(The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Martyrs' Square in central Beirut is known for being a gathering point for protesters, but Sunday it was filled with volunteers supporting an annual donation drive for Lebanon's most vulnerable families. Hundreds of volunteers flocked to the square on the bright, crisp November morning to help sort items brought for donation as part of the Dafa Campaign. Alaywan told The Daily Star that the list of families to receive support has been compiled and includes people from across Lebanon.In 2016, the campaign was able to help 55,000 families in need.Beirutiyat, an NGO that aims to empower groups from across Lebanon and improve neighborhoods, brought a hundred volunteers to help collect and organize the donations according to specific labels.
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