Former India opener Virender Sehwag’s charitable ‘The Virender Sehwag Foundation’ has come as a big relief for the families of COVID-19 patients and people suffering from this deadly virus in the Delhi-NCR region as he has already served 51,000 free home-cooked meals to the needy and has offered more to those who require food.
India has been hit hard with the ongoing second wave of COVID-19 and the country is recording over 3 lakh cases regularly. The single-day numbers have also breached the 4-lakh mark on several occasions. Yesterday (May 14), India added 3,26,098 new cases, which has taken the tally to 24,372,907.
More than 2,68,000 people have lost their lives to this disease Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the country is also facing an acute shortage of beds, oxygen cylinders, and other equipment. People are also finding it hard to get together food for not only themselves but the patients as well. People in self-isolation in home, who live alone are also short on food and are being helped by people who are either donating money or helping out in other ways.
Privileged To Have Offered Over 51000 Free Home Cooked Meals So Far To Covid Patients In The Last Month In Delhi NCR: Virender Sehwag Foundation
The Virender Sehwag foundation run by the former India cricketer Virender Sehwag decided to help out the needy in the best way possible and that is by taking away their problem of feeding themselves as they have come forward by offering homemade meals to people in need in the Delhi-NCR area.
Furthermore, the foundation has offered to help out anyone who contacts them for a free home-cooked meal. Sehwag has already donated 10 Oxygen concentrators last week.
“Privileged to have offered over 51000 free home-cooked meals so far to covid patients in the last month in Delhi NCR. If you have a family in Delhi which is affected by Covid and need home-cooked food made with love, please do DM,” Virender Sehwag foundation wrote on Twitter.
Privileged to have offered over 51000 free home cooked meals so far to covid patients in the last month in Delhi NCR. If you have a family in Delhi which is affected by Covid and need home cooked food made with love, please do DM. https://t.co/fa0amFAwwG pic.twitter.com/6Qc4ZktUFY
— Virender Sehwag Foundation (@SehwagFoundatn) May 15, 2021
Apart from Sehwag, the likes of Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar, Jaydev Unadkat, Pat Cummins, Brett Lee, Jaydev Unadkat, and Nicholas Pooran are other cricketers who have donated to various schemes. Kohli and his wife actress Anushka Sharma have donated Rs 2 crores and raised over Rs 11 crores in the last week.