Mumbai, 21 November 2023: Grand Maratha Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, catering to the needs of farmers and their families in Maharashtra organised a week-long Diwali donation drive by distributing clothes, stationary, blankets, bedsheets, toys, bags and snacks to more than 4000 people across various locations in Maharashtra. The week-long drive was conducted in Mumbai, Thane, Karjat, Sudhagad and Pandharkarwada in the Yavatmal district of Maharashtra. The beneficiaries of this drive included farmer widows and their families, tribal communities, and underprivileged children.
The donation drive was conducted under the guidance of Mr Rohit Shelatkar, Founder of Grand Maratha Foundation and Mrs. Madhavi Shelatkar, Trustee of Grand Maratha Foundation.
Expressing his views Mr. Rohit Shelatkar, Founder of Grand Maratha Foundation, said, “Grand Maratha Foundation has always been committed to target and uplift the less privileged through better amenities and education, to ensure their all-round development. We are delighted to be able to bring brightness to the Diwali celebrations of numerous families, filling their hearts with happiness and joyous smiles. Our commitment remains strong as we strive to empower farmers and their families, ensuring a better quality of life for all.”
The week-long Diwali donation drive organised by the Grand Maratha Foundation exemplifies the organisation’s commitment to its mission of uplifting the lives of farmers and their families in Maharashtra. By providing essential items and spreading the joy of Diwali, the foundation has shown that unity, compassion, and community support can make a significant difference in the lives of those in need.