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FairPrice extends textbook collection drive to Dec 7

Published on Nov 29, 2012 3:52 PM
 
Acting Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Lawrence Wong (left) and chief executive of NTUC FairPrice Seah Kian Peng dropping textbooks into a collection box at the launch of the 30th anniversary of the NTUC FairPrice’s Share-A-Textbook project on Nov 5, 2012. NTUC FairPrice is appealing for more people to donate their used textbooks as another 150,000 books are required to meet the needs of this year's project. -- PHOTO: NTUC FAIRPRICE

NTUC FairPrice is appealing for more people to donate their used textbooks as another 150,000 books are required to meet the needs of this year's Share-A-Textbook Project.

This year's Share-A-Textbook project, launched at its outlet at nex shopping mall yesterday, aims to collect 350,000 books to be distributed to more than 16,000 students.

It has collected about 200,000 textbooks so far but has extended the textbooks collection deadline from Nov 30 to Dec 7.

The public can donate their textbooks at all FairPrice supermarkets, FairPrice Finest and FairPrice Xtra outlets islandwide.

 
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