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SBI extends celebration for ‘Joy of Giving’ Festival

With a constant commitment towards extending a helping hand to the underprivileged sections of the society, State Bank of India (SBI) has decided to donate necessary items to The Salvation Army, under its continued celebration for ‘Joy of Giving’ Festival. The international NGO is known for its humanitarian work in 131 countries – running charity shops, operating shelters for the homeless and disaster relief, and providing humanitarian aid to developing countries.

 Trucks filled with items such as clothes, books, stationery and other household items for The Salvation Army, was flagged-off by Shri Dinesh Khara, Chairman, SBI on October 31 at the SBI Corporate Centre. The philanthropic festival of ‘Joy of Giving’ was spearheaded by Ms. Shabnam Narayan, CGM (SARG), SBI. All 65 branches of SBI’s Stressed Assets Resolution Group (SARG) Vertical celebrated this festival at the same time across the country.

 The international NGO, Salvation Army has one of its branches at Mumbai and Maj. Jayanti Macus along with his team graced the occasion to accept the gift from the Chairman Shri Khara.