Dr. Majeed Foundation Helps Alleviate Food Insecurity

From L to R : Dr. H.M. Krishnamurthy, State President, Kempegowda Development Committee, Mr. Madhu Subramanian, Director, Sami-Sabinsa Group, Mr. Gangadhara Murthy, Vice President - HR, Sami-Sabinsa Group, Mr. Mohammed Sharief, Director, MM Corporate Security Services, Sri. Kempegowda, Director, Kempegowda Development Committee and Sri. D.C. Siddaraju, Honorary Secretary, Kempegowda Development Committee at the food distribution event at Magadi, Karnataka organized jointly by Sami-Sabinsa Group and Kempegowda Development Committee on September 24, 2020. Image courtesy of Sabinsa.

East Windsor, NJ—The Dr. Majeed Foundation has donated 5,500 10kg bags of rice to the people of Magadi, Karnataka on September 24, according to a press release. The donation is intended to help alleviate food insecurity exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The event was organized in partnership with the Kempegowda Development Committee, the press release explains. State President Dr. H.M. Krishnamurthy and Madhu Subramanian, Director of the Sami-Sabinsa Group, inaugurated the event and participated in the distribution.

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“The poorest people in India have been hardest hit during this pandemic, so I wanted to help,” said Dr. Muhammed Majeed, Founder and Chairman of the Sami-Sabinsa Group, in the press release. “While many of the Foundation’s programs are focused upon helping poor children receive an education so they have a brighter future, right now they are just trying to survive. I’m glad to be able to help these families.”

More than 5,000 people benefitted from the event.