Disaster Relief

In 2005, IndUS, with the invaluable support of Appleton Post Crescent and Community Foundation of Fox Cities Region Inc., raised over $165,000 toward tsunami relief in most severely affected Asian nations such as Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Thailand.

IndUS collaborated with Time Warner Cable, Affinity Health System, Secura Insurance, Neenah Joint School District, and others to raise $37,000 toward purchase of five fully equipped fishing boats and fifty fishing nets to help 200 fishing families in Sothikuppam village in Tamil Nadu, India.

In 2005, IndUS donated $1000 to American Red Cross toward relief effort in Katrina-affected areas of the United States. In addition, IndUS has donated $1500 toward a scholarship to Ms. Rayna Andrews, a university student who has been displaced by the hurricane and who has transferred to University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh.

IndUS has donated over $1500 to UNICEF to deliver relief to children of India and Pakistan who were affected by earthquake in 2007.

Haiti Childrens Relief FundIndUS has raised over $10,000 to provide relief to children of Haiti who have been affected by the earthquake of January 12 2010. Our challenge grant of $ 2500 was quickly met. We will seek collaboration with local organizations to leverage this collection to do maximum good for the affected children of Haiti.

IndUS together with Fox Valley organizations donated five motorized boats with fishing nets to fishermen of Sothikuppam, Tamil Nadu, India. Here is one boat with its new owners.