Twinkle Khanna says she woke up to text from friend who needed oxygen, asks fans to make donations for those in need

  • Twinkle Khanna has shared a message, as India battles the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, that many individuals are ‘begging for air’. She requested folks to work collectively to procure extra oxygen concentrators.

PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 07:18 PM IST

Author and former actor Twinkle Khanna shared a message urging fans to donate in the direction of procuring oxygen provides. She and her husband, actor Akshay Kumar, not too long ago procured and donated oxygen concentrators as properly. On Tuesday, she requested folks to work collectively to procure extra oxygen concentrators.

Taking to Instagram, she posted a video saying, “My day began at 6.30 am, with a school friend messaging me looking for an oxygen cylinder for her grandmother. This is the story across the country, with friends, relatives, and strangers begging for air. This is what we have come to. It’s not like these pleas go unanswered. There are people from all walks of life who organise medicines, and oxygen, and hospital beds for people they don’t know and are likely to never meet…This is not about you, it’s not about me, it’s about what we can do collectively. And yeah, I know, these are difficult times, but every little action, every contribution adds up…”

She captioned her put up, “Help them breathe When India is gasping for air, every little action matters, every contribution counts. Our first shipment of oxygen concentrators has landed in Delhi this morning and now we need your help to procure more oxygen concentrators largely for hospitals that are still desperately in need. Please go to the link in my bio for more information and to contribute. A big thank you to @annada_outreach for joining hands with @daivikfoundation toward this life-saving cause. #helpthembreathe.”

Last week, Twinkle revealed that she and Akshay have donated 100 oxygen concentrators. Speaking in regards to the donation, Twinkle had mentioned that she was ‘in a little bit of a gap’ in the previous few weeks, because the members of her circle of relatives had been in poor health. She had urged folks ‘to do no matter (they) can so we will look again at this bleak second and at the least say it took the worst however it introduced out the very best in all of us’.

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Akshay not too long ago recovered from Covid-19 and Twinkle shared the information of his well being together with her fans in a singular means. She had shared a caricature together with her husband and mentioned, “Safe and sound and good to have him back around. #allizwell.” Akshay was hospitalised after contracting the coronavirus in April.

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