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COVID-19 Relief Activities - Bay Area Sewa International

As of June 21 2020, Bay Area Chapter has donated over 50,000 medical grade masks and ~7000 hand made masks to essential workers. In addition, we have donated food to ~6000 families impacted by COVID-19 

Sewa International’s Bay Area Chapter distributed hot meals, groceries, masks, water, and hygiene kits to more than 700 families in a drive-through distribution event held in Oroville, CA on Saturday, May 30, and San Jose, CA on June 19th benefiting 1000 people as part of its extensive COVID-19 relief efforts. In addition, Sewa International also donated 500 masks to the Oroville Hospital and distributed goody packets to kids which included wipes, school supplies, and snack bags of cereal. The San Jose food drive was attended by 25th Assembly district member Kansen Chu.

Checkout press release: Newsgram , IndiaPost, Indicanews

Sewa International’s Bay Area Chapter donated almost 28,000 surgical, N95, and KN95 to first responders such as healthcare workers, police officers, fire fighters, and hospital staff as well as almost 1500 meals to families in need on Sunday, May 3  in an invitation-only drive-through event in Milpitas,CA as part of its COVID-19 relief efforts.Supplies were distributed to almost 20 agencies including San Mateo Medical Center, Oakland Children’s Hospital, City of Sunnyvale, City of Cupertino, Muslim Community Center of Pleasanton and the Mountain View Police Department. About 10 volunteers and a few key donors made this event possible. 

Prior to this event, the Bay Area chapter had distributed almost 20,000 KN95, N95, surgical, face shields and hand made masks to the United States Postal Service, Valley Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente, San Ramon Police Department and many other medical and emergency service responders.

Press release links on mask donations. India Currents, India Post

Press release (IndicaNews) for help on provided to stranded passengers 

Sewa Bay Area Helplines have helped more than 200 stranded passengers, students with their needs. 

Contact today: 203-872-SEWA for any COVID-19 help (Medical, Travel, Other)  in the Bay area

Join Bay Area team in Sewing Masks for COVID-19 Healthcare Workers

Appeal to all who can

•  Sew

  • Drive to pick up/drop off masks
  • Donate Raw material needed for masks
  • Donate Money to procure materials for masks

Please fill form below to sew masks or Sign up to help pick them up & drop them off to Bay Area hospitals. Please fill out the form below and spread the word - 

You will be then added to a WhatsApp group with other fellow sewers. 

Demands continute to grow. So please join and spread the word

For any questions contact: or 203 872 7392

Sewa International
P.O. Box 820867, Houston, Texas 77282-0867
Tax ID: 20-0638718

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