The Zimbabwe National Army held a Charities Thanksgiving Dinner for its partners who contributed to the 2011 fundraising efforts for the less privileged and physically challenged people in the army.The Zimbabwe National Army Charities which raised over US$360 000 held the Charity Thanksgiving Dinner in appreciation of the various organisationsâ€™ contribution to the cause.
The Zimbabwe National Army Commander, Lieutenant-General Phillip Valerio Sibanda, thanked corporates and individuals who made the 2011 campaign successful.
He said the Army Charities will this year target to raise US$500 000 and will this year establish committees to head the fundraising through friends of the Army Charities.
Beneficiaries of last yearâ€™s Army Charities fundraising efforts said the campaign is a noble idea which has improved their lives.
The idea to establish friends of the various army charities was mooted by Lieutenant-General Sibanda last year.