The Rebbe would speak on the subject of the particular appeal, and encourage everyone to join, “with joy and gladness of heart.” The Rebbe would give his blessings to those who donate, and would ask that the a joyous song be sung. The song usually sung was V’harkosi lachem bracha ad bli dai.
The Rebbe would make mention of the specially prepared pieces of paper distributed at the Farbrengen for the purpose of writing the donor’s Hebrew name and that of his mother, and in te enveloped distributed would enclose the Tzetel with the donation. The enveloped distributed would enclose the tzetel with the donation. The enveloped would be passed up to the Rebbe’s table where he would personally place them (with assistance of the mazkirim) into large enveloped. At the conclusion of the Farbrengen, the Rebbe would personally carry out the shopping-bag containing the enveloped.