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Smile Foundation’s speedy response with “Chennai Relief” in full swing

97,500 affected people already benefited

New Delhi/ Chennai/ Bangalore :December 8, 2015: Smile Foundation, a national level development organisation, is providing relief aids and rescuing the flood affected, stranded people in Chennai. The Disaster Response team of Smile Foundation is actively aiding the rescue and immediate relief efforts in the city and has reached 97,500 people already. In the phase I operation, so far Smile Foundation Disaster Response team has been able to distribute over 6880 kgs of dry food and 1,20,000 litres of water supplied by PepsiCo. In the next seven days, dry food packets, bottled water, survival kits and other urgent supplies will be provided to more affected families. The areas being covered currently are Pallavaram, Annaputtur, Naagai keni, Karima Nagar and Mudichur in Kanchipuram district; Ponneri, Ennor, Seethanambakkam and Minjur in Thiruvallur district and Villivakkam and Balaramapuram and Leprosy Colony in Thiruvananthapuram district.

The disaster response team of Smile Foundation is busy with procurement and distribution of relief material in Chennai. As per the need assessment done by the team on ground, water contamination was identified as a major issue, and a possible outbreak of water-borne diseases was detected. Hence our first priority was to mobilize safe drinking water in large quantity, along with dry and packaged food. Further need assessment is being carried out to devise short term and long term plans for rehabilitation and revival of the affected children and families in identified flood affected areas.

Latest Updates:

• So far, 1, 20,000 liters of water (Aquafina), 6880 kgs of Oats/ dry foods have been distributed

• A total of 12 distribution points (hubs) has been created. Each distribution point caters to 6-8 sub locations

• Each hubs are being manned by set of 20 relief workers

Smile Foundation is a national level development organisation benefitting over 300,000 underprivileged children, their families and the community directly through 158 welfare projects on subjects such as education, healthcare, livelihood, and women empowerment across 25 states of India. Adopting a life cycle approach of development, Smile Foundation focuses its interventions on children, their families and the community.

How to Support:

By Cheque

Deposit the cheque in any branch of HDFC Bank all over India by inscribing in favour of “Smile Foundation A/C No. 05861450000036”

Direct Account Transfer (NEFT/RTGS)

Account No.- 05861450000036

Name – Smile Foundation

Bank Name – HDFC Bank

Branch – Green Park, New Delhi

IFSC code – HDFC0000586

For Direct Account Transfer/Direct Deposit of Cheque, please mail your transaction details to [email protected]

Please contact Swatantra Gupta at 9999204061, Disaster Response Programme

Distribution Hubs:

Our team has created hubs as anchor points for larger distribution effort amongst communities, as well as distribution locations across the city. Please refer below for all locations & contact details. Share these locations and help us reach as many people as possible:


1. Surabi Shelter Home, Semmanpettai, Kellys, Purasawalkam, Near EB Office. | Contact: Mohan – 9551686432, 26430233, 9841186432

2. Mr.Venkat /Sri Murugan Electricals, No-4, Redhills Road, Near Rakhi Theater, Ambathur OT | Contact: 9841139497, 9840949728

3. 1, Uaiah Thottam, 1st Street, Near BSNL Tower, Madhwaram, Chennai. | Contact: Kavya – 9962042578, Gomathi – 9176448065

Distribution Locations

1. Perambur – Bhagavaty Agencies. No 10, Strahans Road, Otari, Chennai | Contact: Vijay – 7373022772

2. Parrys – Shah Traders. 91, East Madha Church St, Royapuram, Chennai 14 | Contact: Ansari – 9884226008

3. Anna Nagar – Divya Agencies. I Block No 1850, 6th Avenue, Thangam Colony, Annanagar Chennai | Contact: Karthik / Anil – 9841122155 / 9840012814

4. Villivakkam – Rooty Agro Foods. 14 TA Kovil St , Villivakkam | Contact: Karthik – 9444008008

5. Royapuram – K Velmani Agencies. 19. GA Road, Old Washermen Pet, Royapuram | Contact: Mr Gopi – 9840724708

South :
1. OMR – KCR Enterprises, 196, Village High Road, Sholinganallur, Behind Punjab National Bank. | Contact: Barani – 9884878089

2. ECR – KCR Enterprises, 4/131. Ellaiamman Koil St., Neelankarai, Behind Police Station | Contact: Barani – 9884878089

3. Poonthamali – 7 Seas Petroleum Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore High Road, Nazarathpet, Near KFC. | Contact: Baskar – 9940111067

4. Tambaram – Bharath Enterprises, Plot 105, 4/21, Mummurthy Avenue, Kaspapuram, Paduvanchery | Contact: Gigi – 9962587373

5. Guduvanchery – MS Agencies, #6, Lakshmi Nagar, Guduvanchery, Opp Guduvanchery EB Offfice | Contact: Gopi – 9444493219

6. Avadi – MK Agencies, #2, Ramalingaswamy Koil St, Kaveripallayam Main Road, Kaveripallayam , Avadi | Contact: Ramesh – 9884794996

7. Ambattur – Jeba Aron, #70, Redhills Main Road, Pudhur, Ch – 57 | Contact: John – 9884436378

8. ECR – Mylai Annai, 90, Ramalinga Nagar, Vettuvankani – 91 | Contact: Antony – 9786729009

9. Mudichur – Srinivasa Agencies, 1st Main Road, Shanmuga Road, Mudhichur, Near Mudichur Kuttu Road | Contact: Ramesh – 9841247096/9786852444

10. Pamal – DKA Agencies, #3, 5th Cross St, Mungilari , Pamal, Ch – 75 | Contact: Lokesh – 9710404032

1. Royapetah – Eswari Enterprises, 264, Royapetah High Road, Next To Pilot Theatre, Royapetah Ch – 14. | Contact: Madhu – 9688559999

2. Valasaravakam – Baghavathy Agencies, 36, 1st Main Road, SVS Nagar, Valasaravakam | Contact: Prakash – 9444387470

3. Guindy – Naveen Agencies, Sripuram Colony. 2nd Street, Off Butt Road, Near Guindy Kathipara Flyover, St Thomas Mt Ch – 16 | Contact: Palani – 9841070436

For assistance please call at:
For Donation: Swatantra Gupta at 9999204061 (Live Updates)

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Media Queries: Sayani Bhattacharya/[email protected]/ 9654428509

About Smile Foundation Disaster Response Programme:

Smile Foundation, with its welfare interventions focused on children and their families, responds to the call of humanity in times of calamities under its Disaster Response programme. From the Kashmir earthquake in 2005 to the Uttarakhand floods, J&K floods and the recent Nepal earthquake, Smile Foundation has acted promptly to reach out and respond to the immediate needs of the disaster affected people, while also maintaining a sustainable approach to help them rebuild their lives by facilitating their education, healthcare and livelihood.

About Smile Foundation:

Smile Foundation is a national level development organisation benefitting over 300,000 underprivileged children, their families and the community directly through 158 welfare projects on subjects such as education, healthcare, livelihood, and women empowerment across 25 states of India. Adopting a life cycle approach of development, Smile Foundation focuses its interventions on children, their families and the community.

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