Meals to Homeless

One in six people in America face hunger but 40% of food is thrown out in the US every year that is worth $165 billion. All of this uneaten food could feed up to 25 million Americans.

Lunch On Me is a Los Angeles based non- profit dedicated to ending starvation in LA’s homeless community. Founded by Larayia Gaston LOM brings nutritious and organic meals six days a week to 10,000 people a month. Volunteers play an integral role in food pickups to food redistribution. Organic food that would otherwise be wasted is redistributed and delicious quality meals re-created.

With the help of various partners and affiliates, LOM has grown from serving 500 meals a month to 10,000. TV9 CEO Ravi Prakash joined the movement as an Executive Sponsor and has been feeding LA’s homeless people. Ravi Prakash Foundation founded in 2017 is committed for making a change in society by supporting the cause of education and health.

As part of its corporate social responsibility TV9 channel has always supported numerous causes over the years. TV9 believes in the emancipation of the homeless. Through the telecast of stories and promos in the US time band TV9 has been bringing forth stories of how the Indian Telugu diaspora in the US has been providing shelter and feeding the homeless through donations.

Lunch On Me not only provides free meals but also opportunities to enrich the mind, body, and spirit by organizing weekly yoga healing classes for homeless men and women.

AP CM Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates Ravi Prakash SiliconAndhra Sanjivani Multi Speciality Hospital

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Health care had been assured at a minimal cost to 5 lakh people of 150 villages around Kuchipudi village. The 200 bedded Ravi Prakash SiliconAndhra Sanjivani multi speciality hospital was inaugurated on 18th October – Vijaya Dasami. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu graced the occasion and offered to donate Rs. 10 crore for the noble cause.

AP CM Chandrababu inaugurates Sanjivani Multi Speciality Hospital || Kuchipudi – TV9

Former Supreme Court Judge Jasti Chalameswar and local MLA Uppuleti Kalpana lauded the efforts of Silicoandhra founder Kuchibhotla Anand and TV9 CEO Ravi Prakash for bringing hi-tech health care to the doorsteps of the needy. Artist Radheshyam entertained by performing world famed Kuchipudi Yakshaganam.  Locals from Pamarru and other villages of Krishna district attended the event in large numbers.

Jyothi Prajwalana at Sanjivani Multi Speciality Hospital inauguration || Kuchipudi – TV9

Ravi Prakash SiliconAndhra Sanjivani hospital has been built completely with crowd funding. Many locals from the poorest of the poor to the richest of the rich contributed from a mere hundred rupees to a few crores – donations poured in for the philanthropic cause.

చంద్రబాబు చేతుల మీదుగా దాతల విరాళాలు || Sanjivani Multi Speciality Hospital in Kuchipudi

The six floors of Sanjivani hospital with a total area of one lakh sq ft was completed in record time and the Out patient department was thrown open to public. Medical equipment for the multi speciality hospital is being set up and doctors from USA and India are all set to offer their services for free.

Through the Ravi Prakash Foundation TV9 CEO donated Rs. 4 crore for the construction.  Fund raising activity has been supported through many hours of non-stop LIVE telecast.


Ravi Prakash Foundation donates Rs 1 crore to Siddipet govt school

Government schools lack proper toilet facilities which has been since many years the prime reason for school drop outs and poor attendance especially girl students of higher classes. 
As part of its corporate social responsibility TV9 channel has always supported numerous causes over the years. Additionally Ravi Prakash Foundation was founded in 2017 to further its commitment and passion for making a change in society by supporting the cause of education and health. Today Ravi Prakash Foundation is  undertaking philanthropic activities in these areas.
Ravi Prakash Foundation has adopted a government school and has donated one crore rupees for its construction. The fund will provide clean toilets with 24 hours drinking water facility. In an event held recently on September 19th, 2018 Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) leader Harish Rao laid the foundation stone for Rangadhampally mandal parishad upper primary school in Telangana’s Siddipet district. It is also proposed that the school will have digital classrooms with furniture, a library, play ground and all other amenities like a modernized kitchen fit for a school of international standards.