Bengaluru: Amid the deadly coronavirus outbreak in the nation, health workers and frontline staff have been threatened and many have been asked to vacate their rented houses over fear of spreading infection in Bengaluru.

Frontline caregivers of Victoria Hospital were asked to vacate their homes immediately. Namma Bengaluru Foundation (NBF) assisted 8 of them, relocated them to Hotel De-Oriell for the time being. This was possible due to the timely help from Murali Krishna.

NBF Food Delivery Drive, launched to address the needs of hungry unorganised sector workers, who have lost jobs and their daily wages, has as of today reached out with food packets and grocery kits to 8305 people.

Beneficiaries include daily wage labourers, the homeless, beggars, slum-dwellers, low-income groups, elders who live alone in slums, single mothers, and such in Domlur, Vyalikaval, Hanumanthnagar, KG Halli, Nagawara and Hebbal. 
Harish Kumar, general manager, Namma Bengaluru Foundation, said “We are seeking funding and volunteers to provide grocery kits and food packets to families and children that are struggling to make ends meet."

"This task would be impossible without support from various corners. We thank MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Suvarna News, Jain International Trade organisation (JITO), Atria Foundation, Bhadwad Bhava, Desi Masala, Bhaskar’s Mane Holige, Prestige Gulmohar residents along with Ulsoor Gurdwara, Gilgal Charitable Trust, A reputed organisation with many years work in slums and others who have joined hands," he added.

One can donate towards NBF Food Delivery Drive and choose to support a family with Rs 800 or in multiples. Each family kit will have – 10KG Rice, 2KG Atta, 1KG Dal, 1KG Sugar, 1KG Salt, 1Lt Oil and 2 Soaps. 

You could transfer funds to:
Beneficiary account name: Namma Bengaluru Foundation
Beneficiary account no.: 520101253850351
Branch IFS code: CORP0000341
Bank: Corporation Bank
Type of account: Saving Bank Account
Branch: MG Road
Centre/City: Bengaluru