The COVID-19 crisis would be much worse without these good samaritans of India providing home-cooked food, financial assistance and medicines

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The COVID-19 crisis would be much worse without these good samaritans of India providing home-cooked food, financial assistance and medicines
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a turn for the worse in India with cases rising every day.
  • Amidst all the gloom, people from all walks of life are coming forward to help COVID-19 affected people.
  • Here are some of the Good Samaritans who are taking the time to help others.
The COVID-19 pandemic in India is going from bad to worse with each passing day and the state seems to have forsaken its people in these testing times. But all hope is not lost, as volunteers from across the country have come forward to help fellow Indians fight the COVID-19 battle.

While social media has usually been lampooned for being a vector for trolling or spreading fake news, people across India have been using Twitter and Facebook as a SOS medium. Even hospitals have had to resort to Twitter to send out their SOS messages, demonstrating just how bad the situation is.

While everything seems gloomy, as if the doomsday is here, groups of common people are offering a helping hand to do whatever they can to help others in need.

In this story, we take a look at some of those kind souls. You can get in touch with them, if you need help or if you want to help others.

Home cooked meals in Hyderabad

Home cooked meals in Hyderabad
Twitter

Here are some of the people offering home cooked meals for COVID affected people in Hyderabad.

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Sharnam Foundation

Sharnam Foundation
Twitter

The Sharanam Foundation is offering free tiffin service for COVID-19 patients in Ahmedabad.

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Langar Sewa

Langar Sewa
Twitter

The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) is also offering Langar sewa (food) for COVID patients.

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Relax Restaurants

Relax Restaurants
Twitter

Relax Restaurant in Delhi is offering free meals to people affected by COVID-19 in South Delhi.

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Rahul Nayak

Rahul Nayak
Twitter

Rahul Nayak, a resident of Mumbai is offering free meals for COVID-19 patients in Andheri. He is also running errands for elderly patients and people who are in isolation.

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India Cares

India Cares
Arun Bothra

Arun Bothra, an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer is helping COVID patients get plasma as part of the India Cares initiative. In addition to helping people get the required plasma, the group also helps in finding available beds, oxygen cylinders and medicines.

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Manish Mundhra

Manish Mundhra
Twitter

Manish Mundhra, a film maker is also helping crowd source information related to hospitals, oxygen cylinders, medicines and more. He has also contributed money to refugees impacted by lockdown in Delhi.

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Free oxygen concentrators

Free oxygen concentrators
Twitter

The Tapadia Diagnostic Centre is offering free oxygen concentrators for patients in Hyderabad.

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Quarantine centre

Quarantine centre
Twitter

Varunraj Nannaware, a resident of North Maharashtra is running a quarantine centre that offers beds with oxygen support and also has a stock of Remdesivir.

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BiPaPs and oxygen concentrators

BiPaPs and oxygen concentrators
PPCR

The Pune Platform for COVID-19 Response (PPCR) has donated 250 BiPaPs and 4000 oxygen concentrators across the country.

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Medicines and Food in Delhi

Medicines and Food in Delhi
Twitter

Ajaz Lone has volunteered to deliver medicines, food and run other errands in South Delhi.

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Errand in Delhi

Errand in Delhi
Twitter

Namit Saxena has offered his help for COVID patients in Lajpat Nagar, Delhi for food and medicines.

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Errands in Mumbai

Errands in Mumbai
Twitter

Another Twitter user has come forward and offered her help in getting meals and groceries delivered for COVID-19 patients in Mumbai.

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Resource Page

Resource Page
Shashank Mehta

Shashank Mehta has created a page to easily find information related to donations, plasma donation, volunteers and more.

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Hyd COVID Resources

Hyd COVID Resources
Vensy Krishna and Medha Kadri

Vensy Krishna and Medha Kadri have developed a page that helps in easily finding resources related to COVID-19 for Hyderabad.

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