A lethal second wave of coronavirus infections is devastating India, leaving millions affected. City of Chennai particularly has a positive rate of over 15% and 30,000 fresh cases daily. With close to half a million confirmed cases in the city, please donate today and help with critical needs.


Goal of this campaign is to raise $50,000 and your contribution will help

Distribute life-saving healthcare equipment:

To procure and distribute life-saving healthcare equipment and medical supplies including non-invasive Ventilators, Oxygen cylinders & monitors, Covid test machines, ECG machines; disposable items like N95 masks, PPE kits, medicines, etc.

Provide Support Resources:

Provide part time personnel support to these hospitals to fulfill shortage of specialized providers needed to meet the anticipated patient surge and to backfill resources impacted by virus exposure and overwork.

Charitable Contributions

Every dollar contributed to this campaign, till May 29, 2021, will be matched 2x by a generous donor. In addition, a company match would help us in getting a 3x donation to achieve the $50,000 goal. Your charitable contributions are tax-deductible [501(c)(3)].

This campaign would support select hospitals in Chennai like Government Stanley Hospital; Government Hospital for Thoracic Medicine; Tambaram Military Hospital, Chennai; Hindu Mission Hospital, Tambaram; Government Primary Health Centers, etc.

Rotary Club of Madras East (RCME) has been involved in numerous projects for COVID relief this past year. We know that some of you are looking for ways to make a difference. If you are able, your financial support is critical at this time. You are making a huge difference! We can be your trusted bridge between you - the donor and the beneficiary.

We are continuously working with many Government and NGO hospitals to identify the critical requirements for support. We have a dedicated team of health professionals headed by a Director, who will process the funds with complete transparency and accounting.

DhIA Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the US, has partnered with the RCME to execute this campaign. 100% of the funds received in this campaign will be transferred to the RCME.

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Lead organization: Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

Rotary Club of Madras East (RCME) was Chartered in 1985, and is one of the premier clubs in Rotary District 3232.It has 173 members currently, consisting of professionals and leaders from across industries.

Rotary Club of Madras East Trust is the registered charitable arm of the club.

• Registered under sections 12AA and 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961 (India)

Registered with Ministry of Home Affairs under FCRA (India)

RCME has over the years handled socially relevant projects worth several crores of Rupees. We have also completed 24 Global Grant projects worth USD 1.4 million.