Oor Koodi Uthavuvom (Let's Help Together)


Fundraising through Old News Papers

  • Oor Koodi Uthavuvom is a novel fundraising activity of Vadamalayan Memorial Trust to involve each and everyone towards mobilizing resources to save the life of poor people.   
  • Old newspapers from households are collected as donations and the money it fetches goes to the medical assistance of poor people under any specialty like Intensive Care, Neurocare etc.,   
  •   This project has been inaugurated on 8th March, 2006 .
  •   The old news papers are collected at the doorsteps of the residences, schools, colleges and from various public and private agencies by our authorized representatives.
  • Some significant achievements are…

          > 700 students from various colleges and Schools were involved in collecting old news papers from the residents of Madurai.
          > On the eve of World Heart Day, Vadamalayan Hospitals and Radio Mirchi have jointly campaigned for this project. Schools were approached to participate in this project.
          > 1.8 tons of old news papers were collected by the NSS Volunteers of Thiagarajar College.
          > Dolphin matriculation School has contributed Rs 47, 000/- and Rs 23,000/- for two consecutive years since 2009.