#NepalQuake Relief Material Collection in Chennai

Goonj Nepal 2015

As you are aware of the recent disaster at Nepal and other parts of India, Goonj has started its relief work at Nepal. We at AID India, extend our support to Goonj and will run the temporary collection of materials at Chennai for Goonj.

Here’s a copy of our appeal –http://goonj.org/?p=23313 that has become a base for people to initiate the collection drives..

We are urgently looking for tarpaulins, dry ration, good quality solar lamps, basic medicines, crutches, ropes, utensils, torch & batteries, blankets, sanitary pads, non expensive but good basic toiletries, wheel chairs, bed-sheets and mats, utensils and monetary contributions. Monetary contributions are also needed for essential purchases and logistics, BUT kindly hold on till we inform on this. As permissions are awaited from the respective authorities on financial front. (Poster enclosed for your reference)..

Also, please DO NOT collect – Clothes, water, perishable items, cooked food, any expired material, half consumed liquid medicines, sandals with heal, used undergarments, very cheap/bad quality so called Chinese material

Important- As this is a cross border operation, a lot of restrictions and regulation will be in place at the borders. Please do not send any unwanted material that will hassle our relief operations.  Most of the material will be rotated through Delhi.

The collection centre at Chennai will be at AID India office. You can drop the materials at No.45, Pycrofts Road, 1st Street, Royapettah. Please note that we will not take any materials you bring which are not mentioned in the list. Please contact Selva at +91-9790951652 for more details.

J&K flood relief‬ Material collection drive across India by Goonj

You must be following the news on the worsening floods in Jammu and Kashmir. While we are working in some states already struggling with floods, the J & K floods are taking on the magnitude of Kosi and Uttarakhand floods. The upcoming winters are only going to add to this nationwide calamity. Goonj is trying its best to reach out relief in J & K and other states.

Floods JnK

This is an URGENT APPEAL to join GOONJ for ‘RAHAT FLOODS’We urge you to initiate pan- India campaigns in your offices, schools, colleges and get each one from your network to act..


Urgent requirements-

a) Material: Large quantities of good quality blankets, woolens, tarpaulin, basic medicines, utensils, good quality solar torches, buckets, torch and batteries, umbrellas, water purifier tablets, crutches, candles, rope. Also– Old flex banners, mats, contributions for Sanitary pads & Sujnis. Please make sure to send the material to the Goonj offices. Here is the list- http://goonj.org/?page_id=2272

Humble request- NOT to send perishable items, drinking water bottles, cooked food and dirty/damaged or expired material to any of the center please.

Options for transferring contributions

Monetary contributions– for logistics and essential purchases. (All monetary contributions are tax exempted u/s 80G) please click below for the easiest option to transfer the money;

1. For Online- http://goonj.org/?page_id=1656

2.  For Direct transfer – only for Indian Contributions

HDFC Bank, Plot No-9, H & J Block, LSC, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi-110076

Account No.-04801450000130 | Bank Branch Code – 0480

IFSC Code – HDFC0000480

Bank Swift Code – HDFCINBB

Please note- This account will accept the contribution within India only and no foreign transaction is allowed as per guidelines of Ministry of Home & Finance.

3. For Direct transfer- only for Foreign Contribution

Local Bank: YES Bank, Unit 3&4, TDI Centre, Plot No.7 District Centre, Jasola, New Delhi- 110025

Beneficiary Name: GOONJ; Account No: 035093900000069; Local Bank Swift Code- YESBINBB

IFSC Code: YESB0000350

Visit: http://goonj.org/Swift details YES BANK LIMITED.pdf for a list of intermediary banks.

4. Cheque/ Draft:  You can make it in the name of “GOONJ” and send it to J-93, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi- 110076 . Do mention your full name, address, tel. no, for receipt purpose on the back of the cheque/ draft.

Please note- For receipt purpose, please send your name, amount, email ID, tel no. and address to[email protected] , with date & mode of transfer, transfer code/ cheque number, Bank’s name and location with last 4 digits of your account number.

c) Logistics support; Material transportation from our offices;Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata and the additional collection hubs to the affected areas.

Goonj is also keen to create collection hubs in more cities, if anyone is interested in opening up a temporary centre, do write back to us.

Do spread the word. Use your face book, twitter, e-mail and websites to spread the message..

We will be updating status on www.goonj.org and on our face book page http://www.facebook.com/goonj.org regularly. Do write to us on [email protected] or call 011- 41401216, 26972351 for any further queries.

Goonj Offices


J&K flood relief‬ Material collection drive at Chennai

Friends from Chennai please share and contribute!

Floods JnK

a) Material: Large quantities of good quality blankets, woollens, tarpaulin, basic medicines, utensils, good quality solar torches, buckets, torch and batteries, umbrellas, water purifier tablets, crutches, candles, rope. Also- Old flex banners, mats, contributions for Sanitary pads & Sujnis. Please drop the materials at the following addresses

AID India, 45, Pycrofts Road, 1st Street, Royapettah, Chennai – 600 014

reStore, No. 150/3 East Coast Road, Kottivakkam (adjacent to Kun Hyundai and opp. Bharat Petrol bunk).

b) Monetary contributions- for logistics and essential purchases. It would be good if we at Chennai can mobilize contributions so that a lot of the resources can be bought there in Delhi rather than we shipping it from here. Write to Selva at [email protected] (phone : +91-9790951652) for further information.

Online http://goonj.org/?page_id=1656

Do send your full name, address, tel. no, for receipt purpose to [email protected] as soon as you transfer the money for the receipt purpose.