70000 packets distributed, Joshi Foundation pledges to continue help underprivileged

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Chandigarh

18 April 2020

DIVYA AZAD

The efforts of providing free food service to the needy by the Joshi Foundation and Heart Foundation in this time of Covid-19 crisis was appreciated by SDM (central) Nazuk Kumar today.

The SDM visited the community kitchen set up at the Sector 15 community centre. The Joshi Foundation and Heart Foundation also achieved an unbelievable mark of serving nearly 70000 needy in a span of just sixteen days. “I must congratulate both the NGOs for helping the UT Administration in a very noble manner. I am happy to see that they are following strict measure of hygiene and cleanliness in the kitchen,” said Nazuk.

Both Joshi Foundation and Heart Foundation started the community kitchen on April 3. Around 4000 free-meal packets are cooked under ‘Jan Jan Bhojan — Feed The Needy’ program and for few days it even touched 5100 food packets per day. The food packets and cooked food are distributed separately to minimum of four thousand persons on a daily basis. Out of the total prepared food, as many as 2000 are distributed though UT Administration, while the remaining packets and cooked food are distributed to the needy of sector 15, 14, 24 and nearby areas including Dhanas and Maloya.

“We have been distributing food packets and cooked food daily to cover maximum number of needy persons. We are happy that we managed to reach nearly 70000 needy via packets and cooked food, so far. We will continue to serve the humanity with a sole motive of welfare for all, ” said Vineet Joshi, Chairman Joshi Foundation.

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