Even as it remains unclear as to what the current pandemic holds in future, acting resilient and responsible is the commitment needed at this hour.
Sending an outright message of an inclusive approach of not working in silos but coming on frontlines in supporting the underprivileged and the needy members of the society, Smiles Foundation is one amongst the many who have hit the grounds ever since the advent of pandemic and has not backed down till date in delivering their social responsibility at a crisis when health tried humanity.
THE NGO THAT REMAINED ACTIVE WHEN THE CITY DEFUSED AMID COVID-19
Smiles Foundation have been for a long time now known for uplifting the critical and the vulnerable groups of the society, but the virtues of their noble work shined across Navi Mumbai amass due to their relentless efforts in working round the clock throughout the lockdown.
TEAM SMILES ADAPTED TO CHANGE TO AID THE NEEDY
Reconfiguring themselves to the ailing gravity of the situation, Smiles Foundation, headed by Dhiraj Ahuja and Uma Ahuja without thinking twice of the health dangers spread took to the streets of Navi Mumbai in supplying food and essentials from the lowest groups of the society to the police officers and workers on the frontlines, Team Smiles owing upto their motto of ‘spreading miles of smiles’ pumped up the motivation and sustenance required during pressing crisis times.
SMILES RELENTLESS EFFORTS GARNERED PRAISE FROM HOME MINISTRY
The sublime service of Team Smiles in delivering food kits to unprivileged kids along with the Navi Mumbai Police garnered the attention of Maharashtra’s Home Minister Anil Deshmukh who went on tweeting praise for his police force and Smiles Foundation in portraying a gesture the scenario demanded.
SMILES FOUNDATION KEEPS ITS FEED THE NEEDY INITIATIVE MOVING
Aspiring to spread cheer amid the glooms of the pandemic, Smiles Foundation continues to sustain and strengthen the Morales of the destitute and the young children, not conforming to the binary notions of gender identity Smiles Foundation have spread positive awareness in esteeming the transgender community and the orphanages with chocolates, grains, food supplies etc.
TEAM SMILES DONS CAPS OF GOOD SAMARITANS AS THEY CONTINUE SOCIAL SERVICE
Smiles Foundation have gone forward in donating 400 kgs of vegetables in aiding the ‘Langar’ service provided by Nerul Gurudwara in feeding the hungry.
From churches to gurdwaras, from the cops to the pauper, from urban to the rurals, the empowered women force driven with the passion of service have covered the not known and the hardly visited arenas of Navi Mumbai where help was required the most.
With over 35,000 families fed across Mumbai & Navi Mumbai in the past 10 months, Smiles Foundation has accomplished a whopping and a noble milestone in their prime motive of service to humanity.
-Caroliyn Ravi, NMTV News