The Thai Red Cross donated millions of cloth masks to protect health volunteers and Thailand Post workers from a possible return of the coronavirus. Red Cross chapters throughout Thailand will distribute around 7 million masks to the public.
Around 2 million of the masks will go to Village Health Volunteers, a longtime charity group that helps people in remote areas of Thailand. The volunteers were deemed “unsung heroes” by a World Health Organisation representative for Thailand, noting their work for educating villagers about Covid-19 and monitoring their health. 100,000 masks will be donated to Thailand Post delivery persons.
Those who wish to make a donation to the Thai Red Cross should make a deposit to the KBank account named “Thai Red Cross Society Disaster Relief,” number 001-1-34567-0. To get receipt for tax deduction, the Red Cross says to label money transfer slips with “For Covid- 19 Relief in Thailand” along with a name, address and phone numbers to email@example.com.
SOURCE: Thai Red Cross
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