BAPS Charities Volunteers deliver 200 food packets to Northwell Huntington Hospital

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Dear Editor,

BAPS charities has been at the forefront of the effort to help healthcare workers and hospitals, who are fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the challenges that many across the nation are currently facing is accessibility to food. With front line personnel working long hours, this concern holds especially true. As part of their effort, BAPS charities prepared 200 food packages and delivered them to Northwell Huntington Hospital on April 19, 2020. 
Volunteers helped prepare the food packages while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment and adhering to social distancing guidelines. The deliveries were made by trained volunteers at the hospital reception area.  Helen Bellenciano, Patient relation and reception at Northwell Huntington Hospital, received the packages on behalf of the hospital. Helen was extremely grateful and said that “this will be for all of the nurses and people working in the COVID-19 areas.”  Similarly, volunteers in BAPS Charities locations across the world continue to evaluate situations to effectively provide support.
Samir Bhatt, Esq.
Media Coordinator
BAPS Temple, Melville
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