To help the sick and suffering people of the society, to the maximum in saving their precious lives, the Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region is providing financial assistance to those poor patients who are suffering from different ailments specially like Cancer/ Kidney patients in their medical treatment for their Livelihood and Educational support on case to case basis as one of the main Philanthropic activity.
Cheques amounting to Rs. 2.5 Lac were distributed today to 8 persons besides medicines to a Cancer patient and cash financial assistance to villagers of Border area of Arnia by Sh. M.K.Sinha,IPS, IGP Jammu Zone. While distributing the cheques to the beneficiaries he complimented the efforts being made by the Indian Red Cross Society to identify, reach out to the poor needy and minimise their sufferings by extending them timely help by various means whether cash, medicines or the appliances and in certain cases regular financial assistance on monthly basis. He suggested that Red Cross should start livelihood project for the poor needy and quoted that “Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day, Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime”. Mr. Sinha also assured for his full support in all welfare activities of the Red Cross. 
Sh. Dinesh Gupta, Secretary, IRCS, Jammu Region informed that the Society is putting its best efforts with the guidance and kind support of Shri Sanjeev Verma, the Worthy Divisional Commissioner and the Executive Committee of the Regional Branch to reach out to the unreached and mitigate the sufferings of the poor members of public. 
Prominent persons present on the occasion were S/Sh. Neeraj Anand, Vikram Gujral, Surinder Mahajan, S.C. Bali, Executive Members, Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region and R. Vijay Magotra, Social activist.
Red Cross seek the support and cooperation of all those Philanthropist who wish to be associated or want to contribute in the adoption of patients for their treatment.