During an emergency, our Rapid Action Force Team is always there among the first of the aid agencies - this is in addition to our regular ongoing projects. To a large extent we have been able to balance our needs with the growing demands. However, we welcome any individuals who are willing to lend a helping hand. Your gesture will be highly valued and appreciated.
PROUD MOMENTS OF RYA Madras Metro – Chennai Food Bank.
- Chennai, Tamilnadu - On many occasions like fire in slums & torrential rains in and around Chennai, we have provided cooked food packets. During Tsunami, Special Teams visited the affected sites and distributed cooked food and necessary ingredients. A week of heavy monsoon showers left many homeless in the low lying areas. Within two hours of the Chennai Mayor's call for assistance, 42,000 food packets were dispatched to the needy.
- Latur, Maharashtra, 1993 -
A disastrous earthquake left many dead and homeless. Within six hours, the R.Y.A Metro Foodbank dispatched a truckload of foodgrains from Chennai.
- Puliyanthope, Chennai -
Heavy rains caused havoc and disrupted life. Many people were stranded in their homes, prompting the MLA, Mr.T. Rajendar, to appeal for help. The R.Y.A Metro Foodbank reached the spot immediately with 3000 kgs of rice.
- Orissa cyclone -
During Orissa cyclone and later earthquake trucks loads of food grains were sent from RYA Madras Metro Chennai Food Bank. in aid of the needy
- Gujarat Earthquake -
10 tons of Food Grains was airlifted within hours of Gujarat Earthquake and Chennai Food Bank’s aid was the first to reach the spot.
- 10th Anniversary -
On the 10th Anniversary of RYA Madras Metro Chennai Food Bank. we spread happiness in the lives of 10000 children by hosting a day of entertainment with joy rides & sumptuous food at Kishkintha Theme Park on 29th February 2004.
- Chennai -
On many occasions like fire in slums & torrential rains in and around Chennai, we have provided food packets. During Tsunami, Special Teams visited the affected sites and distributed food and necessary ingredients.
- Mujhe Apna Banalo -
A day of happiness to 10000 children and Senior Citizens was organized for the second time at Kishkinta Theme Park 06th January 2008.
- Apna Banalo -
A Divine Journey to Thirupathi – 1008 Children had a grand trip to Thirupathi in Special Charted Train and had Blissful darshan of lord Balaji on 10th April 2012. Our small effort to give a day of happiness to God’s own Children.
- Screening of a Tamil movie on a single day @ Pilot theatre - During the year 2013 – 2014, we had a continuous Screening of a Tamil movie on a single day @ Pilot theatre, Chennai for more than 2000 children from various beneficiaries with delicious food. For some children watching a movie was a first time experience.
- Recent Earthquake in Nepal - Recent Earthquake in Nepal killed more than 9000 people and displaced more than 23000 people on 25th April 2015, and again on 13th May 2015 New Earthquake was hit with shockwaves felt as far away as effected several people, RYA Madras Metro Trust. has donated Monetary help of Rs. 500000/- (Rupees Five Lakhs) for rehabilitation of victim of this