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GiveIndia Newsletter, November 2012

In this issue:
Winners of the India Giving Challenge 2012»

US donors - Contribute to save taxes»

Need a reminder to make a donation?»

Change a life:
Provide for the living expenses for a disabled horticulture trainee for a year - Rs. 5,000»

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

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

Winners of the India Giving Challenge 2012

India Giving ChallengeThe final results of The India Giving Challenge 2012 - GiveIndia's annual online fundraising event - have been tallied. We're glad to inform you that the event raised a record breaking Rs. 4.09 crores this year. In total, over 15,000 donors donated to 130+ NGOs

A big thank you to all of you who supported this event, it wouldn't have been possible without you. The TOP 3 NGOs who raised the most funds were:
NGO 1 - Parivaar Education Society
NGO 2 - Teach For India
NGO 3 - Deepalaya

Among the corporate participants, Genpact emerged as the champion this year too followed by Cognizant Outreach and Jardine Lloyd Thompson. Overall, additional donations ( also known as matching grants) of Rs. 63 lacs were given to participating NGOs - helping them to carry out further work at the grassroutes.

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US donors - Contribute by December 31st to save taxes
US Tax

The end of the year is almost here, which means it’s the ideal opportunity for US donors to make their contributions for tax benefits. Donations from the US are tax exempt under section 501(c)3 so do remember to complete your donations before time runs out

You can log on to GiveIndia to make your donation. In case you wish to send in a cheque, along with your full name, address, email ID and contact number. Address the cheque to Give Foundation Inc. and send to P.O.Box 50876, Palo Alto – 94303, California, CA, United States, EIN - 02-0570370. Don't forget to mention your chosen NGO too!

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Need a reminder to make a donation?

Reminder Have you ever intended to make a donation and then completely forgot about it? In our daily hustle and bustle this is more than likely to happen. This is why GiveIndia allows you to set a reminder to make that donation.

All you have to do is log into your account and choose ‘My Reminder’ from the menu on the left and you’re done. Now you’ll never miss that donation on your birthday or anniversary :) .

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Cause of the Month:
60 children's education has been secured this month as part of the chosen cause of the month. 140 children are yet awaiting their turn. Will you pitch in?

Encourage a tribal child to attend school by feeding him/her at school for a year- Rs.7,600» 


1 year Informal Education Program to prepare a child for admission to a mainstream school- Rs. 5,000»

Giving in Numbers:
Thank you donors for giving a total of Rs. 85.88 lacs to 146 NGOs last month!

The 5 NGOs to receive the maximum donations were:

1. Vidya & Child-Rs.10,11,250

2. Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti- Rs. 2,74,684

3. Sahaara, Mumbai - Rs. 2,70,950


4 Action for Development of Demos(ADD) - Rs. 2,45,935

5.SERUDS - Rs. 2,18,256

The 5 NGOs to receive the minimum donations were:

1. Vidya Bhawan Society- Rs. 3,500

2. Khushboo Welfare Society - Rs. 3,200

3. Bhagini Nivedita Pratishthan Pune - Rs.2,500

4. Salaam Baalak Trust- Mumbai -
Rs. 750

5. Turning Point Foundation - Rs. 750