Soroptimist Welfare Association in collaboration with MES’s Pillai College of Education & Research, Chembur organised Flavours from your Homes, a recipe contest for a Social Cause.
Dr. Daphne Pillai and Dr. Reni Francis articulated the impactful event with perfection. The event was launched live on PCER Chembur You Tube channel on 3rd May, 2020. This helped the audience to be acquainted with the purpose and objectives of the event.
In the course of a week’s time, the event had 71 registration and collected a robust amount of Rs 61,224/-. The recipe contest had around 40 entries out of which 28 contestants were validated for the final round. There were two categories: Traditional and Fusion. Mr. Rohit Kankariya, owner of Rossh Company, sponsored the prizes for three winners in each category.
The grand finale was broadcasted on the eve of Mother’s Day on 10th May, 2020. The eminent judges Ms. Nimisha Dugar, Managing Director, Morsel & Tissane and Chef Raghu Ramaswamy, The Good food Guys congratulated all the winners as well as the contestants, shared their expertise and the criteria on which they selected the winners.
The money collected were generously donated to Milaap Foundation, who has taken the initiative to feed more than 5000 people from the marginalized group like migrant workers, jobless and homeless people every day.
All the audience and participants applauded the event, as it is the need of the hour to lend our hand and support people in need, during this tough phase of Covid-19 pandemic crisis.
SDG # 2- Zero Hunger