Virender Sehwag helps the people Delhi: The COVID-19 pandemic has made life difficult for one and all within the nation. The increase in cases has forced the people to stay at home, and take care of their families as they wait for things to get better. However, in such challenging times, plenty from the cricket fraternity have stepped up to lend a helping a hand to those in need. The likes of Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni, Irfan and Yusuf Pathan have been contributing through various campaigns and are making significant donations.
Former Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag has also got into the act, and is doing is bit for the community. On April 25, the Virender Sehwag Foundation announced on Twitter that they will be serving healthy home-cooked food to all those families that are affected by COVID-19 in Delhi. Apart from that, the foundation also claimed that they are procuring oxygen concentrators for further help.
“Sehwag Foundation is helping feed Covid patients & other needy with free nutritious home-cooked food in Delhi. For requirements please DM your details. We are also in the process of procuring Oxygen Concentrators. If you wish to contribute u can donate to virenderfoundation84@upi,” they tweeted.
After 20 days, the Foundation announced that they have now offered free home-cooked meals to close to 51000 families in the capital region. They further mentioned that if a family is in need of food, then do leave a message as the Virender Sehwag Foundation will be quick to provide assistance.
“Privileged to have offered over 51000 free home-cooked meals so far to covid patients in the last month in Delhi NCR. If you have a family in Delhi which is affected by Covid and need home-cooked food made with love, please do DM,” the Foundation tweeted.
Virender Sehwag had announced his retirement from international cricket in October, 2015. Ever since then, he has been into broadcasting and has also displayed his quirky side on twitter. However, he did take part in the Road Safety Series recently, and also played a big role for the India Legends to win the tournament. Former greats such as Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif and the Pathan brothers also participated in it.