Project Warm Hearts
A Drive to Benefit Homeless/Shelter Families in our Communities both domestic and International to stay warm during colder winter months.
There are many in our communities who struggle to stay warm. From young children to senior citizens, the need is real.
Our club planned to do a blanket, sweater and socks drive to be able to warm many feet’s and hearts of our seniors and children in the community in need.
Kotagiri and Milidhane, Nilgris district, Tamilnadu
Rotary E-Club of Metro Dyanamix donated blankets and sweaters to 80 beneficiaries at Kothagiri CMS orphanage & Jothi Seva Home for the blind on October 3rd 2021.
On October 19th 2021, 30 sweaters sent to Karunya Mane Shelter, a homeless children's shelter in Mysore.
On October 24th, 200 pairs of warm socks were donated to two senior homes Bapuji Anand Ashram and Little Sisters of the Poor at Mysore. Seniors are orphans or abandoned by family using the shelter.
Boston, Massachusetts, United States Of America
On October 30th 2021, 300 pair of warm socks were donated to three shelters in Boston(House of Mercy-Lawrence, Lowell transitional shelter-Lowell and Nashua soup kitchen-Nashua) through Being Volunteer USA organization.
Shanthi Ashram,Tribal Village,Coimbatore
Our club had arranged for 165 blankets to be distributed at an event organized by Shanthi Ashram on the 22nd December 2021 in an effort to help 40+ single moms and 70+ seniors located in various hard to reach tribal villages near Coimbatore.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
On October 16th, 450 pairs of socks were donated to Men's Street Ministry to be distributed to homeless at Hamilton and Greater Toronto Area, an organization lead by Roger Boyd, a former Rotarian and PHF with Rotary Club of Burlington North.
Athikadavu Tribal Village, Coimbatore
On Nov 2nd 2021, 150 blankets distributed to tribal villagers at Athikadavu village, Pilloor dam. We teamed up with Nizhal Mayam organization to make this happen.
Bhuj Kutch, Gujarat
December 2021, 150 pairs of socks were delivered to three senior homes at Bhuj Kutch, Gujarat.
Dhading Mountain Village, Nepal
Our club had arranged for 80 pairs of winter socks to be distributed at Dhading Village in Nepal mountains. Sandip Dhunana,who is recognized as the youngest social activist in Nepal was kind enough to help us execute this project. The seniors in the village appriciate the act of kindness as they embrace the brutal winter.
Thank you to the project team consisting of Rtn. Vidya, Rtn. Abbisree, Rtn. Prem and Rtn. Dipika who worked closely to identify the beneficiaries locating sponsors and raised project specific funds to meet the goal. The project was done in phases. Phase 1 focussed on beneficiaries in India and Phase 2 focussed on beneficiaries from International locations.