One such initiative is “FeedOne” initialized in Bangalore by 4 friends – CA Prakash Kedia, IT Engineer Manas Agrawal, CA Sunny Agarwal, and CA Binay Saraf. Given the limitations in resources and otherwise, they realized they alone cannot serve many. That's when this model shaped up.
FeedOne is a citizen-run voluntary initiative, working to provide meals to health care workers, daily wage earners, orphanages, slums, and other vulnerable citizens of Bangalore. Run by a dedicated team of volunteers comprising professionals from topmost MNCs, students, artists, and people from the community itself, it has been providing meals to thousands of people across Bangalore.
The idea is to create a channel between Bangalore’s apartments requesting citizens to cook 1 (or more) extra meals along with their daily lunch. This is delivered to the people in need through the help of logistic partners.
Packing material, pick-up, and delivery are all handled by the FeedOne team. All a donor needs to do is to pack the food in a pre-provided disposable material and place it at their main gate security.
Initialized with a handful of meals on 3rd May, In 1 month, 100+ apartments (through volunteers) have joined hands connecting across all areas in bangalore. Today, they are serving 3000+ meals daily and over 60,000+ meals have been served already in just 35 days.
The team quotes “It has been a humble experience and a feeling of contentment on this journey with FeedOne. Every meal from our generous donors has etched a story of warmth and affection and has bought smiles on the faces of our fellow countrymen during this pandemic.”
This battle against hunger won’t be won in a day. FeedOne will continue to stand by those who are struggling for survival and the team is committed to it.
We need your support to continue this service.
Serving each meal costs Rs.20 (packing materials, pick up, and delivery of food).
We are looking forward to serving 50,000 more meals.
So we would need 50,000 * 20 = 10lakh.
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