Christmas is here and all of us are busy decorating our houses, buying gifts, and prepping up for the celebration. Amidst all the joys we share with our loved ones, if we can add joy in the lives of needy children too, it will give a whole new meaning to our celebrations. This Christmas, celebrate with Akshaya Patra by gifting school meals to little children.
The joy of Christmas is in the air and we all can feel it. Many of us must have already decorated our houses, bought gifts, and prepped up for the celebration. A celebration that revolves around compassion, gratitude, and goodwill, many people choose Christmas as a good time to share their joys with the ones who are in need of support and care. The Akshaya Patra Foundation, an Indian non-profit organisation providing school meals to children studying in Government schools and Government-aided schools encourages everyone to include charitable acts as one of the ways to celebrate Christmas.
Akshaya Patra is one of the oldest mid-day meal NGO providing freshly cooked nutritious meals to children on school day. Currently, the Foundation is providing meals to 17,62,133 children in 14,702 schools across 40 locations in 12 states. This non-profit organisation recently completed 18 years of service and as a next step to impacting lives of children, it has started four new ‘Beyond the Meals’ initiative with the objective of providing holistic development to all the beneficiaries. The initiatives are: ‘Giving Every Dream a Chance’, Anganwadi Feeding Programme, Scholarship Programme, and Model Schools.
Akshaya Patra looks forward to impacting many more lakhs of children in the near future. By contributing charity to Akshaya Patra as part of your Christmas celebration, you will infuse health, hope, and joy among many young children. These children have the zeal, determination, and confidence to achieve their goals in life, all they need is a little support from you. The school meals bring them to school and significantly supports them in continuing their education. Choosing to feed the children with nutritious school meals will ring in pure goodwill in your lives. Your contribution to Akshaya Patra will aid the Foundation to expand its operations to more locations thereby benefitting more children with the goodness of wholesome meals.
Gifts are many, but nutrition and education are two of the everlasting gifts having the potential to transform lives of children empowering them to be skillful, resourceful, and achievers in their own fields. Make this Christmas memorable by gifting ‘unlimited food for education’ to children.