On September 26, at Vinh Nghiem Pagoda (District 3), the Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Charity – Social Committee organized a donation of 600 9-liter oxygen cylinders and 5,000 sets of medical protective equipment to An Giang province, opening the opening ceremony. The program is sent to the Eastern and Southwestern provinces.
In order to kick off the program of donating medical equipment and supplies to the southern provinces and cities. On September 26, 2021, at Vinh Nghiem Communal House (District 3, Ho Chi Minh City), Venerable Thich Thanh Phong – Standing Member of the Council of Fellows, Deputy Head of the BTS Committee and Head of the Charity and Social Affairs Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha of Ho Chi Minh City, Head Vinh Nghiem Communal House has donated many oxygen cylinders and medical protective equipment to An Giang province.
Accordingly, the Charity – Social Committee of the Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha in Ho Chi Minh City donated 600 9-liter oxygen cylinders and 5000 sets of medical protective equipment to An Giang province. In addition, in the near future, the City’s Charity – Buddhist Society will also donate 20,000 medical protective suits to the City Health Department. Ho Chi Minh City and 30,000 medical sets for Dong Nai province to support workers in industrial zones to return to work with peace of mind.
Also in the program to support medical supplies for the Eastern and Southwestern provinces, the City’s Charity – Buddhist Society will also campaign to give many gifts that are essential necessities to support. welfare of the people affected by the epidemic.
Venerable Thich Thanh Phong said that when Ho Chi Minh City begins to relax the distance from work again in the new situation, the City’s Charity – Buddhist Society will also base on the actual situation to reduce the number of rice serving on the front lines and focusing on campaigning and giving welfare packages to help people in need due to the impact of the epidemic to ensure their lives after a long time of social distancing.
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It is known that over the past three months, the Ho Chi Minh City Buddhist Charity – Social Committee in collaboration with Vinh Nghiem Communal House and the “Sharing – Sharing” charity group have cooked more than 10,000 meals a day to serve the community. for the number of front-line rooms, isolation wards and patients at Covid-19 treatment hospitals, more than 16,000 portions of F0 treatment drugs for Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Dong Nai and neighboring provinces, donated many ventilators and medical equipment to hospitals, distributed many gifts and necessities to support people in need due to the impact of the epidemic, etc. supporting “0 dong” coffins for patients who unfortunately died from Covid-19 as well as for the poor and supporting temporary places of worship for the remains of those who died due to the Covid-19 epidemic. The total cost for the above programs is estimated at tens of billions of dong.
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