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GiveIndia Newsletter, December 2012

In this issue:

Last chance for US donors to save tax!»

Thanks to you, we've won "Website of the year 2012"»

Write us a testimonial...»

Change a life:
Provide 6 month computer education course to a child in a remand home - Rs. 5,700»

Sponsor life skill development of a mentally challenged child for a year - Rs. 5,500»

Provide 2 meals for 100 disabled poor girl students at our hostel -Rs. 4,100»

Last chance for US donors to save tax!

US taxWe hope you've had a Merry christmas and are enjoying the holiday season. With the new year approaching, it's time to make those final contributions you had intended and save on taxes this year.

All donations made from the US are tax exempt under 501(c)3, the receipt for which is generated instantly. Do remember to set your "Tax Paying Status" to "US" in order to avail the 501(c)3 tax benefit. Only 5 days to go so do hurry and complete your donations before time runs out.
Thanks to you, we've won "Website of the year 2012"
Website of the year

In our communication last month, we informed you that we were vying for the title of "Website of the year" and had asked you to cast your votes to help us win.

Thanks to your wonderful support, we did manage to capture the most votes in the charity category and are now "Website of the year" for 2012. We are grateful to all those who voted, this wouldn't have been possible without you.

Write us a testimonial...

Testimonial Do you have something to say to us? Tell us what you think and how we could help serve you better. We would really to hear from you.

Send us a little brief about your experience with us. Your thoughts will help us focus on the good and improve the bad in the next year and many more years after that. Write to to send in your views. Do try to incude your name and photo so that we could use it on our website, blog etc.
Donor Hall of Fame:
Check out the winners for December 2012»

Not a member? Join now by setting your GiveIndia profile against the Hall of Fame field to 'Yes'.

Cause of the Month:
We have managed to support 60 children so far. But with your help we can do more!

Provide nutrition and medical care for an ill HIV/Aids and TB co- infected person on ART Drugs for six months- Rs.4,500» 

Yearly support for an orphaned vulnerable HIV+ve child undergoing ART treatment- Rs. 3,400»

Giving in Numbers:
Thank you donors for giving a total of Rs. 5.46 crores to 175 NGOs last month!(Including funds from the India Giving Challenge)

The 5 NGOs to receive the maximum donations were:

1. Teach For India - Rs.1,01,53,455

2. Parivaar Education Society- Rs. 99,52,319

3. Udayan Care - Rs. 34,82,372

4 Deepalaya - Rs. 30,12,462

5.Vidyarambam - Rs. 16,65,516

The 5 NGOs to receive the minimum donations were:

1. Towards Future- Rs. 685

2. SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action) - Rs. 500

3. Need Base India - Rs.300

4. SNS Foundation -
Rs. 200

5. Raza Educational Social Welfare Society - Rs. 100