A total of 152 donation boxes were filled by students and staff of the Debrecen Vocational Training Centre (DSZC).  

The packages will make Christmas brighter for families in need with the help of the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid (Magyar Református Szeretetszolgálat).

The students, teachers and staff of the vocational training centre filled twice as many donation boxes with durable food and hygiene products as in the previous year. In total, they were able to help 152 families.

“It has always been important for us to foster social responsibility in our students. I see this becoming stronger in them,” Sándor Szilágyi, Director General of the Debrecen Vocational Training Centre, said. For years, the institutions of the centre have regularly joined the Advent fundraising campaigns of the church.

“We take nothing from this world with us. And if we can donate what we have, let us do it, because there are our fellow human beings who are in a difficult situation,” István Oláh, President-Pastor of the Reformed Parish of Debrecen-Nagytemplom Reformed Church, stressed.

Diána Széles, Deputy Mayor of Debrecen, said that the boxes are also a means of caring, as donations can make a big difference in the lives of people in need in the long term.

“Our goal is to improve the quality of life of those in need after a small amount of help. Because it is important not only to provide one-off help, but also to give opportunities,” she said.

In cooperation with the Debrecen Charity Board and the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid, the parcels will be delivered to families in need before Christmas.

Source: debrecen.hu

Author: Debrecen4U