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OCYM Dubai Unit Handed Over Haiti Aid

DUBAI: It was a day of immense fulfillment for the members of St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral Youth Movement – Dubai (OCYM), when the materials collected by them for the relief of Haiti Earth Quake victims were handed over to Red Crescent , Dubai in a touching ceremony held at the St. Thomas Indian Orthodox Cathedral on Friday,5th March 2010.

With the permission of Ministry of Islamic Affairs through Red Crescent Dubai , OCYM collected large quantity of new ready made apparels, medicines and food stuff from the members and their well wishers to help the victims of earthquake which struck Haiti on 12 January 2010.

The Collected materials cost Indian Currency approximatly 30 Lacs were sorted, listed and packed by the members and families of OCYM who voluntarily worked day and night and were handed over to the Head of Red Crescent Society, Dubai , Mr. Mohammed Abdullah Alhaj Al Zarooni by Fr. Biju P Thomas, the Unit President and Vicar of St. Thomas Orthodox Cathedral,Dubai.

Robinson Panicker, the Trustee of the Cathedral handed over members contribution cheque (Rs.5 Lacs).

Asst Vicar Fr. Pathose Joy, Vicar of Jabel Ali Congregation, Fr. Aju Abraham., OCYM Vice President, John P Geroge, Cathredral Secretary Marydasan Thomas, OCYM Secretary Manoj Thomas and Mohammed Kamal from the Red Crescent Society were present on the occasion.

General Convener Abi Paulose welcomed the guests and OCYM Tresurer Binny Mathew proposed the vote of thanks.

Managing Committee members, Members of Martha Marium Samajam, MGOCSM, Sunday School, and other members of the participated in the function.