The Kottivakkam-based Srimad Appayya Dikshita Foundation which is actively engaged in looking after the needs of the poor and elderly people, arranged for the distribution of clothes, sweets and other essential items for the needy for the Deepavali festival. They have been sponsoring and getting sponsors for looking after the inmates of Sri Sankara Home for Senior Citizens at Pandidhamedu near Thiruporur.
On November 6, Wing Commander L. Lakshman (Retd.) a resident of Kasturbanagar, Adyar, along with his family and Gayathri, founder of Eurokids, Kottivakkam, jointly donated bed spreads and bed sheets to all the elderly inmates. The foundation can be reached at 9791019450.