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"Care Parcels" Sent to 30,000 Huai'an Left Behind Children

This year's June 1st, more than 30,000 left behind children in Huai'an will receive a "care parcel" filled with learning supplies. In recent years, Huai'an Civil Affairs Bureau and Huai'an Branch of China Post have launched the "Care Parcels" project to protect children in need and left behind in rural areas. Based on its wide network and stable teams, and in the form of government and enterprises' cooperation, the city's caring teams for grass-roots children continue to expand.

Since the launch of the project, more than 400 postmen have delivered over 30,000 copies of project manuals and contact cards to the city's left behind children, establishing the help system with children in crucial need in pairs. At present, they have teamed up with 465 families that need focused help in 98 townships. The project manual which lists the preferential policies, legal rights and safety information and the contact card with names and telephone numbers of postmen and caring supervisors, now become the important "bridge". Children can call for help at any time in case of life difficulties.

Driven by this project, the funding team is also growing. An increasing number of people is showing their love and care for these left behind children by donating "care parcels".