Apart from the regular CSR initiatives, a few closed-circle fund raising activities were carried out by employees of EVRY to help a few needy staff members in the last year. The details of the instances are provided below.The details of the instances are provided below.
- Help cover the medical expenses – A housekeeping staff’s family member was hospitalized. Employees of EVRY raised the funds in 2 days and provided it to the family. It met the requirement towards hospitalization costs.
- Help a deserving student - A housekeeping employee’s son, who had done really well in academics in Class 10, was about to join a college. These days, education in a decent college is expensive. An appeal was made to raise the required amount. Employees of EVRY contributed generously. The amount collected was approximately three times of the amount requested. It not only covered the expenses for First & Second year Pre-University Courses, but also beyond (with respect to coaching expenses and towards CET exams).
- Help a medically challenged child – An employee of EVRY requested to help a girl living in a Tier II city of Karnataka, who had a hole in her heart. The girl’s parents, who were economically weak, had a herculean task of raising funds amounting over Rs.2 lakhs! The parents were exploring all the possible options and were able to receive help from the government of Karnataka to have the operation performed free of cost. Still the cost of medicines was prohibitive. Employees of EVRY contributed liberally towards raising the amount and fulfilled the need.