SAVE THE DISTRESSED AT UDAVUM KARANGAL

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THE TITANIC EXPERIENCE  …………..
SAVE THE DISTRESSED AT UDAVUM KARANGAL
I am sure you are all aware that one of our Units – Karunai Illam at Maduravoyal was totally sunk last week and all the 150 women patients were evacuated over night and relocated at our Unit – SHANTHIVANAM at Thiruverkadu.  Since then, all the 400 male & female psychiatric patients and old aged are housed at this place as the water at Karunai Illam is still on the rise.
Now again, the incessant rains on 1st Dec. have doubled the havoc by getting even the SHANTHIVANAM  Unit  submerged under waters.
Another Unit – Malarvanam at Thiruverkadu, where the male psychiatric patients, spastic and the old aged are housed is also flooded with 5 ft water inside the Home.
All their belongings at both these places have been washed away.  The food provisions, beds, blankets, clothes have all been soiled all of a sudden.  The floods are up to the hip and we pray they don’t grow neck deep.  One peculiar thing about our residents who are patients and old aged is that they are still unaware of the grave situation they are into.  All the residents and children have been brought to a safe place on the 1st and 2nd floor of our Home.
It is a tearful experience to see the neighborhood population homeless and stranded on the streets.  We have extended all help by giving  to these people food, blankets, dresses, etc.  You too can make a difference through Udavum Karangal and care for those suffering neighbours.
We again come back to you – Our Well Wishers and Donors who have time and again come to our rescue in meeting a challenging situation like this, for support through your contributions and donations in kind.
Below we give a list of things which will help us rebuild our home:
_     Food items and medical supplies
_     Cots, Hospital rexin beds, pillows, bed sheets
_     Furnitures, house hold and kitchen utensils
_     Gas stoves, wet grinders, electrical fittings
_     Clothes, woollen blankets
_     Building repair materials,
You can contribute either in kind or  your donations may be in the form of a cheque drawn in favour of Udavum Karangal mentioning the purpose as ‘ Donation for flood relief to residents in Udavum Karangal and Neighbourhood. ‘  These donations will qualify for 100% tax relief under section 35 AC of IT Act.
Our address:   Udavum Karangal,  460 NSK  Nagar , Arumbakkam, Chennai 600106.
Contact Phone :  99401 88011 ; 98410 35511
You can also contribute online thru our website using this link
We also request you to pray for the patients of Udavum Karangal and the citizens of Tamil Nadu who are put to great suffering.
Thank you,
With regards,
Pappa Vidyaakar
Founder Secretary
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