GUWAHATI, Dec 26 - The State Bank of India Ladies Club, North Eastern Circle, Guwahati, donated a 425-litre refrigerator along with 61 sets of mattresses, pillows and bedcovers to Ashalaya (Children�s Home) at Chandmari here on Friday for the benefit of the inmates, an email received here stated.
Chief guest Reeta Agarwal along with Anamika Srivastava, secretary of the SBI Ladies Club, handed over the items to Sister Mary Alexander of Ashalaya in the presence of Mallika Bora, treasurer of the club, besides other members at a function held at the auxilium premises.
In her address to the gathering, Agarwal stated that SBI Ladies Club had been rendering yeoman service to the people by way of donation to benevolent and charitable organisations, schools, old-age homes, etc from time to time, besides bringing succour to the poor, needy and the destitute sections of the society.
Sister Mary Alexander of Ashalaya thanked the members of SBI Ladies Club for their kind and noble gesture of donating the items of daily use which she termed as a Christmas gift for the children of the home. She thanked chief guest Agarwal for visiting the home.