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GiveIndia Newsletter, June 2013

In this issue:
Ready to party for a cause?»

Redeem your reward points to change a life»

Donate Monthly through your Credit Card»

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

Sponsor a wheelchair for a disabled child» Rs. 4,900»

Educate a girl child for a year» Rs. 3,000»

Ready to party for a cause?

Party for a cause at Hawaiian Shack What better reason could there be to party than doing it for a good cause? Wouldn't you agree? The Hawaiin Shack is hosting the Global Party - which will be happening simultaneously across 120 countries across the globe - this year. And you are invited!

Join in the fun on Thursday 27th June at Hawaiian Shack, Bandra, Mumbai - don't forget to bring your cheque books so that you can support a great cause when there!

All proceeds for the same day from Hawaiian Shack, Juhu, Mumbai, too will be donated for the disabled.

Redeem your reward points to change a life

We're happy to announce that GiveIndia's donation options are now available on the loyalty points redemption catalogues of many public sector banks too. Simply click on "Rewardz" and "Merchandise" to find the same.

This tie-up now enables 3 million credit card users to redeem their reward points for charity. Are you one of them? Do take advantage of this tie-up that offers you another easy way of changing a life. Here are the list of banks where you can redeem your reward points for charity:

Freedom RewardzBank of IndiaFederal Bank

Anmol RewardzUnion RewardzPNB Rewardz

Donate Monthly through your Credit Card
Did you know that you can donate a standard amount every month with your credit card? This amount will get accumalated in your charity account on GiveIndia.org and when you feel that you have enough you can choose to donate to a cause of your choice.

Signing up is easy and only takes a minute. You can find the sign up form here: http://www.giveindia.org/t-credit-card.aspx . Note, that this option is only available for credit card holders and will not work for debit cards.

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Bangalore Chapter Meet:
Wish to learn more about our activities or meet our team? Join us for our Bangalore Chapter meet scheduled for Sunday 13th July and Sunday 27th July (venue and time to be decided on convenience, closer to the dates). This is an opportunity to meet the team, meet other GiveIndia volunteers, learn more about our NGOs and explore volunteering opportunities too. Or just come by and share with us any ideas about GiveIndia that you may have. All are welcome!

Send an email to tarika@giveindia.org with your name and number and she'll share with you the meetup details.

Cause of the Month:
Our mission this month is to aid 200 women in June 2013. We've only been able to help 45 so far, but with your help we know we can do a lot more! Do pitch in:

Help a mentally-ill womanSponsor much-needed therapies, non-formal education and yoga classes for a month for a mentally-ill woman -
Rs. 4,800»


Enable a woman to earn a livingEnable a woman to earn a living by sponsoring a 3-month Tally Accounting course for her - Rs. 2,800»


Giving in Numbers:
Thank you donors for giving a total of Rs. 38.21 lacs to 112 NGOs last month!

The 5 NGOs to receive the maximum donations were:

1. The Akshaya Patra Foundation - Rs. 1,87,455

2. Society of Friends of the Sassoon Hospitals (SOFOSH) - Rs. 1,77,675

3. SERUDS - Rs. 1,67,687


4 Bani Mandir - Rs. 1,67,536

5.Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital - Rs.1,58,243


The 5 NGOs to receive the minimum donations were:

1. Sankalp Rehabilitation Trust - Rs. 1,067

2. VAANI, Deaf Children?s Foundation - Rs. 2,200

3. Lok Chetna Vikas Kendra - Rs. 1,715

4. National Association for the Blind, India Pune -
Rs. 750

5. Latika Roy Foundation - Rs. 166