Volunteering For The Soul

“There is no better exercise for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”  John Holmes A Decade of Change  Through the years, United Way Chennai has turned itself synonymous with direct impact, ground-level interventions, and lasting measures to sustain it. However, these are mere by-products that have emerged from our undivided focus on creating […]

UWC’s Markets & Economy 2020 discusses the Budget

Interesting views about the Union Budget were discussed at the Markets and Economy 2020 an annual post-budget analysis conducted by United Way Chennai, on Friday, 8th February. The event took place at ITC Grand Chola, Chennai. With a comprehensive talk by Dr. T V Somanathan, Industry leader and past CII President, Mr. Seshasayee and PM’s Economic Advisory council member, Dr. […]

Run United 2020 for Street Vendors raises 30+ Lacs

United Way Chennai organised Run United 2020 – a virtual marathon fundraiser from October 2 – October 11, 2020. United Way Chennai carried out the campaign, #UnitedForStreetVendors to help street vendors who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and it raised around 30 Lakhs which will be used to support nearly 700 families to restart […]

UWC raises 90 Lacs to mitigate ventilator shortage

COVID-19 has taken the world by storm. Like any natural disaster, the Coronavirus has created unforeseen circumstances & challenges for everyone from healthcare professionals to the common daily wage labourer. In India, we have only approximately 40,000 odd ventilators for a country of 1.3 billion people. In Chennai also, as the situation becomes direr, we […]