Tamil Nadu Flood Relief Effort by Sacramento Tamil Mandrum

Sacramento Tamil Mandrum sincerely thanks each and every donor who contributed to this effort along with the Mandrum. We have now closed this initiative and are in the final stages of the disbursement of the collected amounts to the flood affected areas. Please read further for the updates!

Fund Collection Summary:

2015

Income: $ 28,815.00
Loan: $ 1,000.00
Distribution: $ 10,000.00

2016

Income: $ 9,385.33
Loan repaid: $ 1,000.00
Bank fees: $ 150.00
Incorrect deposit: $ 150.00
Distribution: $ 27,900.33

Fund Distribution Status:

Aid India $2,500.00 Distributed For Cuddalore relief effort.
Udavum Karangal $4,900.00 Distributed To help with the rehabilitation of a flood-affected old age home and a mentally-challenged care facility
Bhoomika Trust $5,000.00 Distributed For Chennai rehabilitation effort.
Tamil Nadu Foundation $5,000.00 Distributed For Tamil Nadu rehabilitation effort
Aid India $15,000.00 Distributed Setup Water purification/treatment plant and providing water filters in the villages in Cuddalore district. We are partnering with Aid India to implement this project. This way we can make a difference and help the people on a long term basis.
Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai $8,000.33 Distributed Provide nursing assistant training for poor girl students from the flood affected areas of Cuddalore

Contribution from Partnering Organizations, Businesses and Community members:

We would like to thank Indian Association of Sacramento (IAS), Sacramento and their president Venkat Mechineni for the support towards the cause of Tamil Nadu Flood Relief. We collected $1,000.00 through IAS. Once again, thank you IAS and all other community organizations for the support.

We would like to thank Chinmaya Mission, Sacramento for their support towards the cause of Tamil Nadu Flood Relief. We collected $1,752.00 through this fund raising. Once again, thank you Chinmaya Mission for your support.

We would like to thank Ruchi Restaurant, Folsom for their support towards the cause of Tamil Nadu Flood Relief. The lunch Buffet on 12/20 was delicious. We collected $1,750.00 through this fund raising. Once again, thank you Ruchi team for your generosity and support.

We would like to thank Bawarchi Indian Cuisine, El Dorado Hills for their generosity towards the cause of Tamil Nadu Flood Relief. Bawarchi’s fundraising event held on December 15, raised $2,000.00 for STM’s Flood Relief effort. Bawarchi team packed and delivered 400 orders of food to various parts of Sacramento. We would also like to thank the volunteers who worked with Bawarchi to spread the word, pack, and deliver the food. Once again, thank you Bawarchi Team for your hard work and generosity.

We would like to recognize and thank the following team of volunteers for supporting the Tamil Nadu Flood Relief fundraising effort. They have collected $4,907.00. This shows how a small group of committed people can recognize a need and do something about it. Well done guys, when we all contribute, we accomplish.

Balamurugan Karuppaiah – Social Interest Solutions – Sacramento,CA
Mohan Arunachalam – Esurance, Rocklin, CA
Suresh Mani – HP Roseville,CA
Gobi Ramasamy

We would like to thank Mylapore Restaurant, Folsom for their generosity and hard work towards the cause of Tamil Nadu Flood Relief. Mylapore’s boxed lunch initiative held on 12/10/15 to raise funds for STM’s TN Flood Relief reached over 15 large organizations encompassing over 70 Square Miles within the greater Sacramento area. Team Mylapore stayed awake the whole of Tuesday night cooking and coordinating to make this event a grand success. We would also like to thank volunteers from organizations that played a vital role towards spreading the word, raising awareness amongst fellow Californians about this humongous natural disaster and also physically distributing lunches to fellow patrons in their respective offices. We collected $3,560.00 through this event. Once again, thank you Team Mylapore for your hard work, generosity and last but not the least, for a delicious lunch.

We would like to thank Sacramento Regional Association of Malayalees (SARGAM) for supporting Tamil Nadu Flood Relief fund raising effort. The fund raising booth at their Christmas event on 12/12 at Rosemont High school collected $810.00. Our heartfelt thanks to SARGAM and the Malayalee community of Sacramento.

We would like to thank International Tamil Academy, Folsom for their support towards the cause of Tamil Nadu Flood Relief.

We would like to thank Peacock Restaurant, Folsom for their support towards the cause of Tamil Nadu Flood Relief. The lunch Buffet on 12/12 was delicious. We collected $400.00 through this fund raising. Once again, thank you Peacock team.

Partnering organizations:

  • The partnering organizations are spreading awareness among their members, volunteers and raising funds through Tamil Manrum Paypal account, collecting funds in their events, conducting fund raiser programs,
  • Indian Association of Sacramento
  • California Telugu Samithi
  • Gujarati Samaj of Sacramento (GSS)
  • Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS)
  • Kannada Sangha of Sacramento (KSS)
  • Sacramento Regional Association of Malayalees
  • Sacramento Telangana Association
  • Telugu Association of Greater Sacramento (TAGS)
  • California Tamil Academy
  • Chinmaya Mission of Sacramento

Partner Businesses:

  • Mylapore Restaurant, Folsom
  • Peacock Restaurant, Folsom
  • Ruchi Restaurant, Folsom
  • Tirupathi Restaurant, Roseville
  • Bawarchi Indian Cuisine, El Dorado Hills

Sacramento Tamil Mandrum is a 501-c (3) non-profit tax exempt organization, organized the “Tamil Nadu Flood Relief” campaign. California State nonprofit no: C2204452, Federal Tax ID Number: 68-0469386