Verified list of NGOs and non-profits providing relief during Covid-19.

    1. Hand in Hand India
      provide for sanitation workers and their monthly groceries

      Donation Link:
      https://milaap.org/fundraisers/support-hand-in-hand-india

      We are a non-profit based in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, and have been working at alleviating poverty in India since 2004. We work with children, women, healthcare access, environment, and solid waste management. Our Solid Waste Management wing employs around 1500 sanitation workers in tier-2 towns of Tamil Nadu. In these times of the COVID pandemic, we require support to help sanitation workers and provide for their monthly groceries.


    2. Maker’s Asylum
      Medical Equipment Aid

      Donation Link: makersasylum.com/covid19

      One of the most important things that countries need to be doing to help understand and stop the spread of COVID-19 is testing! Healthcare workers around the world are working 24*7 to test patients that might be carrying the coronavirus. These workers are in need of face shields during this time of intense testing in India. Face shields are personal protective equipment devices that are used by many workers (e.g., medical, dental, veterinary) for protection of the facial area and associated mucous membranes (eyes, nose, mouth) from splashes, sprays, and spatter of body fluids. Maker's Asylm is producing M19 Face Shields and distributing them to doctors and essentials service personnel.


    3. NRAI Feed The Needy
      Feed the needy with help of the hospitality industry

      Donation Link: nrai.org/feed-the-needy

      National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) and its members are taking up the cause to feed the needy in this time of crisis. NRAI have pledged to serve up to ten million poor people – migrants, daily wage earners & others – using kitchen and people infrastructure. NRAI is already serving about 25,000 meals a day and need your generous and kind support to ramp this up substantially.


    4. Swach and Kashtakari Panchayat Trust
      Essential Supplies for Waste Collectors

      Donation Link: kashtakaripanchayat.org

      While many of us have the liberty of working from home, or suspending work, our city’s waste pickers continue to work tirelessly to keep our city clean and safe. The lockdown has halted the entire informal recycling economy, as scrap shops have been closed down, and this cuts off a major part of their income, leaving most of their family members jobless without essential service of solid waste collection, and are required to continue doing so during this outbreak to prevent worse health and hygiene disasters. These waste pickers collect, transport and sort waste on a daily basis, exposing themselves to waste material from over 10,00,000 households and more than 40,00,000 individuals. This also puts them at a very high risk of infection and transmission of COVID-19.


    5. Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI)
      Food Supplies for Daily Wagers

      Donation Link: riseagainsthungerindia.org/get-involved/donate-give

      Under the current circumstances, the lowest strata of the society, comprising of daily wage workers, construction workers, contract laborers, street vendors have been the worst hit. These groups have lost the only source of their income and have no means to make ends meet or provide food for their families. Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI) has stepped in to support such groups in the time of this emergency by providing them with meals and other essential support.


    6. HelpAge India Assistance to the Elderly

      Donation Link: helpageindia.org/covid-19

      HelpAge India is reaching out to the elders, homeless and migrant daily wage laborers who are facing their toughest time right now and providing them information, survival and sanitary kits, essential supplies and cooked meals.


    7. UMEED
      Essential Supplies for Delhi Violence Victims

      Donation Link: milaap.org/fundraisers/help-delhi-violence-victims-fight-corona

      They have covered over 1400+ families till now and more are in need. They have a collective of more than 30 on-ground teams to cater to 12000 families who are homeless and/or migrants in Delhi. Most of them were displaced due to Delhi violence.


    8. Zomato Feeding India
      Food Supplies for Daily Wagers

      Donation Link: feedingindia.org

      The not-for-profit started the ‘Feed the Daily Wager’ project after the announcement of the 21-day lockdown to provide food support to families of daily wage earners across cities. The non-profit has partnered with other NGOs and social enterprises working on the ground such as the Centre for Education and Health Research Organisation in Delhi and Balancing Bits in Gurugram, while following proper social distancing guidelines.


    9. SEEDS
      Food Supplies for Vulnerable Communities

      Donation Link: seedsindia.org

      The not-for-profit organisation is reaching out to vulnerable communities in the states of Bihar, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha and Uttarakhand. In these regions, besides supporting the elderly and children, SEEDS is taking some burden off frontline health workers by supplementing public health systems, supplying hygiene kits and supporting the establishment of temporary quarantine facilities.


    10. Goonj
      Food Supplies for Daily Wagers

      Donation Link: goonj.org/support-covid-19-affected

      A large number of daily wagers are out of jobs and have gone back to their villages. A lot of them are stuck in cities with hardly any resources. Goonj has already started to work in parts of 12 states from Delhi to Bihar, Maharashtra to Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Running and supporting Community Kitchens, reaching out food and Ration Kits to migrant workers on the roads, production of masks and cloth sanitary napkins and supporting the efforts of many other agencies working on the ground. Our vast network of partner organizations, volunteers, stakeholders and contributors in urban and rural India, built over the last 2 decades of work, has been activated and intensified.


    11. World for All
      Food and Medical Supplies for Stray Animals

      Donation Link: worldforall.co/donate

      Providing food and medical supplies for stray animals.


    12. The Feline Foundation
      Food and Care for Stray Animals

      Donation Link:
      thefelinefoundation.com/donate

      Providing food and medical supplies for stray animals.


    13. Ola Foundation – Drive the Driver
      Relief for Taxi and Auto Daily Wage Drivers

      Donation Link: ola.foundation/donate

      Drivers everywhere are struggling to make ends meet due to the coronavirus outbreak. To help them in times like these, the Ola Foundation has set up the ‘Drive the Driver’ welfare fund that is accessible to Cab, Auto and Kaali-Peeli Taxi drivers across India.


    14. Youth Feed India
      Distribution of care packages to the wage workers, helpess widows and single mothers.

      Donation Link: ketto.org/mumbaineedsyou

      Youth Feed India has been able to feed our most vulnerable citizens during the COVID-19 lockdown. This includes: Delivering emergency rations to 47,000 families across the country – feeding 2,36,000 Indians for more than 33,00,000 meals. Providing relief to the most marginalised: from cobblers to headloaders, rickshaw drivers to sex workers.


    15. Friendicoes Seca
      Animal hospital-cum-shelter.

      Donation Link: friendicoes.org/onlinedonation

      Friendicoes Seca boasts of an Out Patient’s Department, an in-house clinic for the strays that accommodates about 150-200 animals at any point of time, two operation theaters, a Lab & X-ray unit as well as a sanctuary in Gurgaon that houses about a thousand animals. There is also round the clock ambulance service for the strays as well as an emergency night clinic for pets.


    16. Good Governance Chambers (G2 Chambers)
      Group of citizens delivering free food and rations including PPE to hospitals

      Donation Link:
      https://g2chambers.impactguru.com/

      We are Good Governance Chambers (G2 Chambers), a Legal Think Tank based out of New Delhi with focus areas as Poverty, Unemployment, Data Privacy, and Healthcare. We are not an NGO, we are a group of concerned citizens who have been tirelessly doing relief work to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. With the help of Delhivery, Ecom Express, Grofers, and Metro, we have delivered free food and ration during the lockdown, providing 1 Million meals. They are also procuring and distributing PPE kits.


    17. Tiny Miracles Foundation
      Distributing food and sanitisers to underprivileged communities.

      Donation Link: ketto.org/fundraiser/help-our-indian-communities-with-food-sanitiser-covid-19-relief?payment=form

      Distribution of food and sanitiser to Mumbai communities that we've managed to help get out of poverty in the last 10 years. These people lost their job during the COVID-19 crisis which will undo the constructive work we have done and set them back to poverty. We are now distributing food and sanitiser to those communities to overcome the crisis.

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