Covid-19 Relief Work
From the last week of March 2020 to the fourth week of September 2020, Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Salem, as per the guidelines of our Headquarters, actively conducted the COVID 19 Relief Work. During this period, we have distributed Provisions and hygiene kits to about 12,080 poor/ needy families in Salem District. We have spent to the tune of Rs.98,50,000.
We distributed the Provisions and hygiene kits to many families of students studying at the Government/ Panchayat schools, Temple Priests, Corporation / Panchayat Sanitary Workers, Taxi Drivers, Porters at Salem Junction, Painters, Auto drivers, Outsourced Housekeeping staff at Government Hospital, Salem, Watchmen, Sanitary workers in villages, Families of Students in Tribal areas, Septic tank cleaning community, Cobblers, Roadside vendors having puncher shops, tender coconut vendors, Musicians, Street Performers, Crematorium staff, Washermen families, Potters, Migratory Workers, Poor families living in Slums, families of students of our Pudur Tuition Centre - twice and so on.
This Noble Work would not have been possible without the wholehearted support of all the donors and various organisations. The donors’ valuable Financial support at every stage was timely and helped us in a big way in carrying out this Relief Work.
Our Gratitude to all our Vendors for their timely supplies at very favourable prices that helped us a great deal in saving a lot of time and money. Our Gratitude to our Headquarters for sending Financial Support to carry out this Relief Work.
We would like to thank all the Volunteers who helped us at every stage like going for survey, Packing, Loading / Unloading and other related work during the Distribution. We again thank each one of the donors for lending their support towards this cause.
“Service to Mankind is Service to God” and that is what each one of the donors has done during this Relief Work by serving Him through these needy people. May The Blessings of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi and Swami Vivekananda be showered upon each one of the donors & volunteers and their families. Let us pray for the well being of our countrymen.