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IACF’s 30 Years of Benevolence & Still Counting!

IACF’s 30 Years of Benevolence & Still Counting!

By Vanshika Vipin Varma STAFFORD: For the past 30 years IACF (Indo-American Charity Foundation) has appealed to the philanthropic spirit of the Indo American community in Houston to address needs in the areas of Education, Family, General Welfare and Healthcare in the metro Houston area. “We live here, We give here” is their motto, and […]

IACF Annual Gala, Saturday, October 6

IACF Annual Gala, Saturday, October 6

HOUSTON:  Indo-American Charity Foundation (IACF) will hold its annual gala featuring Bhavesh V. ‘Bob’ Patel, CEO of LyndollBasell as the Keynote Speaker on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at Stafford Centre on Cash Road. Themed as, ‘Thirty in Charity’, the event will commemorate its 30 years of philanthropic, health, education and general welfare service supporting charities, […]

In Harvey’s Wake, IACF Presents a Check of $200,000 to the Mayor of Houston

In Harvey’s Wake, IACF Presents a Check of $200,000 to the Mayor of Houston

By Vanshika Vipin Varma HOUSTON: In it’s philanthropic spirit; Indo American Charity Foundation (IACF) has been addressing needs in the areas of education, family, and healthcare in the Metro Houston area since almost three decades. They have been providing scholarships to high potential college bound students with financial needs, supporting local charities, feeding the homeless and needy, and providing […]

IACF Elects Architect Mahesh Wadhwa as President

IACF Elects Architect Mahesh Wadhwa as President

HOUSTON: Indo-American Charity Foundation (IACF) has elected Mahesh Wadhwa as its President for 2018. Serving on the IACF’s Executive Committee with Wadhwa are Swetha Arora, Secretary; Venkat Iyer, Treasurer; Sreeni Nakirekanti, Joint Treasurer; Shobana Muratee as President–Elect; and Dr. Vanitha Pothuri, Immediate Past President. Wadhwa joined IACF in 2015 as a Director and served during […]

Motivational & Inspiring Charity Foundation Evening

Motivational & Inspiring Charity Foundation Evening

Click here to see Photo Collage By Vanshika Vipin Varma SUGAR LAND: The Indo American Charity Foundation (IACF) 2017 Scholarship Awards Reception event was held on Tuesday, May 30, at the FBISD Administration Building in Sugar Land. 26 well deserving and outstanding high school students from Fort Bend ISD, Alief ISD and Stafford Municipal School […]

IACF to Award $35,000 in Scholarships to Senior High School Students

IACF to Award $35,000 in Scholarships to Senior High School Students

  HOUSTON: The Indo American Charity Foundation (IACF) will hold its Annual Scholarship Day on May 30, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the FBISD Administration Building, 3119 Sweetwater Blvd, Sugar Land. Scholarships amounting to $35,000 will be dispersed among the twenty-nine outstanding senior high school students from Fort Bend ISD, Alief ISD and Stafford […]

Indo-American Charity Foundation’s Health Fair A Success: Doctors provide free services to local community

Indo-American Charity Foundation’s Health Fair A Success: Doctors provide free services to local community

SUGAR LAND: On Saturday, August 27, almost 100 patients were seen at a health fair hosted by the Indo-American Charity Foundation (IACF). Patients began lining up as early as 7:30 a.m. even though the health fair was not scheduled to begin until 8 a.m. For four hours, patients of all ages came to see three […]

IACF Annual Gala on Friday, September 30

IACF Annual Gala on Friday, September 30

HOUSTON: The Indo-American Charity Foundation (IACF) will hold its annual gala on Friday, September 30, 2016, at the Stafford Civic Center. The theme for this year’s gala is ‘After the Monsoon, Charity Blossoms’. The event will showcase IACF’s supporting charities, individuals and organizations that share its mission to serve communities in the Greater Houston area. […]

IACF Funds 21 Charities Serving Local Houston Community

IACF Funds 21 Charities Serving Local Houston Community

  Click Here for Photo Collage   By Vanshika Vipin SUGAR LAND: For the past three decades the Indo-American Charity Foundation (IACF) has been receiving generous support from the philanthropic community in Houston, in the genres of Education, Family, General needy and Healthcare. IACF’s motto, ‘We live here We give here’, is being justified in […]

Fathers and Grandfathers are Serenaded at ISCA’s Function

Fathers and Grandfathers are Serenaded at ISCA’s Function

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: It was a large crowd of seniors – and even many elderly seniors – who came out to wish each other a happy Father’s Day at India House last Saturday, June 18. It has become a sort of tradition over the past few years to serenade seniors at Mothers and Father’s […]

Ek Disha Foundation and Indo American Charity Foundation Combine Efforts to Aid Flood Victims

Ek Disha Foundation and Indo American Charity Foundation Combine Efforts to Aid Flood Victims

HOUSTON:  On Friday, May 5, two Houston based South Asian organizations, the Ek Disha Foundation and the Indo American Charity Foundation, combined fundraising efforts to present the Cypress Assistance Ministries (CAM) with $5000 in HEB gift cards (two hundred $25 gift cards) to assist the flood victims in the 77084 zip code. The 77084, an […]

Raghavan Receives Fulbright US Scholar Award

Raghavan Receives Fulbright  US Scholar Award

HOUSTON: Dr. Kamala Raghavan, a Texas Southern University Jesse H. Jones School of Business Associate Professor of Accounting, has been awarded a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant. She will conduct interdisciplinary research on the impact of India’s adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards on financial reporting, auditing, and cybersecurity with this award. Raghavan served as president […]

The Unique Charm of Awards Brings Friends and Support to IACF’s Gala

The Unique Charm of Awards Brings Friends and Support to IACF’s Gala

  Click here for Photo Collage     By Jawahar Malhotra SUGAR LAND:  A change in venue to the heartland of Asians in this Metroplex and a focus on those who are paving a path for future generations – Gen-Next as the promotional materials called them – helped the Indo American Charity Foundation to raise […]

Excitement Between Generations Runs Both Ways in Races and in Colors

Excitement Between Generations Runs Both Ways in Races and in Colors

By Jawahar Malhotra HOUSTON: For one morning, the halls and the lobby where meetings are usually held and a buffet line is served became a hub-bub for peals of laughter, commotion, lemon-in-spoon races, face painting, drawing and coloring contests. Senior citizens and their young grandkids had taken over the building in one of the community’s […]