On Wednesday 21st of December 2022, in the spirit of the yuletide season, Lagos Food Bank Initiative reached out to vulnerable women to provide food and relief items to ensure a happy celebration in their households. The Outreach was in partnership with Allianz Nigeria Insurance Ltd.
In preparation for the outreach, the members of the procurement team facilitated the purchase of the items for the distribution, and our team of active volunteers ensured that plans were in place to make the outreach a success. On Tuesday 20th December 2022, LFBI Inspection Team went into Oworonshoki community to identify and register beneficiaries in preparation for the distribution.
On the morning of the D-day, Volunteers converged at the Lagos Food Bank Operations office in Mangoro/Ikeja at 7:00am to help with final preparation activities and on-loading of food boxes into the truck. At 11:00am, LFBI fleet of vehicles left the operations office to the outreach venue.
On arrival at the outreach venue, the teams from Allianz Nigeria Insurance Ltd were and LFBI team were welcomed by a joyous crowd of beneficiaries. The compliance team worked to ensure that the relevant stakeholders which include partner organization, volunteers and beneficiaries adhered to all safety precautions and the smooth distribution of Food and other relief items.
The beneficiaries expressed their sincere appreciation, they praised the timeliness of the intervention and how the donated food items will go a long way to ensure that they also enjoy the celebration of the season.