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  • Anuj

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    Anuj Patel
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    Anuj

    from Mumbai, Maharashtra

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With the global pandemic of COVID-19, communities and economies everywhere are facing an unprecedented challenge, but we are also experiencing solidarity and support like never before! Some people are staying home to keep loved ones safe and to slow the spread of this vicious disease; others with essential roles like grocers, farmers, healthcare workers, and public officials are risking exposure to care for their communities and our loved ones. For their dedication, we are unwaveringly grateful.

Our employees and families are coming together to help a community in India that has become like family to us. The Vasai-Virar region has given us so much and now is our opportunity to give back. Raising funds in this part of the town is not easy. We are asking everyone to come together and contribute what you can to support this community. We have an overall goal of raising 1 Crore (approximately $140,000 USD). Nishant and Neha have committed to matching all contributions up to half of this goal.

In our community of Vasai-Virar, we are faced with a unique challenge to local Indian communities. Many workers are stranded far from their homes without the luxury or privilege of being sheltered safe with their families. They are fighting this pandemic without food or shelter, and in some cases, without access to proper healthcare. Necessity forces many to work, risking exposure - just to be able to feed themselves or their families.

We are working with a trusted local organization to raise these funds by the end of April. This organization is called Vishnu Waman Thakur Charitable Trust and they have committed to feeding 3+ lakhs families (over one million people). The Trust is also committed to providing PPE and additional facilities for overrun health institutions for the isolation and care of COVID-19 patients. Every rupee will go to a good cause and support COVID relief locally. Please help and generously contribute what you can.

For donations on the Milaap platform, 100% of funds raised goes towards the cause and Milaap has waived all fees for this campaign! Please consider sharing this with your friends and family to help support our goal. For donors based in India, any amount contributed through Milaap is eligible for tax exemption.

If in the US or Europe, contribute through this link on GoFundMe.

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