- Send out trucks with relief material comprising foodstuffs, medicines, first-aid kits to Kerala today
- To donate 20 per cent of this week’s earnings to Kerala flood relief fund
Mumbai, August 21, 2018: Papers N Parcels (PNP) and the Mumbai Dabbawala Association have joined hands in contributing to providing aid and relief material for the people affected by the devastating floods in Kerala. More than 350 lives have been lost and lakhs of people have been displaced in Kerala in the recent spate of incessant rains and flooding.
Papers N Parcels and the Mumbai dabbawalas today sent out their contribution in the form of relief material comprising of food articles, medicines and first-aid kits and also urged the citizens to come together in helping the flood affected people of Kerala.
Papers N Parcels, the app-based courier service launched by the 13-year-old Tilak Mehta last month, is also planning to contribute 20 per cent of this week’s earnings to the Kerala Flood Relief Fund..
Urging the people of this city to unite in helping out the flood-hit in Kerala, Tilak Mehta, Founder, P
apers N Parcels, said: “I am satisfied that I am sending my contribution from my own venture for the relief and aid of the flood-hit people in Kerala and didn’t have to depend on my parents to do so. Papers N Parcels and the Dabbawala Association have come together to provide rice, which is staple food for the people in Kerala, along with other food stuff, medicines and first-aid kits. I have also decided to donate 20 per cent of the week’s earnings from Papers N Parcels to the Kerala flood relief fund.”
Expressing solidarity with the flood victims, Mr. Subhash Talekar, President, Dabbawala Association, said: “Speaking from our experience during the Mumbai floods, such as the one in 26th July, 2015, we know how hard it must be for the people in Kerala who have been stranded without shelter, food or water for days. The dabbawalas from our association feel humbled to join this noble cause with Papers N Parcels to reach out and help the flood victims in Kerala in our small way. We will continue to do as much as possible to help the people and try raising more contribution from Mumbaikars. “
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