[GHHF] TWO weeks supply of DRY Items to Archakas / PRIESTS in Agency areas and Villages were provided in Tirupati and Visakhapatnam

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On June 26, Global Hindu Heritage Foundation (GHHF) in association with Sri Saidatta Mansa Peetham  has  distributed 18 Dry food items to about 25 Priests.

On June 19 and 20, GHHF / Savetemples distributed two weeks supply of dry goods to 50 Priests in three Mandalas: Chandragiri Mandalam, Ramachandra Puram Mandalam, and Veduru Kuppam Mandalam

As we mentioned earlier, many Archakas in VILLAGES are experiencing hardships and struggling to feed their families. GHHF is planning to distribute these items in Chittoor, Tirupati, Guntur, Vijayawada, and Visakhapatnam areas.

We completed the distribution in Tirupathi and  Vijayawada. We are in the process of completing in Vishakhapatnam.

Each bag/kit will have the following items: Rice, Wheat flour, Cooking Oil, Urad Dal, Moong Dal, Brown Sugar, Tea Powder, Meal Packet, Chilli powder, Soaps, Tamarind, Turmeric, Sugar, Coconut oil, Upma Ravva, Mustard Seeds, and other items.

Sri Saidatta Manasa Swamy coordinated the event, who bought the items, and packed them into a big bag and distributed to the needy Brahmin families.

Since the Lockdown due to the fear of spreading Coronavirus, all the Hindu Temples are closed. Now, many Pujaris / Hindu Temple priests are having a hard time meeting their basic needs. Many of them do not have any salaries either from the government or the private Temples. Most of them do not have enough savings to pay their rent and electricity. Furthermore, many private temples do not have enough income to pay their salaries. Consequently, many Pujaris do not have enough resources to meet their daily expenses to provide meals for their families. Recently, newspapers wrote about some priests begging on the streets as they could not provide meals for the family. That news pained so many people and some organizations are helping them financially. They are facing a grim and grave predicament.

It is time to help these Priests to meet their basic needs with our generous donation. It is time to acknowledge their invaluable service to Hindu Temples and Hindu Dharma. It is time to protect their dignity and self-respect.

We would appreciate your donation to continue annadanam to the needy, poor, Archakas/Priests in Villages.

PayPal Method: To donate visit our website. Click on the Donate button, then press the Purpose category and select Annadanam Category or General Donation category.

By Check: Or you can send a check payable to:
GHHF, 14726 Harmony Lane, Frisco TX 75035. It is tax-deductible.

For more information, call

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