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Wednesday, 29 December, 2004

Cash Donations in Mumbai

Can we collect cash from people in Mumbai and send it to the PM's relief fund? A lot of people have asked if they can contribute. These people cannot go to the disaster area but have the heart to open their wallets.

Can someone suggest a way in which old clothes, dry food etc that maybe collected be sent to Tamil Nadu / Nicobar Islands?

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Sunil R Nair
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Blogger Krishna said :


Most relief agencies at this point in time are insisting on CASH DONATIONS ONLY because transporation/logistics have not been ironed out yet to ship clothes, food etc. But I am sure the situation will change in a few weeks.

Best wishes,


Wed Dec 29, 09:25:00 AM IST  
Blogger Vishal said :

my 2 paisa.... Cash donation is usually not a good idea. Since it may cause accounting and accountability issues. you could always collect cheques and send them to PM's relief fund or any other organization like Asha, AID...

Wed Dec 29, 11:27:00 AM IST  
Anonymous Anonymous said :

I also agree...Cash would be great but unfortunately and realisticly it could cause a added temtation to some poor soul who might be a lttle more controled by greed. Never rule it outin this day and age...wish i was wrong but its very possible

Wed Dec 29, 03:19:00 PM IST