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XIMB organizes a Street Store to experience the Joy of Giving

01st November 2015, Bhubaneswar ::The students of Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar organized a Street Store to distribute clothes to those in need. Street store as an idea started in 2014 and has been organized globally across nations since then. The Street Store aims at distributing clothing and other apparels, donated by the local citizens to the homeless and needy. The ones in need are allowed to browse through the clothes and pick anything they like. The Street store at XIMB saw huge participation with high turnout and long queues, keeping the students of the Social Responsibility Cell busy all day. Approximately 600 beneficiaries got their chosen clothes from this store. This Street Store is the third of its kind in Bhubaneswar. The event was organized in collaboration with the Rotary Club. Pamphlets were handed out to several slums in Bhubaneswar in advance and announcements were made on 92.7 big FM to spread the word. Preparations for the event had started a month back. A strong team of 150 members from the Social Responsibility Cell of XIMB, XUB collected clothes from students as well as the local crowd, and then sorted through the clothes, segregating them according to the type of clothing. The stall was divided into different sections where the different types of clothes were displayed. Those who liked a particular piece could then get a token at the counter and exchange the token for the garment of their choice. Additionally, an eco-friendly paper bag was given with each garment. All the hangers and the paper bags were designed and put together by the team. The Street Store organized at XIMB truly experienced the ‘Joy of Giving’ and brought smiles on several faces this Sunday.
The Social Responsibility Cell of XIMB, XUB has organized several events in the past for children, physically challenged, and also campaigns for raising awareness for a cleaner and greener India. It is also actively involved in ‘Young Adult Education’ and several similar campaigns to educate the less fortunate.
ABOUT XUBStreet store 2
Xavier University, Bhubaneswar (XUB) was established in accordance with the Xavier University Act 2013 and was inaugurated on the 7th of July 2014. The University is India’s first digital University and an institution of higher learning for imparting professional and technical education.XUB offers its Masters in Business Management through its flagship school, XIMB. It also offers Masters in Human Resource Managementthrough Xavier School of Human Resource Management, Rural Management through Xavier School of Rural Management, Sustainability Management through Xavier School of Sustainability and graduate programme in commerce through Xavier School of Commerce. Apart from theseithas also set up other schools of higher learning in various areas like Sustainability, Media & Communications, Finance, Education and Centers of Research in Public Policy & others.
ABOUT XIMB
XIMB, a 28 years old business school of global repute is the Flagship School of Xavier University. Inspired by the Jesuit spirit of ‘Magis’, or excellence, XIMB strives to be a premier institute globally recognized for management education, training, research, and consulting that help build a just and humane society. The Institute today has become widely recognized for its excellence in imparting management education. It is counted among the leading management institutions in the country

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