Showing posts from February, 2022

Valentine’s Day Special Celebration with Elders at Maa Kali Old Age Home, Kolkata

Love is a many-splendored thing that simply fills our hearts with untold joy! The eve of Valentine's Day, the 13th of February, turned out to be a true testimony of universal love and fraternity f or Team SSM Kolkata as they dedicated this occasion to the 30 elders and mentally challenged residents of Maa Kali Old Age Home located at Panch Sayer, South Kolkata. The team members handed over a week's supply of dry rations comprising wheat flour, refined flour, semolina, lentils, sugar, oil, soya chunks, biscuits, and chyawanprash , a dietary supplement and immunity booster. The residents of this safe haven accepted these essential items with a bemused disinterest as all eyes were glued to the team members who festooned their home with red balloons, played music, and set the stage for a euphoric celebration of love sans frontiers. Watch the video here. Merry singing and dancing to foot-stomping music with the team members and ecstatic applause followed. The residents then receive

Dry Ration Kits for Pourakarmikas at Sir C. V. Raman General Hospital, Bengaluru

In pursuance of its constant efforts to serve the needy, Team SSM Bengaluru reached out to the pourakarmikas or municipal sweepers who work at Sir C.V. Raman General Hospital in Indiranagar, East Bengaluru. On the 3rd of February 2022, the team members distributed 40 dry ration kits which comprised  rice, wheat flour, lentils, semolina, salt, sugar, oil, and soap.  They ensured that each kit could sustain a family of four members for a fortnight. The warm smiles and quiet dignity of the pourakarmikas touched the hearts of the team members as they handed over the kits to them with the assistance of the hospital administrative personnel. The team members also expressed their gratitude to the volunteers and donors for their unflinching support.   If you wish to be a part of such initiatives but don't know where to start… click the link below to know more about our mission, volunteer programs, and donation campaigns: