TORONTO: United Sikhs, a UN-affiliated non-profit, non-governmental organization, prepared and packaged more than 30,000 home-cooked meals for elderly & needy who are quarantined amidst COVID19 crisis in New York City.
As per reports, the Sikh community was approached by New York’s Mayor Office for food packages that were handed out to several distributing federal agencies in the area
New York City is one of the worst affected cities in the US by the novel coronavirus.
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The Sikh group has also opened emergency food banks in Canada to cater to the increasing demand for food supplies and hygiene products in view of the coronavirus outbreak.
United Sikhs said that the food banks aim to help disadvantaged and vulnerable groups, especially senior citizens and children.
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The United Nations-affiliated non-profit organization also made an appeal to people from all walks of life to donate generously to fight the crises.
United Sikhs Chief Executive Officer Jagdeep Singh said, “Those who are financially able should consider donating to United Sikhs today so this free emergency food bank of life essentials can be expanded to everyone who needs it.”