Through its second annual giving campaign themed “Season of Giving,” Sony Music Group partnered with Lagos Food Bank Initiative on Saturday, 18th of November 2023, to provide nutritious food items and relief materials to vulnerable but resilient women living in Makoko community, Lagos.
With increasing inflation rates in the nation, it was a timely successful community outreach for the beneficiaries of Makoko community, reducing the effects of food insecurity and improving the health of the older population through equitable access to a healthy diet.
Addressing the crowd present for the distribution, the Founder/Executive Director of the Lagos Food Bank, Dr. Michael Sunbola, expressed his utmost gratitude to the partner of the day for their kindness to humanity, and also to the volunteers for their unwavering support in impacting society positively. He also highlighted the ongoing Volunteer Award Nomination, as a way of recognizing and appreciating the commitment and dedication shown by our esteemed volunteers, which is to be presented to those most deserving of praise on the International Volunteers Day.
The outreach witnessed a special guest in the person of Timi Dakolo, who lightened up the hearts and spirits of beneficiaries and volunteers by wholeheartedly participating in the outreach activities and interacting with all jovially. In his address to the crowd, he commended the food bank for consistently catering to humanity and encouraged everyone to be helpful to each other, stating that showing love and kindness to those in need is the only way to make the world a better place for all.
The beneficiaries of the outreach were very much appreciative of the initiative, as they expressed their gratitude through numerous testimonials, dancing and celebrating upon receiving their distribution boxes.