Pepc Foundation, a non – Governmental and Humanitarian organization, is set to support 5000 families in Ikorodu and Ibeju – Lekki parts of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria, with food items for the Christmas season.
The foundation, which has reached out to about 50, 000 families since its inception, is targeting widows, less privileged, aged persons, people with special abilities and other vulnerable people, for the food support programme.
According to its founder, Barr. Luqman Akinsanya, he said that the food items will come in boxes while also commending those that have supported the foundation for the food items.
“This December, we are taking a bold step to give free food boxes to over 5,000 homes”, he said.
“We appreciate everyone that has supported us financially and with food items but we are available to receive more support as we put smiles on people’s faces.
“Target audience are single mothers, widows and the elderly persons in Ikorodu and Ibeju Lekki. Together we can all win”, he said.
The first phase of the project will commence in Ibeju Lekki on Monday, December 20, while on Thursday, the foundation will gather again to put smiles on orphans and other children with food and gift items.
It will be Ikorodu’s turn on Friday when food items will be donated to the needy in the spirit of the season.
Pepc Foundation has been engaging in supporting families and individuals with food items, promoting educational developments by distributing materials which includes school bags, exercise books, school sandals, textbooks, mathematical sets, uniforms and other materials to students across the state.
The body has also been promoting sports and other social development.