Joy of Giving Week - Nonprofits

Joy of Giving Week is India’s very own ‘Festival of Giving’ that happens from October 2 to 8. It is a great opportunity for NGOs to organize special activities to spread joy and happiness among those who need our help, and for each of us to experience the joy in giving.

This is why we want to give a shout-out to all their special initiatives during this week.

Find also the initiatives from corporates and schools and colleges.

Share your Joy Of Giving Week plans with us on:
joyofgivingweek@impactguru.com

GiftAbled

GiftAbled
GiftAbled has developed a training program which gives the Corporate Leaders and HR Heads the skills and knowledge required to interact and deal with People with disabilities with confidence. The training covers all the major disabilities, including, People who are Visually Impaired, people who are deaf/hearing impaired, wheelchair users, people with intellectual disabilities and more.

Blind People’s Association India

Blind People’s Association India
As a part of this DaanUtsav, BPA has taken the opportunity to collect 20 other NGOs to invite their donors to an evening of music and gourmet food, all the while raising funds for their causes. This grand event called “Food For Change” will be organized this year on Gandhi Jayanti 2nd October, 2015.

Junoon Foundation

Junoon Foundation
Junoon Foundation will collect notebooks which will be later donated to students in zilla parishad and ashramshala schools in Wada. They had collected 2,200 notebooks previous year and hope to increase this number to 5,000 this year.

LAMS-NGO

LAMS-NGO
LAMS-NGO is organizing "Dream Utsav" for the Senior Citizens from the shelters. The thought behind is to give them a days dream to fulfil, as tomorrow may never be theirs.. so why not take them to see the Aircraft and choppers. They too must have dreamt to see all these when they were young but destiny may not have fulfilled their dreams.

Toybank

Toybank
Toybank in association with ABACA and Kenny Media are organising an art exhibition featuring the paintings of artist Devaki Singh. The art collection titled ‘Guardian of Innocents’ will be displayed at the ABACA furniture store Mahalaxmi in the Shakti Mills lane. The exhibition will also witness performances by host and musician/actor Luke Kenny and participation from renowned personalities including Purab Kohli, Atul Kasbekar Suchitra Pillai and Tara Sharma along with other surprise guests.

Chennai Mission

Chennai Mission
The Battle of The Buffet organized by Chennai Mission and CIOSA is Chennai’s curtain raiser to Daan Utsav. A gala fun filled evening with great food, fantastic music, and the coming together of like-minded people – all for a social cause! Chefs of leading 5 star hotels and their teams will cook up a storm (literally) to put together a delightful buffet showcasing their culinary talentand throw it open to the people of Chennai, to raise funds for over 60 NGOs across Tamilnadu.

India Cares Foundation

India Cares Foundation
Edu Daan is a unique fundraiser with an aim to help government schools through a cooperative effort between private schools, corporates, NGOs and government agencies. They aim to have one lakh children from around 150 schools to raise a minimum of Rs 100. Each school will be matched with a government school in outer Bengaluru, where educational interventions are required in the form of infrastructure, educational materials. Each city school will then be paired with a corporate which will effectively match the contributions from the school. The funds will be concentrated on areas such as building infrastructure, supporting quality and learning outcomes, promote sports and other skills.

Delhi NCR FoodBank

Delhi NCR FoodBank
The 4th Annual Food-A-Thon Fundraiser of Delhi NCR FoodBank is delighted to invite you to participate in the largest food drives in Delhi NCR. All you need to do is run Food Drive in your company, School or RWA and collect non – perishable food items which will help Delhi NCR FoodBank feed nutritional meals to thousands of hungry children, families and seniors in our communities. Over the last three years Delhi NCR FoodBank has been able to provide 2.8 million meals to the most in need.

Delhi NCR FoodBank

Silver Inning Foundation
Silver Inning Foundation NGO is working with Senior Citizens and their Family. During the Joy of Giving Week, they will distribute Food Packets, Letters, Post Cards, Greeting Cards from various school made by Partners to the Residents and Staff of Krishna Kala Old Age Home and organize a Social Media Donation Collection Fundraiser to Support #DNA #ADOPTAFAMILY, 'Adopt a Senior Citizen Farmer Family of Maharashtra'.

Volunteer Services Organization (VSO)

Volunteer Services Organization (VSO)
During the week-long ‘Daan Utsav’, the VSO will reach out to slum dwellers, schools and the Haemophilia Society.

 

Among the programmes lined up are free dental camps for retired police officers and autorickshaw drivers, free eye camp for 500 schoolchildren, free lunch for more than 1,000 slum dwellers, an event on health and hygiene, and a rock-band show.

Rotary International District 3131

Rotary International District 3131
They celebrated the Joy of giving Week with vanitashray, A Day Care Centre located at Mohammedwadi,Pune. They arranged for 5kg vegetable biryani for fellowship of kids. They donated packets of morning kit - Tooth brush, paste, hair oil, Soap, Shampoo and Talcum Powder to 50 kids of vanitashraya day care centre. They distributed seets and chocolates.

AAINA

AAINA
AAINA prepared a tree containing specific wishes of children under AAINA’s project needing support. Most of the wishes were in relation to meet the educational or physical needs of children with disability. Each wish also reflected an amount involved to fulfill that wish. Bharti Infratel, a leading telecom tower infrastructure provider company of Odisha. Most willingly agreed to partner in this project and the Wish Tree was placed at their premises (Head Office, BBSR) from October 5 to October 13.

Udaan Welfare Foundation

Udaan Welfare Foundation
Udaan Welfare Foundation in collaboration with Kserve.co.in has set up a Wish-Tree to help fulfil Wishes of the lesser privileged Women, Kids and Senior Citizens in and around Saksham Community Centre- an initiative of Udaan Welfare Foundation. The Vision is to empower the lesser privileged Community through Education, Health and Nutrition Awareness Camps, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Programmes

CYDA

CYDA
Dilmeher Bhola, Director of CYDA said “CYDA has always participated in Daan Utsav since 2009. CYDA has also been closely associated with the issues of homeless since 2004 and this year in partnership with 3 other NGOs-IDEA Foundation, Nirman and SMEF is organising a fund raiser-Under the Stars-a mass sleep out in the open for Pune citizens to experience the uncertainty and insecurity of the homeless for 1 night.

Develop India Foundation

Develop India Foundation
Develop India Foundation is celebrating festivity with Joy of Giving week from 31st October to 8th Nov. They are launching “Share N Care”, where people are encouraged to donate gift toys, colours, story books, bedsheet, utensils and clothes.