The Blanket Project – Winter Appeal

The campaign:

The brutal night cold troubles millions of Indians, who have made the streets their home. Through this initiative, we are trying to bring some warmth into their lives.


Our Story:

Our story begins after the devastating floods in Jammu Kashmir in 2014. Rapid Response CEO along with his team headed to Srinagar for response. As there is no proper electricity and heating, our team find extremely difficult to pass through the nights at the hotel. In that same situation, we have witnessed hundreds of our fellow Indians sleeping on the streets without proper clothing and blanket.  We were deeply disturbed by those scenes. After our return, we have launched India’s biggest blanket drive - The Blanket Project. To know more about this project and its impact, please visit: www.theblanketproject.org

Where we distribute:

Based on the Temperature Index and Need Assessment, we have chosen the following six cities. 1. Delhi, 2. Bangalore, 3. Hyderabad, 4. Lucknow, 5. Srinagar, 6. Guwahati.

Budget:

The funds raised here will be used to distribute 4000 Blankets.
Each Blanket Costs INR 150 including logistics.
4000 x 150 = 6,00,000/-


About Us:

Blanket Project is an initiative of Rapid Response, an award winning organisation, providing disaster relief and rehabilitation services across India. As a disaster relief agency, we help people to survive and rebuild their lives through our food, medical, education, shelter and livelihood programs. Our most recent interventions in Tamilnadu, Bihar and Assam have impacted thousands of lives! All donations to Rapid Response are 50% tax exempt under sec 80G. To know more about our organisation please visit: www.rapidresponse.org.in
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26th December 2016
Dear Supporters,

Due to the unexpected cyclone Vardah in Chennai, we have lost electricity/internet connectivity for a week. Also our entire team was involved in cyclone response to the affected people.

We are extending the campaign till 20th Feb.

Now, we have resumed our operations and would like to reach out our existing donors for this blanket appeal.

Please continue supporting our cause to help the homeless.

Thanks,
Farukh

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Rs.80,442
raised of Rs.600,000 goal

33 Supporters

0 Days to go

Payment options: Online, cheque pickups

Beneficiary: Rapid Response info_outline
80G tax benefits for INR donations

Supporters (33)

Sk
Sravan donated $7.95
S
Shiva donated Rs.2,500
U
Uday donated Rs.1,000
PK
Prachi donated Rs.1,000
AS
Abhimanyu donated Rs.501

Good work, keep it up!

AS
Arvind donated Rs.1,000

All the best!