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Fundraise - Autistic, Down Syndrome School Supplies & Meals

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ORGANIZATION: International SEVA

  • 30 people are interested
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Students at Middle School, High School and/or at College are encouraged to apply. Fundraise on your own or as a group/team.

International SEVA is seeking a group of students to help fund raise for children's back packs and school kits to be sent to Gujarat, India and to Central Africa for the autistic, down syndrome children. COVID-19 caused a major setback for these children's education. This donation is to encourage and motivate them to go to school and help excel at their maximum potential. The quality and selection of school items received from USA brings bigger smiles and hope for a brighter future for the teachers, students and the local community.

The current activity options are:

  1. Help sell 100% natural soy candles within your family, friends and your local community.
  2. Setup up a team for car wash. Be a team lead, plan and execute in your local area.
  3. Be a team lead for movie nights, starting in Spring in Leesburg.
    • Need additional venues - Does a family have a backyard or a venue in mind that can support our Organization or we can partner with?
  4. Interested in arranging a dance night for the special children, caretakers and general public?
    • Be the lead to create a dedicated team with their interest, expertise and execute.
  5. For Spring Online Auction:
    • Collect gift vouchers from salons, spas, cafes, bakeries or for any product or service.
    • Merchandise, grocery/retail stores or restaurant certificates.
    • Gift baskets of handheld toys, gourmet food, art/craft supplies and books (Always a hit).
    • Donate miles, travel destination tickets with or without lodging - Minimum 2 is preferred.
    • Healthcare certificates: Free dental cleanings, exams/x-rays, free vision tests, free basic checkup with local Doctor.
    • Car wash coupons, pizza or donuts coupon booklets
    • Any Signed Memorabilia or Antique items
    • Event/Museum/Lotto tickets
    • Childcare Services, cooking class, family photoshoots
    • Free Online classes
Thank you for your interest. When applying, what activity are you interested in? Provide details of what school & grade you are in, what your interest is, do you belong to any club(s) and do you have any experience as a team lead.

We will respond only if required data, highlighted, is provided.
Parents on behalf of their child or Volunteers only responding with their name, phone and e-mail will Not be considered. Please check your junk folder too for our response.

Wishing you and your family Best of Health,
Team International SEVA

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About International SEVA

Location:

44715 Prentice Drive, P. O. Box 244, Ashburn, VA 20146, US

Mission Statement

Mission: Support, Embrace, Value & Accept (SEVA) the Challenged, Nourish the Hungry and Together Brighten Livelihoods. International SEVA is a U.S.A. registered 501(c)(3) charitable non-profit to serve the underprivileged, help reduce stigma, physical isolation, anxiety, and depression for the children with developmental disabilities and their care takers. With positivity and dedication we strive to promote dignity and inclusion; bring smiles, happiness through acts of generosity and kindness. SEVA in Sanskrit is a service performed without any expectations or rewards in return.

Description

SHORT TERM GOALS:

  • Seeking grant writers, marketing, social media creating post/management, and volunteer support.
  • Generous funding from individuals, Corporations, Foundations to provide hygiene kits, meals, groceries and educational/craft supplies for special needs children.


PROGRAMS:

  • Provide much needed & deserved well-being, joy & comfort through educational, wellness awareness, advocacy, religious & social services.
  • Provide poverty relief & share local community-based services with commitment & unwavering desire to always serve mankind with passion, persistence & hard work whenever & however possible to live with inner/mental peace. Promote self-fulfillment and self-sufficiency.
  • With trust, respect & open communication: Team-up, collaborate & provide educational & nutritional support to Organizations with similar passions, goals.


ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • 7,923 Pounds food donated
  • 6,801 Number of Hot Lunches/Dinners Served & Healthy Snack Bags Distributed
  • 1,097 Clients served with custom care to uplift their spirit, relieve loneliness & anxiety
  • 5,063 Items (Household, hygiene kits, school supplies) provided to low income, homeless shelters to thrive, restore hope & promote self-sufficiency

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Hunger
People with Disabilities
Education & Literacy, Hunger, People with Disabilities

WHEN

Mon Jan 15, 2024 - Sun Apr 14, 2024

WHERE

Multiple locations Ashburn, VA 20148

(38.98674,-77.53403)
 

SKILLS

  • Fundraising
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Community Outreach
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 13
  • Volunteer for this one Project or on an ongoing basis. A Parent and/or Guardian approval of this assignment is required if you are under 18 years old.

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