The world has undergone quarantine amidst the global coronavirus outbreak. The COVID-19 has affected thousands of people worldwide and looking at the consequences of the fatal virus many places have been locked down.
People have self quarantined themselves and social distancing is preferred all over the world. The sudden lockdown has created inconvenience and people are facing issues to meet their daily necessities.
People above 65 years of age are believed to be more vulnerable to the virus.
A group of Sikh community in England decided to deliver free food to the elderly people of Slough which is a town in Berkshire.
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Sikhs in Slough, UK have come up with Mobile Food Support for the elderly & isolated & are Providing FREE HEALTHY & NUTRITIOUS essentials to help them! Pls share! #COVIDー19mx #CoronavirusOutbreak #Sikh pic.twitter.com/l0kqpATzk9
— Harjinder Singh Kukreja (@SinghLions) March 17, 2020
Harjinder, an associate from the Sikh community told to News18:
Sikhs have been at the forefront of philanthropic work throughout the world. The community ongoingly delves into social causes which make a mammoth difference.
Harjinder also posted:
After UK, Sikhs in Melbourne set up free delivery service for self-isolated people
Sikh volunteers announced that they would be delivering free food to self-isolated people in Melbourne’s south-east for the next two weeks.
— Harjinder Singh Kukreja (@SinghLions) March 18, 2020
Netizens Posted Appreciation On Twitter:
God bless you…
— Godwineo Knight #G_K (@jgodwin2k2) March 17, 2020
Sikhs are always leading the way in the midst of crisis. Thank you for your dedication and service!
— Hanna (@hanna_meiners) March 17, 2020
Sikhs are by far the most compassionate people i have ever seen.
— Banker (@Anki_Bhardwaj16) March 17, 2020
The community and its members need applause for doing selfless deed during the time of need.