Tata Volunteering Week 11 Volume No. 19  
  Industrial visit Indian Hotels  |  Mumbai
Housekeeping students were invited for an industrial visit at the Indian Hotels in Mumbai. They were shown different departments from back office to the front desk and ample time to observe and ask questions. The students accompanied by the facilitator spent a good time in three different categories of guest rooms interacting with associates on what a room attendants job entails.
  Serving to the community Ginger Hotels  |  Agartala
16 volunteers from Ginger Hotels Agartala spent a day serving orange flavoured juice to passersby to beat the summer heat.
  Visit to a chesire home JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO CR&CC department volunteers organized a visit to Cheshire home Sundernagar to spend time and distribute clothes and snacks.
  Awareness session JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO Corporate, BDCS, MD Office and corporate admin teams organized a female voter's awareness programme under SVEEP at Parbatipur village and Harisundarpur Sewing Centre. Volunteers explained the electoral process, discussed how to use voter's helpline app, EVM and VVPAT. Volunteers also distributed prizes for rangoli, art & craft competition.
  Sports activity JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO Corporate Admin and CSR teams organized a Kho- Kho match at Baramari Village. The volunteers distributed team t-shirts and prizes.
  Sports event JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO Corporate Admin organised sports activity with the students at Harisundarpur Academic Centre, Gamaharia. Volunteers spent time with the children and distributed sweets and prizes.
  Fun activity JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO F&A department’s volunteers spent time interacting with the children of the schools in Sudhapur, Aaganbari where they distributed water bottle and sweets to them.
  Fogging JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO PHHS department volunteers organized fogging at Cheshire home and its surroundings for prevention of mosquitoes.
  Visit to an old age home JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO CR&CC department volunteers made a visit to the Nirmal Hridaya Old Age Home Baradwari, Sakchi and spent time with the differently abled residents. The team gave away essentials like rice, pulses, sugar, oil, soap, tooth paste, biscuit packets, etc.
  Plantation drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Pune
AMRUT volunteer carried out a tree plantation drive at a municipality open land near new 5MLD WTP working Site.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Steel Processing And Distribution  |  Kolkata
TSPDL volunteers cleaned a ground and surrounding premises of ASHARI, which runs over 4.4 acres of land. The volunteers attended towards the ailing stray and abandoned animals by feeding them biscuits, bananas and jaggery.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Consultancy Services  |  Hyderabad
Associates in collaboration with Municipal Authorities and citizens cleaned the community parks and open spaces. Besides the cleaning activity, they also spread the message of "Do not use plastics".
  Library cleaning & book arrangement Tata Steel Processing And Distribution   |  Faridabad
Volunteers of TSPDL Faridabad cleaned entire racks, books, including the premises of the public library and spend time with administrator in systematically arranging the books.
  Blood donation drive Tata Steel Processing And Distribution   |  Kolkata
A team of volunteers donated blood at Tata Medical Centre, a cancer hospital located at Rajarhat, New Town, Kolkata and organised a drawing competition, played a cartoon movie and fun games with the kids at the hospital.
  Visit to church Tata Steel Processing And Distribution  |  Kolkata
Volunteers of TSPDL organised a ‘Day Out’ program to Bandel Church, for the residents of Tollygunge Homes, Kolkata. The residents began the journey with a Thanksgiving prayer. During the journey, the volunteers arranged a sumptuous breakfast and organised fun games for the elderly people. At Bandel, the residents lit candles, visited the church and solemnly prayed together with the volunteers. Volunteers then a served home cooked meal to them.
  Visit to a hospital Tata Projects  |  Hyderabad
Tata projects in association with TCS team visited MNJ Cancer Hospital, Hyderabad and donated the materials like carrom boards, snake and ludo games, etc. to the kids and hospital management. Volunteers actively interacted with cancer affected children, spent quality time and motivated them. A Magic show was conducted for children.
  Visit to a school Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Volunteers from Tata Steel, Security department visited Bal Vikas Class Baghbera. The volunteers interacted with the kids and donated utility items such as whiteboard, crayons, a Bluetooth speaker, footballs, educational charts, building blocks and an insulated water jug.
  Visit to a school Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Volunteers from Process Technology Group engaged with Bal Vikas students of Balichela centre, sponsored the painting of the classrooms and distributed sweets to the students.
  Sports activity Tata Steel  |  Gomardih
Volunteer from Tata Steel Gomardih mines felicitated the Hockey Trainees at the Central play Ground, Gomardih.
  Plantation drive Tata Steel  |  Jharia
Volunteers did a plantation drive at the Helipad Ground to contribute to the environment by improving air quality and conserving water.
  Drawing competition Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Mumbai
TCE volunteers along with the kids of Door Step School had participated in the drawing competition held in a local community. The topic of the drawing was focused on Climate Change. All the winners were awarded prizes and snacks and colour boxes were distributed to all.
  Sports day Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Mumbai
TCE volunteers helped an NGO arrange a sports day for the kids in the local community. The volunteers facilitated various games and distributed prized and snacks to all the kids.
  Blood donation drive Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Tata Steel team conducted a blood donation drive and collected 102 units of blood.
  Visit to a school Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
A group of employees of LD2 & SC JDC visited a school in Chimti. They cut a cake with the students and distributed umbrellas, slates, etc.
  Blood donation camp Tata Motors  |  Pune
Health services from Tata Motors Passenger Vehicle Business Unit(PVBU) , Commercial Vehicle Business Unit(CVBU) Pune organized a blood donation camp at the Pimpri plant. They collected 875 units of blood.
  Training session Ginger Hotels  |  Agartala
F&B Manager at Ginger Hotels, Agartala took the initiative to take up a training on F&B at a skill development institute to motivate students towards F&B career opportunities.
  Visit to an orphange Ginger Hotels  |  Mangalore
A team of 30 members including family and friends visited Samvedana Orphanage where engaged themselves in cleaning outside areas, served snacks and drinks to the 40 children and 5 caretakers housed at this NGO. They organised games and cultural program for the children.
  Awareness session Ginger Hotels  |  Mangalore
Ginger Hotels Mangalore conducted a ‘Flash mob’ at Tannirbhavi Beach. The staff performed a coordinated dance wherein many social messages such as Child abuse, Safe Driving, Save water, Blood donation, Swacch Bharath, etc were conveyed using placards and slogans.
  Blood donation camp Ginger Hotels  |  Mangalore
Ginger Hotels conducted a blood donation camp wherein 40 employees, family and friends donated blood.
  Plantation drive Ginger Hotels  |  Agartala
Team Ginger Agartala conducted a plantation drive near the hotel premises, planting trees like Agar, Neem, Mango,Banyan etc.
  Fundraising event Indian Hotels  |  Bengaluru
Representatives from Nav Prabhuti Trust were invited to put up a Handicraft Sale for the associates to participate in the fundraising event. The items for sale included Block Print Cloth Bags, Block Print Sarees, Stoles, Tee-Shirts, Pouches etc. The volunteers poured in to make their contributions count and aid the organization in raising funds for the welfare of the children.
  Blood donation camp Indian Hotels  |  Bengaluru
Taj MG Road Bengaluru, in association with the Bangalore Medical Services Trust organized a Blood Donation Camp at the premises of the Hotel.
  Training session Indian Hotels  |  Vadodara
Vivanta undertook the initiative of training 50 women hailing from Mansi Seva Sakhi Mandal,Vasna at Vadodara.
  Save Water & Electricity Ginger Hotels  |  Mysore
Volunteers from Team Ginger Mysore visited few Kalyana Mandapam & Tourists Homes at Mysore and met the managers. They briefed them the importance of saving water and informed them to regularly check the plumbing for leaks, including checking tank toilets for silent leaks, to wash full loads or dishes, to check cooling towers for overflow and excessive blow down, to increase employee awareness about using water wisely, to Install low-flow shower heads and faucets or faucet aerators.
  Blood donation camp Trent Hypermarket  |  Bengaluru
THPL-Star Bazaar, Varthur, Bengaluru organized a blood donation camp in collaboration with Rashtrotthana Blood Bank.
  Blood donation camp Trent Hypermarket  |  Bengaluru
THPL-Star Bazaar, Koramangala, Bengaluru organized a blood donation camp in collaboration with Rashtrotthana Blood Bank. The camp also saw participation from their customers.
  Visit to a school Tata ClassEdge  |  Mumbai
35 children from Door Step School visited the Tata ClassEdge Office for an afternoon of learning and fun. The volunteers taught them lessons on moral science from their 'Thinking About Value' books. These are books on Values and Life Skills, created in house by Tata ClassEdge. There were various fun activities organized for the children such as Tattoo painting and Balloon Art, along with a 'show your talent' activity.
  "April Cool" program Tata Chemicals   |  Mithpaur
TCL volunteers organised a ‘April Cool’ program to spread awareness on rising temperature and climate change. Instead of playing pranks, TCL volunteers participated in a drive for planting mangrove seedlings on tidal mudflats at Rukshmani Creek site near Dwarka. A total of 1,001 mangrove seedlings were planted.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Global Beverages  |  Himalaya Pradesh
A volunteering team from Tata Global Beverages Ltd., Dhaulakuan, (H.P.) conducted a cleanliness & painting campaign in a nearby Govt. High School, Gujjar Colony. The volunteers cleaned and painted the walls, ceilings and doors of the schools.
  3R’s campaign Tata Sons   |  Mumbai
Reduce - Reuse - Recycle - The 3R's campaign was designed to create environmental awareness among school students by reinforcing the concept of upcycling. The volunteers guided the students to make pen stands, planters with reused plastic bottles and newspaper bags, leading the students to discover the possibility of converting everyday disposable objects to useful products.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.