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    • 15th May

    • 2013

    They have done many a battle in the board room, but this  battle will be on the race track of the Sree Kanteerva Stadium. The competition is expected to be intense and fierce.


    The TCS World 10K Bangalore 2013, will see the introduction of teh CEO Dash, a concept aimed at involving leaders of leading companies in Bangalore.


    The companies that have fielded corporate care teams supporting a charity, will race against each other over 400m to earn the tag of the "Fastest and Fittest CEO'.


    The CEO DASH is scheduled to be flagged ...

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    • 28th May

    • 2015

    The TCS W10k run 2013 was a great event for Akshara . Akshara Foundation was well represented at the run by a strong contingent of 69 runners. While 36 runners opted for the 10k run, a number of 33 runners participated in the 5.7 kms majja run.

    Through the Run, we not only were able to create awareness on the cause , but also manage to raise over INR 6.65 Lakhs so far. This is almost 1 Lac more than what we raised last year from the Run as on June 2012. We are looking forward to more donations in the next 3-4 days . 

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    • 31st May

    • 2013

    Why do people run for a cause? Sounds good to say you're running for a cause, of course, but really, why do people do this? And how does it help a cause? A quiet and anonymous donation does benefit a charitable organization. On the other hand, saying that one is running to help raise funds not only benefits the organization monetarily, but the organization too gets to be known by a lot of people who may want to support it in many different ways. Runs lead to awareness. And so it was my pleasure to run for Akshara Foundation, ...

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    • 11th Oct

    • 2013

    Food for Change, organized by Bangalore Cares, was a fundraising platform for NGOs during India’s festival of giving, ‘Joy of Giving Week’. Donors contribute Rs 5,000 for an individual invite and companies donate Rs 1 lakh and get a table for 10 people. Corporate table was booked by ‘Symphony’ this time. The invite was for an evening of fine gourmet food from the top hotels and restaurants of Bangalore and there were performances for these donors by the reputed artists of the city.
     
    Hotels which contributed gourmet food were as follows- Fava, Novotel, The Lalit Ashok, Royal Orchid, Movenpick, The ...

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    • 22nd Jun

    • 2013

    In the last 14 years, GOONJ has worked extensively on relief and rehabilitation in a series of disasters. This is an URGENT APPEAL to join GOONJ in its campaign ‘RAHAT FLOODS’ to provide support. The situation is alarming and millions of people are affected by the devastation.
     
    Two trucks load of relief material are on its way while the relief efforts will continue for the next few months.
     
    Some of the urgent requirements are
    Material- Tarpaulins, mosquito nets, Dry ration ( primarily-rice, pulses, biscuits ) blankets and woolens, cooking utensils, buckets, torch and batteries, umbrellas, basic medicines, water purifier tablets, crutches, ...