Celebrities on '#ChennaiGives'

Celebrities on '#ChennaiGives'

News 4-Sep-2015 1:19 PM IST Top 10 Comments

The Madras Round Table 1 and Transport service company Uber, in collaboration with Friends of Chennai launched #ChennaiGives an event to celebrate 'Intenational Day of Charity' on September 5th. Chennaiites have come together for #ChennaiGives, inspired and in turn inspiring others to donate items of value from clothes, household items to books- that will help people in need. On the day, there will be an option on the cab service app called uberGIVE. Users need only to click on it, and a cab will come to pick up their bagged items. The event has gone viral due to the surprising number of celebrities who have taken to social media, posting selfies with the number of donations they are pledging under hashtag #ChennaiGives. From actors Jyothika and Suriya, Soundarya Rajnikanth, Jayam Ravi, Vikram Prabhu, Sriya Reddy to Former cricketer Krishnamachari Srikkanth and even Grand Master Viswanathan Anand who pledged his support for the event. As the celebrities have come forward, we can expect the number of donations to increase from public.

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