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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 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.
Donated notebooks and stationery to the school children worth Rs.2.00 Lakhs.
Blood Donation Camp was held at Ceebros Apartments, Virugambakkam, Chennai comemorating Sri.SPB’s birthday on June 4th.
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 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 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.