New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANSlife) Indo-American Miss World America Washington Shree Saini will be raising $1 million to prevent deaths due to drug overdose in the United States.
Drug overdose takes 129 lives victims every day in the US.
In particular, to solve the drug-addiction epidemic, Shree is working together with organisations on the local, state and national level in the US.
The 23-year-old Indian American student and anti-bullying activist and her mother Ekta Saini took part in a fundraising event in the US that helped to raise some part of the total amount.
“It is an honour to serve our community. I hope everyone takes the time to go out in their local school, city halls and do their part in improving our world,” a press statement quoted Shree as saying.
“I am speaking with school students to never start drug experimentation, so they can lead a life free of drug addiction,” she added.