Snapdeal Sunshine, Uber, and UrbanClap partner with NGOs to celebrate Christmas and New Year with underprivileged kids

Snapdeal in partnership with Uber and UrbanClap is planning to bring a special cheer to children supported by 25 of India’s leading NGOs, this Christmas and New Year. As part of this initiative, Snapdeal Sunshine will facilitate customers to donate happiness boxes to over 25 NGOs across India (including Teach for India, GiveIndia, World Vision India, Bharti Foundation, Akshaya Patra, Samarthanam and others), and will also help them arrange Christmas and New Year celebrations for the children they work with. The customers who contribute towards this initiative will receive official invites from Snapdeal to participate in person in these celebrations, at the location of their chosen NGO.

Uber and UrbanClap have joined hands with Snapdeal to enable the Christmas and New Year revelries. While Uber will support customers in reaching the celebration venue, UrbanClap is providing party planners to ensure fun filled celebrations.

Speaking about the initiative, Rajnish Wahi, ‎Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs and Communications, Snapdeal said “It is the season of celebrations and what better way to spread warmth and cheer, than to bring smiles on the faces of children. We are excited and thankful to all our partners, and our customers for helping us ring in Christmas and New Year in a very special and meaningful way.”

While over 16000 happiness boxes have already been donated by customers, the online campaign will remain on till 5th January, and donors can contribute happiness boxes which include pencil boxes, toys, and decorative products like balloons, party caps, frills etc., for the on venue Christmas parties. Given the wide network of NGOs participating in this initiative, celebrations will be held at over 100 locations, across Maharashtra, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Delhi and Gujarat.  Snapdeal will share a celebration calendar for 22nd December – 20th January with donors, giving them the option to participate in person in the festivities and also spend time learning about the work done by the NGOs.