The entire nation is under complete lockdown for the past two month. The positive cases in India has crossed 1 Lakh mark. This pandemic has affected lakhs of people. Many are struggling for food, shelter. Many migrant labour across the nation got affected because of sudden stop in cash flow. Thankfully many NGO’s, social service communities and celebrities have joined hands to help the needy with food, shelter and mode of transport.
Read about this 8 celebrities who have not only contributed money but also they went out of there way to help the needy.
Despite being in New York during lockdown, Michelin Star Chef Vikas Khanna has extended his support for people who are suffering across the India. So far he has provided 50 tons of dry rations which includes rice, atta and dal. He also provided sanitary pads to NGOs, orphanages, old age homes, social service communities and individuals in 50 cities across India.
All these years, they have stood for hours to feed people. And now they don’t have food for themselves. we’ve reached out to them. Supplies are being sent to Hyderabad and Bengaluru tooVikas Khanna
Sunil Shetty’s daughter Athiya shetty and wife Mana Shetty are supporting the children through “Save The Children India” organisation by organising relife kits which includes essential groceries and medicine. Athiya has also beem helping the NGO by sourcing hearing aids and specific batteries for children with hearing disabilities.
Irfan and Yusuf Pathan
Former cricketer Irfan and Yusuf Pathan have distributed over 4000 mask in Vadodara & Gujarat. Beside this they have also distributed over 5,000 kg rice, 5,700 kg potatoes, and 10,000 kg of grains.
Rakul Preet Singh
Actress Rakul Preet Singh along with her family make meal for 200 families. This meals are prepared in her apartment and are distributed to the needy families in Gurgaon.
We are facilitation teo meals a day for all those people and we have decided to do it till the time the lockdown is in place. If the lockdown gets pushed further, I will keep doing that; said to TOIRakul Preet Singh
Actor Prakash Raj has arranged food and shelter for 11 daily wage worker and there families from Pondichery, Chennai and Khammam. Beside this he also distributed essential commodities to over 500 families. Feeding 250 homeless at kovalam.
After receiving permission from the Karnataka and Maharashtra Government. Actor Sonu Sood arranged 10 buses along along with meal kit for migrants stuck in Mumbai. He has also donated 1500 PPE Kits to punjab and also allowed his Hotel in Mumbai as accommodation for medical workers.
Every Indian deserves to be with their families and dear ones in this crisis. So it was really difficult for me to watch these migrants walk on roads including the little kids and old parentsSonu Sood