Following are some ventures to provide food and other essentials to daily wage workers:
 
LISTINGS
AMMA CANTEEN | FOOD

State incorporated Amma Canteen continues to serve the daily wagers and migrants with free food during the lockdown.

Contact:
(91)-44-25369444

ACID SURVIVORS AND WOMEN WELFARE FOUNDATION | ESSENTIALS & RELIEF

Acid survivors and Women welfare foundation is providing essential supplies and relief materials to daily wage workers and 10,000 low income families living in slums of Chennai central. 

Contact:

Mr. Avijit Kumar: 9836190904

NOFOODWASTE | FOOD

Nofoodwaste is recovering surplus food from households and other food joints to donate it to the needy. 

Contact:

9087790877

The helpline number 044-46314726 is primarily set for senior citizens and those with compromised immunity. Essentials such as groceries, medicines and drinking water may also be delivered to their doorsteps by a set of volunteers.

 

Control room for people/migrants who need to make travel emergencies:
Contact:

75300 01100 or gcpcorona2020@gmail.com

Oasis India

Oasis India’s vision is to form a community a place where everyone is included making a contribution and reaching their God-given potential. Oasis India have come together to supply dry ration kits, masks and daily essentials for those in grave need.

Contact:

Visit Oasis India Page

Alliance for Progressive Indians

 

Alliance for Progressive Indians in association with Thozhamai Chennai and Max Medical Foundation has began working to provide relief to the marginalized sections of the society, all over the state of Tamil Nadu.

Oxfam India

Oxfam India is a movement of people working to end discrimination and create a free and just society.Oxfam India along with BLESS distributed ready to eat meals to migrant workers in Chennai as a part of Covid19 relief work.

 

Contact:

Visit Oxfam India Page

Nishabda Seva Trust

Nishabda Seva Trust is providing food to low wage families in and around Chennai.

 

Contact:

9790724069

Visit Nishabda Seva Trust Page

The Jesuit Conference of India

The Jesuit Conference of India team distributed covid19 relief materials to tribal Irula families in the Chennai Province.

Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Capgemini is making efforts to provide groceries, food packets and masks in Chennai.

Contact:

Visit Capgemini Page

 
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SAFA SOCIETY’S YOUTH FEED INDIA CAMPAIGN

Youth Feed India is a campaign to provide packets of dry ration to the daily wage workers, homeless and migrant labourers across five major cities including Chennai. Each pack is procured at a cost in the range of Rs.450 to 500/- and would last a family of four for 3-4 days. The contents of the pack may be locally customized to suit dietary preferences of location. 

Considering the need for a minimum of 2000 packets, we are in need of at least 10, 00,000 to support vulnerable groups over the next few weeks of lockdown. 

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DISPATCHES

 

COMMUNITY EFFORTS

OXFAM INDIA’S INTEGRATED RESPONSE FOR VULNERABLE FAMILIES

Oxfam India needs funds in order to engage with the government and raise the issue of immediate economic assistance to informal workforce on public platforms. In addition, they are working towards providing livelihood support for frontline health workers and vulnerable communities. 

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SUMANASA FOUNDATION 

Sumanasa Foundation has called for contributions to fulfill a target of ₹20,000, in order to provide 100 kilograms of rice, 50 kilograms of dal, 45 liters of oil, 15 kilograms of salt, jeera, turmeric and chili powder for the city’s community kitchens, run by the Greater Chennai Corporation. 

Contact:

044 – 28306800

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COMMUNITY EFFORTS
YEIN UDAAN

Yein Udaan is carrying out Covid-19 relief work by providing grocery kits with essential food items to 500 Transwomen and 900 daily wage earners along with their families in the first week of lockdown. They have additionally acquired 20,000 kits to benefit 80,000 people over the next four weeks. 

AIR FORCE STATION IN AVADI

Personnel from the Air Force Station in Avadi, Chennai distributed cooked food, water, groceries, sanitation material through the week to the daily wagers and migrants at the Wallajah road, Rajaji Salai, Anna Salai and areas adjacent to Fort railway station. The army also provided groceries to the NGO Food Bank Chennai, for further distribution to the needy. 

THE CHENNAI CORPORATION

is commissioning daily wagers to run 7000 mobile grocery units across the city to ensure that people don’t have to venture out of their homes to buy essential items.

CORPORATE INITIATIVES
FOOD DELIVERY APPS DELIVER GROCERIES, VEGGIES

The idea is to offer a total of 18 vegetables and 8 fruits to the city residents, who are finding it difficult to get the commodities due to the lockdown on account of COVID-19. This not only helps consumers who cannot step out of their homes freely during the pandemic, but also to ensure that the employees can continue working.

FORD INDIA, CHENNAI

In addition to distributing face shields to sanitary workers and low income groups, it's also raising $1 million potential aid to cover the needs of vulnerable communities, whose work has been disrupted due to lockdown. 

REFERENCES

SAFA SOCIETY’S YOUTH FEED INDIA CAMPAIGN

AIR FORCE STATION 

THE CHENNAI CORPORATION​

YEIN UDAAN

SUMANASA FOUNDATION 

OXFAM INDIA’S INTEGRATED RESPONSE FOR VULNERABLE FAMILIES

FORD INDIA, CHENNAI

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