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My Journey with Robin Hood

Elizabeth Andrew was so right when she said volunteers do not necessarily have the time, they just have the heart. Smita Singh shares with Anjana Das how she has been able to lead a purposeful life and career, in parallel.  It was over a casual cup of tea that I heard of the Robin Hood Army to donate used clothes and toys to. Today, I am so deeply involved with them, my children prefer to celebrate their birthdays with the kids on street drives. It started with donating clothes and stationery that our children had outgrown, Smita Singh says, “but after a visit to the center I realized we could do more.” The Robin Hood Army (RHA) has no revenue, employees, nor office space. If you want to help all we need is your time, they say. This is what struck her as distinctly different from other charity organizations. Robin Hood Army does not seek funds. They ask volunteers for time to help distribute the surplus food from restaurants to the homeless. After a few street events like Food and Clo
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