Sub: FOMAA and its Affiliates join hands to help COVID Victims.
The pandemic in India has caused an alarming spike in the number of COVID patients and fatalities.A Spartan second wave of COVID-19 is sweeping across India and the country’s healthcare system is overwhelmed. The number of new cases are crossing 400,000 every day and the death toll is increasing which touched 3796 on Wednesday, May 5th. With more than 3.5 million active cases in the country, hospitals are struggling to accommodate new patients and an acute shortage of hospital beds, ventilators and oxygen is causing serious stress all over the nation. FOMAA, in collaboration with its affiliated associations, is providing oxygen concentrators, cylinders, tanks, BiPAP to the affected patients and public. Following the discussions with the District Collectors of Kozhikode and Thrissur, it was decided to coordinate the activities to assist the needy patients through the district and thaluk hospitals.FOMAA aims to accomplish the arduous task of delivering at least 500 oxygen concentrators, cylinders, tanks, and BiPAP to the hospitals throughout in Kerala. This is expected to contain and curb the spread of COVID and provide much-needed oxygen, life-saving devices, and medicines. Several charities, donors, and member organizations of FOMAA have come forward with contributions for this service. More organizations have also pledged their support to FOMAA. Let's all be part of this fight against the virus. FOMAA has always played an integral role in supporting our country during several calamities and crises and is grateful to all its donors and supporters.India needs help right away and many people around the world are asking how can we help! Please join us in this fight by donating generously to FOMAA for this cause and spreading the word among your friends and relatives. Together, We Can Serve Better! Let's stand with FOMAA in the fight for survival! Let's stand united in this crisis! Let's contribute to saving lives! and Let's show that we will overcome it!
India is experiencing a devastating surge in COVID19 cases, which has overwhelmed the country’s health care system. Authorities are struggling to provide emergency help as the oxygen and vaccine shortage worsens.
Internationally, countries are sending urgent aid, while concerned individuals are donating to and starting fundraisers to help India fight the virus. Together, we can support India during this critical time of need.
“Giving is not just about making a donation. it is about making a difference" Kathy Calvin
Kerala and other states are struggling for survival in the aftermath of the COVID 19 pandemic in India.The whole world is witnessing the gruesome sight of COVID 19 victims dying without access to vaccines, oxygen, and life saving respiratory devices. It is an emotional and upsetting turn of events that is difficult for any human being to tolerate. FOMAA in association with all Pravasi Indian organizations in North America are embarking on a mission to provide essential necessities during this pandemic. FOMAA ensures that each penny contributed will reach those deserving individuals in crisis. Discussions and planning with District Collectors are in progress.
We are also partnering with Indian Embassy, Air India and Aster Medcity with procurement of these devices, customs clearance and freight charges
FOMAA is a 501 c (3) organization eligible for company matching.
You can be a part of this life saving mission by contributing any amount or by contributing to the following:
- Donating an oxygen concentrator (around $500)
- Help in vaccinating the poor or tribal community (Cost about $10)
- Sponsor a ventilator ($1000 for BiPAP and $3000 for ventilator)
Each second is precious to many struggling to get a breath of oxygen. Let’s unite for our nation – Please consider donating today.
- John C Varughese
- Kerala Association of Washington
- MADHU & SHERLI NAMBIAR
- Tom Matthews
- Ann Marie Bre
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