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Invigorate your Patriotism with Akshaya Patra on this Republic Day

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Republic Day is celebrated with the same enthusiasm in different states and cities across India. Patriotism gleams on our faces when we hear National Anthem or National Songs played on the loudspeakers of our colonies or schools. Let us join hands to improve the situation of our future generation by feeding them with healthy and nutritious meals.

Hoisting of the Indian Flag stirs patriotism within every individual who stands and salutes at the flag unfurling. The slogan ‘Bharath Maata Ki Jai!’ reverberates in the air reminding us all that we are one united Nation! No matter what divides us as individuals, be it caste, creed, sect or religion, there is one thing that binds us together; and that is our Unity!

Remember the days in school when you would have cultural activities and had to participate in the school march past when there was a flag hoisting ceremony? Remember singing Vande Maataram with great zeal and enthusiasm? During those tender stages of our lives, we were taught important values of life – the strength of Unity and Humanity.

Unity makes us one single entity. As human beings it is deep engraved in our blood and veins to help our kind. Though the times have changed with the coming of the new era, humanity is still alive in each and every one of us. It is just a matter of stirring that part of our conscience.

Paint your life with UNITY with Akshaya Patra
The Akshaya Patra Foundation is an NGO in India that brings people together as one single unit for the cause of ‘food for education’. It started functioning in the year 2000 and has grown exponentially in the past 19 years. It works with the motto that ‘no child shall be deprived of education because of hunger’. This Republic Day, join hands with Akshaya Patra and step up in support of children of the nation.

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What is Akshaya Patra?
The Akshaya Patra Foundation is registered as a not-for-profit organisation under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882. It feeds 18,02,517 school mid-day meals to children on a daily basis. Since the time of inception of this Foundation, with the efforts of people who want to stand up as one unit for a cause that the NGO has been working continuously towards, it has spread itself across 51 locations in 12 States and 2 Union Territories.

There are thousands and millions of school children who are seeking out help on this Republic Day. Smiles on their faces know no bounds when you donate for their mid-day meals. Make this remarkable day, a significant one in your and children’s lives. You can be the reason for their enthusiasm to come back to schools every single day. Sponsor a child’s meal and contribute towards the growth of our country – they are our future generation!

Feed school meals to 1.8 million children!

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Brighten Up a Child’s Life This Diwali..!

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This Diwali, share the goodness of wholesome meals
and the light of education with 1.8 million children
across India.

Diwali, the festival of lights is one of the most awaited festivals in India. It is celebrated with much enthusiasm by people across all age groups and regions. While we engage in making this festive season joyful and memorable, let’s take a moment to spread the joy among children who needs our support. All we need to do is, gift them school meals! Celebrate Diwali 2019 with Akshaya Patra.

Diwali is one of the most-awaited festivals of India. People across the country and ages celebrate it with much enthusiasm and vigour. They decorate their homes and offices with diyas, flowers, and rangolis, offer prayers, distribute gifts and sweets to near and dear ones, organise get-togethers, and enjoy fireworks. This festival of lights brightens up our homes and hearts with love, joy, and warmth. Diwali celebration has its significance across various belief systems, but the symbolic cord that runs common across all of them is the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance.

Diwali 2019 – Let’s make it brighter!
Diwali comes just once a year and celebrating with and gifting our loved ones is an expression of our love, goodwill, respect, and gratefulness. While most of us have made our shopping and gifting lists ready, how about adding one more thing to make this year’s Diwali celebration better and brighter. Well, all you have to do is add ‘Gift a Meal’ to your list.

This Diwali, take a moment to gift children the goodness of nutrition and education. These children hail from challenging socio-economic backgrounds, yet their willpower and zeal to attend school and achieve their dreams defeats all the odds and hurdles. Your choice of contributing a donation on Diwali to The Akshaya Patra Foundation will make sure 1,802,517 children receive nutritious lunch on each school day. Akshaya Patra delivers freshly cooked, wholesome meals to 16,856 Government and Government-aided schools from its kitchens located in 51 locations of 12 States and 2 Union Territories of India.

When you ‘Gift a Meal’, you:
• Nourish children with the goodness of wholesome meals;
• Brighten up their lives with good health;
• Empower them with education; and
• Prepare them to be resourceful individuals in the near future.

How you can ‘Gift a Meal’
Let’s make Diwali 2019 a memorable one for ourselves and the children. Here are the many ways you can brighten up a child’s life with food and education:
• Add joy to a child’s life instantly by contributing Rs. 1,100 as donation on Diwali.
• Multiply the joy by conducting a fundraising campaign to benefit more children.
• Make your Diwali celebration bigger by sponsoring a school.

Share the joys of Diwali celebration with children for whom regular school meals are a ray of hope for a happier and prosperous future!

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