The foundation then procures and provides for material and monetary relief that would help the institutions most.
Such donations and charity events are held at regular intervals throughout the year. In addition, blood donation camps are conducted from time to time. Many of the fans/ foundation members are registered blood donors, and have signed up for organ donations as well.
Charity at Nirmala devi charitable trust (13th June 2010), Guduvancheri
Charity eventat Gandhiji Rehabiliation Centre (7th June 2009), Poonamalle, Chennai
Donation of Fund for the Andhra Pradesh – Karnataka Flood Relief Operations (October 2009)
Blood Donation Camp (8th June 2008), Virugambakkam, Chennai
Charity activity at Little Sisters of the Poor (8th June 2008), Banglore
Donation for Kalaiselvi Karunalaya (15th June 2008), Mogapair, Chennai
Donation to Freedom Foundation (2nd October 2008), Chennai
Charity at Jeevan Gnanodhaya School (28th Dec 2008), Chengalpet
Charity for Organization named RASA (4th June 2007), Chennai
Blood Donation Camp (2nd December 2007), Indian Red Cross Society, Egmore, Chennai
Bangalore Meet - 28 Jan 2007
Coimbatore Meet - 17 Feb 2008
Hyderabad Meet - 08 Feb 2009
Chennai Meet - 21 Feb 2010
Indicative Sample of Foundations’ Charity Activities
Gandhiji Rehabilitation Centre, Chennai
Donations to the tune of Rs. 75,000/- were made to the centre to meet their most critical and urgent requirements.
Aadarana is an orphanage for young children and it caters to their daily needs and educational requirements. It has two divisions, one housing around 40 boys and the other around 25 girls.
Donations, by way essential food grains, durable and non durable requirements and cash were donated to the institution
Jeevan Gnanodhaya School for the Deaf & Dumb, Chengalpet,
The SPB Fans Charitable Foundation (Regd), Chennai had organized a charity Jeevan Gnanodhaya School for the Deaf & Mute, situated at Chengalpet, 50 kms away from Chennai. The school founded in 1989, has 150 deaf & mute children on its rolls and does commendable work through novel teaching methods and scientific techniques in improving their abilities
Rs.1,00,000 was donated to the Institution in the form of class room furniture, utensils and other utilities.
Freedom Foundation, Chennai
Freedom Foundation has been the pioneers of Substance Abuse & HIV/AIDS interventions in India, especially in the area of comprehensive care & support. Freedom Foundation is credited to have set up the first comprehensive community based care and support center in India at Bangalore and is recognized as a model by NACO (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India) and other national and international agencies. Freedom Foundation strives to remove the social stigma attached to HIV/AIDS.
Medicinal supplies were provided to all the inmates.
Little Sisters of the Poor, Bangalore
Little Sisters of the Poor are an institution that serves the aged who have been left to fend for themselves. About 40 senior citizens are housed, attended to and served for. The foundation donated medicine and food grain requirements to the institutions, which were in perennial need given the various ailments of the senior citizens housed there.
Coimbatore Seva Nilaiyam, Coimbatore
Coimbatore Seva Nilayam, an orphanage for children is located at Coimbatore. Storage facilities for all the children to keep their belongings, bedding & mattresses and storage bins for food items, and food grains were provided to the institution
Blood Donation Camp, Chennai
Blood Donation Camp was held, where many fans and the general public participated and donated blood which was collected by the Indian Red Cross Society, Egmore, Chennai
RASA - a school for Special Children, Chennai
RASA is a school for Special Children (Children with certain mental & physical disabilities). It uses Theatre, Drama, Music, Dance and other forms to develop Special Children unlike the traditional medical approach. Around 100 children attend this school which is spread over three locations, one at Ahbiramapuram which caters to 35 children and the other centres at Mandaveli and Mehta Nagar-Nungambakkam taking care of 65 children.
Rs.60,000 inclusive of Rs.40,000 contributed by Shri S P Balasubrahmanyam was donated to the Institution
Chennapuri Annadana Samajam, Chennai
“CHENNAPURI ANNADANA SAMAJAM” situated near Chennai Central Station. The orphanage houses 110 children and takes care of their food and sheltering needs while their education of these children is taken care by schools in the nearby localities.
The children were presented with Stainless Steel Food Plates, tumblers, blankets, mattresses, T-shirts & Stationary boxes. A cash donation was made, in addition to the above.
Sri Sathyanarayan Charitable Trust, Chennai
“SRI SATHYANARAYANA CHARITABLE TRUST” which runs an old age home for destitute women and functions as an orphanage as well, is situated in Nanmangalam, Chennai. Donations to the tune of Rs. 30,000/- were made towards some of their immediate requirements
Karunai Illam, Chennai
Distribution of Firecrackers and sports gears & equipments to the Children at “KARUNAI ILLAM” (affiliated to Kapaleeswarar Temple), an orphanage in Chennai.