Daan Utsav

Individuals

Auto Drivers from Chennai feed 500 poor
by donating Rs1000 each! Watch them
Below is an amazing example of the power of individuals! Watch this video to see what a young girl did to raise money for her favourite cause! You too can think of something similar to do during JGW2012!
Here's what some amazing individuals did last year:
• Volunteered to form part of the core JGW team, spending 2-3 hours a day, evangelising the idea and encouraging people to organise events, helping them with connections, networks and other support
• Organised small events- taking the maid's children out for ice-cream, visited old age homes with a bunch of friends, planted trees or organised a small fundraising event
• Over 2,000,000 people participated in the various JGW initiatives!


What You Can Do This Year

• Donate clothes through the Vastrasamman campaign
• Donate money through the India Giving Challenge
• Sign up as a volunteer for JGW itself- check your city page!
• Search for events in your city and participate in them
• Organise as event in your own city!!
• Do the SMILE DECK activity!

For more information, write to us.

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Comment by Dr P.G.Diwan on September 29, 2012 at 5:16pm

I donate every year to 'Shanti Avedana Sadan' an institute which serves terminally ill persons, at mount Mary Bandra Mumbai and also to 'Pragati Kendra' which handle retarded children. May god bless these institutions

Comment by Dr P.G.Diwan on September 29, 2012 at 5:08pm

I am studying 'Geriatric Dentistry' for the last 10 years after my retirement from dental practice which I did for over 50 years.I can offer any consultation for elders if they have dental problems. 

Comment by Dr P.G.Diwan on September 29, 2012 at 5:04pm

I am interested in Donating my eyes as part of 'Joy for giving week'

Comment by Vishal Anand on October 9, 2011 at 12:47am

It started like just a small thought over a cup of tea during office talk among couple of colleagues at Voltas that we should explore some opportunity and extend help / support in what ever way , we can do. Then we took help of CSR Manager - Margaret who helped us in identifying "Divya Prabha" in Thane. Divya Prabha is home for many girl child who were either abandoned on street or have been sent from Remand Home..mainly aged between 6 to 12 years. Here they stay, goes to school, also participate in special skill development and when they grow beyond 13 years , usually transferred to Divya Prabha Home in Vasai. Sister Rosario take care of Thane center.

Today we spent almost 3 hours there chatting , playing with kids and had lunch with them. Kids were amazing and had shown us their dancing skills.

Ofcourse this was just a begining and we will keep a regular & continous touch with this organisation to extend best possible support from us.

I thought this was one of the best moment of our lives and amazing way to feel satisfaction over "JOY OF GIVING"

Comment by Mrinal Dev Burman on October 5, 2011 at 12:14am

Dear sir i m  requesting to help a cancer patient. her [ name is  Brinda Devi ] she is suffering since long time so this time she is having problem to get the treatment in hospital now she is facing  with financial  problem .sir if she doesn't get it treated well as she might be in to heaven , she has 2 children 1 is son 1 is daughter n daughter is to get married very soon n that's tension also comes in to her mind so kindly HELP ANY HOW    

C/O 

Husband Mr Viru bulding no 3 room no 4 Ram Mandir road goregaon  [west]

cell no +919369970730   /  +919172477904 so kindly contact me as soon as possible here throw mobile and i m used my friend's mail [ or give me better suggestion] 

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Comment by devaanshi on October 4, 2011 at 10:35am

its a godly event..m obliged to be a part of it...

trying to do my bit...

Comment by sonali.s.dedhia on October 3, 2011 at 9:44pm
gave all the servants paid day off, clothes and sweets.
Comment by sonali.s.dedhia on October 3, 2011 at 9:43pm
our school D.Y.PATIL (worli) is collecting newspapers,stationary,books, clothes,etc and handing over the proceedings to an NGO "GOONJ".
Comment by Venkat Krishnan N on October 2, 2011 at 5:24pm
no event yet in Allahabad- but YOU can organise one! Just get a few friends together and do any simple act of giving, e.g., visit an orphanage/elderly home nearby, collect & donate old clothes, etc.
Comment by RAJAT SETH on October 2, 2011 at 5:19pm
is there any event organised in ALLAHABAD.....................!!!!!!
Comment by HARIHARAN CKN on October 2, 2011 at 12:07pm
joy of necessity..
Comment by Ankush Agarwal on October 1, 2011 at 8:18pm
Very nice initiative, all must come forward and do the best they can do...
Comment by Shyjith on October 1, 2011 at 11:15am
its a very good initiative
Comment by nitesh jenatali rajwani on September 30, 2011 at 11:28pm
I like social work I was very impressed when i get news ,were i can share my views for social work....
Comment by arunxavier on September 29, 2011 at 11:08pm

I was waiting for a platform like dis.

 

Comment by Victor Vijayakumar on September 29, 2011 at 5:18pm

As mother said in her life time ' it is all something beautiful for God and human'

 

Comment by Girish Nair on September 26, 2011 at 2:26pm

As of till now the experiences i got, i have seen that poor & middle class peoples only come forward to help in anyways they can...

 

The auto driver brothers have did a splendid job.  God Bless Them.

 

And me too will do my best that i can do for the needy people.

Comment by athira on September 26, 2011 at 12:17am
i do my best on this activity athira
Comment by athira on September 26, 2011 at 12:16am
very happy to come  across a site like this....

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