Archive for the Community Category

March 30, 2020

Donate essentials for homeless people at Corporation’s shelter

Since the lockdown, Chennai Corporation has been rescuing homeless people from across the city and housing them at its shelters. In Mylapore, some 120 of them are sheltered at Corporation’s community hall at Karaneeswarar Pagoda Street. Though the team along […]

March 30, 2020

Relax rules for people who want to help, says head PRO of Sri Ramakrishna Math

The monks at Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore have been quite busy this past week. They have been serving the community in every little way they can. Swami Naravarananda, the head PRO of the Math says, “At the Ramakrishna Mission Students Home […]

March 30, 2020

Jeth Nagar residents make a donation, website launched to keep community connected

The members of Jeth Nagar Residents Association, Mandaveli came together recently to make a donation to those at shelters and the homeless. They collected Rs. 50000 in 2 days and handed over 150 kgs of rice bags, 50 kgs of […]

March 30, 2020

V-Excel to offer counselling through WhatsApp and Skype

To help people who might feel stressful or panicky in this lockdown period, V-Excel Educational trust, an NGO for special children in R.A.Puram is offering counselling services. Professional counsellors of V-Excel will provide counselling through Skype and WhatsApp voice/video calls. […]

March 30, 2020

This keerai hawker was godsend for Alwarpet resident

This keerai hawker was godsend for Alwarpet resident

The woman hawker selling keerai ( greens) was godsend for Raji Muthukrishnan of Dr. C V Raman Road in Alwarpet yesterday. She had run out of vegetables. Being home quarantined since the couple’s return from USA, and their maid ‘distanced’ […]

March 29, 2020

This couple in Mandavelipakkam is doing all things they love to keep themselves engaged

This couple in Mandavelipakkam is doing all things they love to keep themselves engaged

Sheila D’ Souza and her husband Allan are doing all things they love to keep themselves occupied in this lockdown period. The senior couple resides at East Circular Road in Mandavelipakkam. Sheila, who actively volunteers for various social service activities […]

March 29, 2020

Provisions to be distributed to the needy by St. Luke’s Church, Mandaveli

St. Luke’s Samaritan Club at Mandaveli is planning to distribute provisions and other essential items to the needy in the Mandaveli, San Thome and Mylapore areas. Those willing to contribute in kind may drop the provisions at St. Luke’s Church […]

March 29, 2020

Church restricts number of people attending burial at St.Mary’s Road cemetery in Mandaveli

Our Lady of Guidance Church in R. A. Puram that manages St.Mary’s Road cemetery which falls under the GCC at Mandaveli has restricted the number of people attending a burial. Recently, the Tamil Nadu government announced that congregation of not […]

March 28, 2020

Working women’s hostels in Mylapore are empty

Most of the working women’s hostels in Mylapore are empty as the occupants have vacated and gone to their native places prior to lockdown. Says owner of a women’s hostel in Mylapore’s Sollaiappan Street, “All the working women staying at […]

March 28, 2020

One-man service for destitute in trying times

One-man service for destitute in trying times

A one-man service to destitute is what Ramachandran of Udhavida Naanka Irukkom Trust provides across the city. He was seen stationed on Mada Street, Mylapore today, March 28. He says he goes around the city and looks for people who […]

March 28, 2020

Corporation’s shelter in Mandaveli urgently needs plates, masks for 30 people

Chennai Corporation’s shelter at Market Road in Mandaveli urgently needs floor mats, face masks, hand sanitisers, stainless steel plates and tumblers for 30 homeless people housed here. People who wish to donate may contact the shelter Coordinator Vishanth at 9884587575.

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