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Thursday, December 27, 2007 and NGO Toybank bring smile to the underprivileged children

Christmas celebrations are just around the corner and one can already feel the buzz and the excitement in anticipation of the celebrations. The festivities bring the people closer and is the ideal occasion to show the love and affection for your loved ones. People buy all kinds of sweets, chocolates, cakes and gifts for their loved ones.

While everyone is in his/her own festive mood for celebration,, India’s first social networking website, has taken the onus and thought of becoming a Santa for the underprivileged children in association with the NGO Toybank. Over 3 million members of will come forward and donate toys – old or new for the underprivileged, which will then be distributed among the kids in slums,municipal schools, hospitals& street members just need to fill a form on the site & the Toybank team will then get in touch with them to facilitate the rest.

Continuing with its efforts to promote social networking for a social cause is the thought behind this initiative in association with Toybank. With the support of over 3 million of its members, hopes to bring a smile to the faces of thousands of underpriviledged children and make them feel like a part of the Christmas celebrations.

Toybank is a non-profit organization which has a strong belief that every child, irrespective of his social & financial background has the right to make the most of his/her childhood. While accessibility to a decent education is of prime importance, one should not overlook how important a role can indulgence in extra-curricular activities help in shaping/moulding the lives of these children as and when they grow to evolve as strong, responsible individuals. After all, these are the very same children who will represent the face of a better globe, a responsible globe. Toybank dreams to place a toy in the hands of every poor child of India. A toy shapes the psyche of the children, so utmost care is taken to give only unbiased and morally correct toys to children.

About is India’s first friendship & social networking site and is a part of Anupam Mittal led People Group. Launched in 2003 with a vision of becoming the hangout place for Indians worldwide, has worked on a simple principle -No one’s a Stranger. Today, has more than 3.5 million members who use the platform to share, interact and connect with like-minded people & make new friends. With features such as Photo & Video Sharing, Blogging, Authenticated Groups, Personalized Zones etc., has become the preferred place for Indians from India & across the world to hang out & stay connected.

About Toybank

Toybank is a non-profit organization which was set up with the aim of providing toys to children who come from a weak socio-economic background. It has a vision to reinstate the joys of childhood & become a strong medium investing in the overall development of a child belonging to a weak socio-economic background who has been deprived of a fair chance to achieve something worthwhile in life.


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