Joy of Giving Weekis just a few days away. Do join the campaign by organising awareness-collection campaigns in your offices, residential areas, schools and colleges; wherever you are. Click http://goonj.org/?page_id=596 for more information or write to firstname.lastname@example.org for any query.
Orissa is reeling under one of the worst floods-. I have just returned from there…the situation is really grim. Unfortunately the national media has mostly ignored this disaster while the regional media is full of it!! Do join the campaign. Some urgent requirements are dry ration, tarpaulin, basic medicines, woolens and blankets, transport support and monetary contributions for logistics and essential purchases.
Marathon in Delhi & Mumbai- Get involved and run for a cause. We look forward to big corporate sector participation this year…Organizations can form teams, individuals can run as dream runners or support us to raise pledges !! For more information please write to- email@example.com. Look out for relevant info coming up soon on www.goonj.org. Register as soon as possible. Delhi Marathon (27th Nov’ 2011) & Mumbai Marathon (15th Jan ’2012).
India Giving Challenge is a key highlight of JGW. It’s a matching grant programme, where the organizations get the matching prizes for all the money raised, certainly a good way to raise the impact of your contribution. Refer- http://www.giveindia.org/iGive
In the middle of sending this mailer we are also gearing up to support people, affected by recent earthquake in Sikkim. Will get back to you once we fix up our plan.
Anshu Gupta (Ashoka Fellow)