Extend a Helping Hand During COVID-19…

By Foodism Team

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Extend a Helping Hand During COVID-19…

Our true test is during adversity and helping other during trying times is being humane in the truest sense of the word! While the medical fraternity, police, civic authorities, pharmacists, essentials vendors etc. are valiantly doing their duties it is high time that we too pitch in – and we can do so virtually without stepping out of our houses during the lock down period. 

Here’s sharing information about how - 

Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund)

pmindia.gov.in

Zomato's Feeding India

The food delivery giant has started the 'Feeding India' Initiative to collect funds to get food supplies for the needy in collaboration with various Indian NGOs. https://www.zomato.com/blog/feed-daily-wager

Uday Foundation

This NGO aims at providing hand wash, sanitizers, and deliver a month-long food supply to targeted people with the funds they raise 

https://www.udayfoundation.org/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/

Give India

This is an online donation platform through which one can donate money to verified NGOs and beneficiaries. The platform has two featured missions related to coronavirus that one can donate for – 

For daily wage earners affected by the lockdown https://indiafightscorona.giveindia.org/

To provide hygiene kits for the poor https://indiafightscorona.giveindia.org/prevention-kit/

Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action - YUVA

YUVA is providing food to slum dwellers and needy individuals (ice-cream hawkers, garland makers, waste collectors etc.) amid the coronavirus outbreak

https://www.facebook.com/YUVAINDIA84/

Goonj

This Delhi-based NGO has started bracing for the aftermath of the pandemic and is collecting donations for relief work like providing daily wage workers with essentials like 'dry ration, and personal care material'

https://goonj.org/support-covid-19-affected#

Action for Pune Development

Senior citizens, who need groceries and medicines, are being helped by volunteers of Action for Pune Development. Anyone interested in volunteering can reach out to them at https://www.instagram.com/apdindia/

Janta Rasoi

The kitchens of ‘Shanghai Surprise’, a Gurgaon-based cloud kitchen, is currently functioning as the centre of the community-led initiative ‘Janta Rasoi’ which is offering food to the daily wagers who are out of work due to the lockdown

https://www.facebook.com/ShanghaiSurprise.in/

There are many more philanthropic organizations and individuals … Let us also extend our hand not to accuse but to help!