Writing an Appeal
Appeals are made to help the people in need to raise funds for helping others. Such as earthquake victims, Slum children welfare etc.
Points to Remember
1. Use word “Appeal”.
2. Explain who is needy person.
3. Reason for Appeal.
4. Who are appealed?
5. Name, Address and contact number of Appeal maker.
6. Put in a box.
1. You are Anita/Anil, residing at Hari Nagar, New Delhi. Your friend has to undergo a major operation for which he needs rupees two lakhs. Some generous people have donated some money but that is not sufficient. Draft an appeal which will be published in a local daily to generate money for open heart surgery.
A promising badminton player, a national Talent has to undergo an open heart surgery in Escorts Hospital, New Delhi for which he needs Rs. two lakh rupees that he cannot afford. All kind-hearted and generous people are requested to help the needy player so that a precious life may be saved.
116, B-4 Hari Nagar.
2. Write an appeal inviting suitable Donors to offer one Kidney of theirs to save the life of a little girl of four years old. As her both kidneys are damaged. You are Ashu, the sister of victim, residing at B-5, Anand Vihar, Delhi.
A very little girl of 4 years is lying on death bed in AIMS, Delhi. Both her Kidneys are totally damaged beyond repairs. Your benevolent act of donating one Kidney can save a precious and innocent life. Kindly come forward for this noble cause. The blood group of the patient is B+. The donors may please contact : The Medical Superintendent, AIIMS, New Delhi. Mob. : 6212731742
Questions for Practice
Q1. You are building a free charitable hospital for the poor and the needy. Draft a suitable appeal for the public requesting donation for the hospital. (Note : Write the cause (why you are doing so), where and attraction to the donors, name the charitable society (Regd.).
Q2. The Prime Minister of India has made an appeal to the nation to donate liberally to the Prime Minister.s Relief Fund to help the victims of Flood in Bihar. You are Manish/Manisha pupil leader of Ramjas Public School, Rohtak. Draft an appeal to be inserted in the newspaper.