Activities and Events of Junior Red Cross /Youth Red Cross

Rakhi Making Competition

Junior Red Cross, Maharashtra organised Inter-School Rakhi Making Competition at The B.J.P.C Institution & Jr.College, Charni Road East on 22nd July 2023 for the Mumbai city schools. 162 students participated from 10 schools of Mumbai

Awareness on Feminine Hygiene and Distribution of Sanitary Napkins & Book Distribution:

This drive was conducted on 22nd June 2023 at Prerana NGO, Khetwadi. Prerana is a non-governmental organization (NGO) that works in the red light districts Mumbai, to protect children vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation and trafficking.

50 woman sex workers and girl students were briefed about the importance of menstrual hygiene by Youth Red Cross Volunteer Ms. Hetali Deorukhkar and Mrs. Joyce Pinto, Secretary. 100 sanitary pads were distributed to all the beneficiaries. Mr. Bhavesh Sao JRC Co-ordinator and Ms. Hetali played some interactive games with the school children. Later all the children were given stationery items and some was gifted to Prerana NGO. This activity was supported by The Boston Consulting Group India Pvt. Ltd.

Annual summer camp was held from 17th to 20th April 2023 at St. Xavier’s High School, Panchgani, District Satara.

69 students with 3 teachers from the B.J.P.C Institution, Charni Road, St. Xavier’s High School, Borivli and St. Xavier’s High School, Airoli along with 1 youth volunteer and JRC staff attended. The students were briefed about the Red Cross Movement and Junior Red Cross activities by Mr. Bhavesh Sao, JRC Co-ordinator.

Quiz Competition, Personality Pageant, Talent Hunt, Face Painting and games such as musical chairs, housie, treasure hunt etc. were also played. The campers visited Table Land, Bel-Air Nursing College and Hospital, Indian Red Cross Society Wai Hospital and Mapro Factory.

On the last day a valedictory function was held to felicitate the students and teachers. Awards like Best Camper Girl/Boy, Best Overall Camper, Best Participating Schools, Happy Camper Award, Best Dancer, Happy Helper, Most Punctual Boy/ Girl, Most Stylish Icon, Most Cute Camper, The Most Helpful, The Most Popular Boy/Girl, Master/Miss Personality Award, Best Group Award etc were given.

All students and teachers were given a Participation Certificate. The camp was super successful and school principals and parents appreciated the teachers and JRC staff zeal and hard work.

Second Awareness Drive on Feminine Hygiene
The Second Awareness Drive on Feminine Hygiene was conducted at Indira Gandhi Memorial Foundation, Cuffe Parade on 31 March 2022. 60 underprivileged girls were given sanitary pads.
First Awareness Drive on Feminine Hygiene
The First Awareness Drive on Feminine Hygiene was conducted at Navsanjivini Foudation, Vashinaka, Chembur on 29 March 2022. 50 underprivileged girls were given sanitary pads.
Online Juniors Poster Making Competition
Online Juniors Poster Making Competition was held in March 2022 on social topics. 250 students participated.
Colouring Competition for the Junior and Senior kids of Anjuman-I- Islam’s K.Z. Girls’ Primary School, Mahim
JRC Maharashtra organized the Colouring Competition on 30th March 2022 for the Junior and Senior kids of Anjuman-I- Islam’s K.Z. Girls’ Primary School, Mahim. 57 tiny tots participated.
Feminine Hygiene Awareness Online Poster Making Competition
Feminine Hygiene Awareness Online Poster Making Competition was organised in February 2022. 40 students participated from 10 Institutions.
Junior Red Cross Branch started at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Uttar Maharashtra University
On 12th August 2023 Junior Red Cross Branch was started at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Uttar Maharashtra University Jalgaon through Indian Red Cross Society Jalgaon Branch. On this occasion Junior/Youth Red Cross Chairman Dr. Aparna Makasare informed the girls about overall hygiene and effects on body due to hormonal changes. Also cleared the various doubts in the minds of the girls on this aspect.
Drug Free India Campaign
On 11th August,2022 under the guidance of Hon'ble district Collector Mr. Abhijit Raut a Drug Free India campaign was implemented by the YRC wing of IMR College. Students took an oath along with college authorities to eradicate the drug abuse and the side effects were highlighted.
National Youth Day Celebrated on 12th January 2022
On 12th January 2022 Jalgaon District Branch Youth Red Cross wing of Godavari Nursing College celebrated National Youth Day. Motivational Speaker Mr. Manoj Govindwar gave a lecture" ChaloYuvaKuchKarDikhaye
World Organ Donation Day Awareness Rally on 13th August 2022
On 13th August, 2022 on occasion of World Organ Donation Day an awareness rally and a street play was enacted by YRC wing of Godavari Nursing College. Shri. Rajumama MLA of Jalgaon City inaugurated and expressed to set aside any misunderstandings and come forward for organ donation.
Amrit Mahotsav Year of Indian Independence celebrated on 12th August 2022
On 12th August, 2022 on occasion of Amrit Mahotsav Year of Indian Independence , YRC wing of IMR college organized Blood Donation Camp. 35 students donated blood.