inmates Orione Home, Gedalahalli including a few well stocked bags for a few needy students. The Interact Club members are proud to represent the rest of the school for such a noble cause.