Help India breathe a sigh of relief!
It is indeed a dark time for all of us. While we battle against the outright widespread of the pandemic, some of our loved ones, family, friends have all been hit by this. While many of us are braving through these difficult times, it becomes imperative that we stand up for each other. Support one another and provide a helping hand to those who need it the most. One way we can do this is by donating to the causes that need our attention the most. Here are some links that can help you get started.
Swasth Digital Health Foundation along with ACT Grants is looking to procure oxygen concentrators and channel them to hospitals across levels of care in remote areas for COVID response and long-term health system strengthening. Swasth is looking to raise Rs.1.5 Crores to procure the concentrators and deploy the same in areas of great need.
Each high flow oxygen concentrator costs Rs. 85,000 and each low flow concentrator costs Rs 45,000.
Here is the link to donate: https://milaap.org/fundraisers/Donate-for-Oxygen
As this is a Covid relief initiative, Milaap and Asset India are charging a 0% processing fee on the donations.
Donations made through Milaap are subject to Tax benefits.
Democracy People Foundation has requested for funds as a self-funded mission to help hospitals across the country get immediate access to oxygen concentrators.
Within a few hours of the launch of the campaign they received a requirement of over 3000 oxygen concentrators.
This is a 100% non-for-profit and charitable initiative and have already raised more than 8 cr for this initiative and have placed an order for 1300 concentrators already. Further funds will be used to help in the overall Mission Oxygen to help hospitals save more lives.
Here is the link to donate: https://www.ketto.org/fundraiser/mission-oxygen-helping-hospitals-to-save-lives
Donations made through this fundraiser are eligible for Tax benefits.
3. Hemkunt Foundation
Hemkunt Foundation is providing free oxygen cylinders to COVID patients for free across major metro cities in India.
Here is the link to donate: https://hemkuntfoundation.com/donate-now/
All donations to Hemkunt Foundation are exempted under Section 80G of Income Tax
4. Feeding India by Zomato
Once a donation is made, Feeding India will purchase and distribute oxygen concentrators to hospitals and patients as required with our logistics partner Delhivery.
Feeding India by Zomato is a 100% not for profit organisation, every rupee you donate will go towards supporting the hospitals and patients in need.
Here is the link to donate: https://www.feedingindia.org/donate/help-save-my-india?review_id=oxygen
All donations are tax-exempt as eligible under section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
5. Fundraising for family whose only earning member passed away
Fundraising for Mohan Ji’s family
Google Pay/PhonePe/Paytm/Amazon Pay: 7078653335
Account details: Ujjawal
Bank: State Bank of India
Branch: Shamli, Uttar Pradesh
Who is organising this: The Hostel Union, Hindu College (Contact Mr. Santacruz, Warden for any queries: 9311110502)
From the organiser:
“It is to inform you that one of our hostel staff members who was working in the Hostel Office, Mohan Ji, has passed away due to COVID.
He served our hostel for almost 20 years. He is left with three children 5-10 age group, old parents and wife. He was the only source of income for his family. As he was a contract based worker, his income was also very low.”
Name of fundraiser: In Loving Memory of Rahmat Ahsan Ji
Platform fundraising: UPI or PayTM wallet
PayTM Wallet: 7550432483
UPI: 7550432483@upi OR 7550432483@sbi
Target: Not mentioned
Accepting foreign funds: No
Who runs it: AIIMS Student Association
Seva Kitchen is raising funds to feed less privileged people during COVID. They are feeding individuals from marginalised communities including domestic workers, daily wage labourers, construction workers and people living in slums.
They are also Providing food to senior citizens, farmers, coolies, teachers in unaided schools who have salary cuts and terminally ill cancer patients.
Here is the link to donate:
Donations made through DonateKart are subject to Tax benefits.
7. Give India
Youthfeed India and Helping Hands India aim at creating and delivering 5000 emergency ration kits to those who do not have ration cards or cannot access government benefits.
Each kit costs ₹ 1000
Focus to help HIV positive patients, the elderly and disadvantaged women, transgender community, sex workers.
Mumbai Here is the link to donate:
Donors get tax-deductible receipts for all donations
Annapurna - Feed the poor during Covid-19 crisis: Provides unemployed daily wage earners, servants, drivers, construction workers, and day laborers with Grocery Kits (Toothpaste, tea, atta, oil, pulses, soaps, powders, rice)
Here is the link to donate: https://www.impactguru.com/fundraiser/help-child-raise-trust?utm_source=MutualAidIndia
ImpactGuru has waived off its fee for this cause and donations made through the platform are eligible for tax benefits.
GOA COVID-19 EMERGENCY RELIEF aims to Help foot some bills of disadvantaged Goans to cover their hospital, testing & medication expenses. By: Shruti Chaturvedi Here is the link to donate: https://gocrowdera.com/covidgoa Please check if donations to this cause are eligible for a tax deduction directly with the crowdsourced platform.
Disclaimer: Basis has put this document together after some fact-checking and research. However, Basis is not liable for any misinformation/change of information. We suggest that you visit the links provided and check all the details including tax exemption before making a donation. Together, we can make a difference and help India breathe again.