Our Club distributed grocery kits and food to 100 differently-abled persons from Kattur and the surrounding villages (Vembedu to Kovalam). Village Development Officer and other government officers participated and facilitated the distribution to deserving beneficiaries. Our Club member Rtn. Suresh Arunachalam who is involved in various welfare activities of our Club in these villages organised the entire programme. Our Club's Community Centre is located in Kattur village, off OMR on the outskirts of Chennai, and supports the village community with various services programmes.

Our Club has embarked on a major project to offer Covid relief support to hospitals in Chennai treating Covid infected patients. As part of the project, N95 mask and PPE kits were donated last week to several hospitals including Govt Children Hospital, Egmore (pictured), Kilpauk Govt Medical Colleage Hospital, and others. We are also supporting covid care centre at St. Thomas Hospital, Chennai and have donated ventilator, bed-side patient monitors and patient beds. More support is in the anvil, watch out this page.

As part of our efforts to support the covid-relief, our Club has embarked on an ambitious project to set up additional beds and related facilities at St. Thomas Hospital, St. Thomas Mount (near Chennai Airport) and also donated an Arterial Blood Gas (ABG) Analysis machine to Government Kilpauk Medical College & Hospital. The machine will help to analyse the oxygen level in blood and a useful equipment at this time of Corona pandemic. The equipment would save a number of lives in the intensive and emergency units in the hospital.

A blood donation camp was organised by our Club on Sunday, 20 December 2020 at Boaz CBSE Public School, run by our Rtn. Bina Boaz at Gowrivakkam, Chennai. Rotarians, teachers and public donated blood. Our Club Community Service Director Rtn. Elumperiyar lead from the front organising all the arrangements for the camp.

Our club continued its efforts towards Covid mitigation under the Global Grant project in August and Septmeber 2020. Rtn Ashok distributed 100 PPE kits, 300 Face Masks and 200 Sanitizer bottles for use by the police to the ADGP. In addition, 410 N95 masks, 250 triple layer masks and 22 bottles of Sanitizer were also donated to the West Mambalam Public Health Centre on 14th August.

A community service project to support small business affected by Covid-19 pandemic is launched by our Club with the aim to support more than 500 small businesses and vendors in Chennai city. As the first step, more than 75 such business, ironing vendors, photocopying shops, florists, small industrial units are indentified and support provided to them to help them continue business and tide over the current crises.