Mumbai, April 3: Shah Rukh Khan’s group companies Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Red Chillies Entertainment, Meer Foundation and Red Chillies VFX announced several initiatives to support the efforts of the Prime Minister and the Government in its COVID-19 fight.
Kolkata Knight Riders, the IPL franchise co-owned by Gauri Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Juhi Chawala Mehta and Jay Mehta has committed to contributing to the PM CARES Fund, Khan said using the twitter handle of Red Chillies Entertainment.
Red Chillies Entertainment owned by Gouri Khan and Shah Rukh Khan has committed to contribute to the Maharastra CM’s relief fund.
KKR and Meer Foundation will work with the West Bengal the Maharastra governments and contribute 50,000 PPE kits.
Meer Foundation along with Ek Saath will provide daily food requirements to over 5500 families for at least a month in Mumbai. A kitchen wil also be set up to send out 2000 fresh cooked meals everyday to help households and hospitals whore daily needs aren’t being fulfiled, Khan said.
Similarly, Meer Foundation in association with Roti Foundation will provide 3 lakh meal kits with 10,000 people per ay for atleast a month.
Meer Foundation in association with Working People’s Charter will provide basic essentials and grocery items for at least a month to over 2500 daily wage workers who have been identified across Delhi.
“At a time when the human race is facing an immense crisis, there can only be one true response. The expression of Humanity itself,” Khan said.