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CRY’s 20th Year Gala Celebrates Supporters for Shaping Children’s Destinies

CRY’s 20th Year Gala Celebrates Supporters for Shaping Children’s Destinies

HOUSTON: 2024 marks CRY, Child Rights and You America’s 20th year of ensuring children’s rights to a happy, healthy & educated life. CRY America held 5 galas in April which raised over 1.5 million dollars. Our CRY Gala in Houston on April 21 at the Marriott Sugar Land was an evening of reflection & celebration […]

Sewa International Meets for 18th National Conference

Sewa International Meets for 18th National Conference

SCHAUMBERG, IL – May 14, 2024: Sewa International USA, the Hindu faith-based non-profit organization, held its 18th National Conference at IndiaHub in Schaumburg, IL, on May 4 and 5. The conference brought together over 140 volunteers, including Sewa’s directors, advisory board members, executive team leaders, chapter presidents, coordinators, and other functionaries. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi and […]

Share Your Musical Talent to Calm Shelter Animals: Join the Wild Tunes Club this Summer

Share Your Musical Talent to Calm Shelter Animals: Join the Wild Tunes Club this Summer

HOUSTON: Kids and adults looking for a creative outlet this summer can share their musical talents by joining the Wild Tunes Club. This group of talented musicians volunteers at local shelters to play soothing melodies for animals awaiting their forever homes. An 11-year-old Houston boy named Yuvi Agarwal launched Wild Tunes, a non-profit organization dedicated […]

Indo-American Charity Foundation Kicks Off Year with Vibrant Walk-a-Thon Event Supporting the Indian Doctors’ Charity Clinic

Indo-American Charity Foundation Kicks Off Year with Vibrant Walk-a-Thon Event Supporting the Indian Doctors’ Charity Clinic

HOUSTON: For over 35 years, the Indo-American Charity Foundation (IACF) has been a pillar of support for the underserved community of Greater Houston, serving in various areas such as education, family, general welfare and healthcare. The foundation celebrated the beginning of its annual philanthropic efforts with a successful 5K Walk-a-Thon event with the motto “We […]

BAPS Charities Hosts Annual “In the Joy of Others: Walk-Run”

BAPS Charities Hosts Annual “In the Joy of Others: Walk-Run”

  HOUSTON: On April 7, 2024, BAPS Charities hosted its annual “In the Joy of Others: Walk- Run” in Houston, TX to support The Walk brought together local community members to take steps together and engage in a form of selfless service to raise awareness for our local school districts, our public servants, and our […]

CRY Gala to Thank Supporters for Shaping Children’s Destinies

CRY Gala to Thank Supporters for Shaping Children’s Destinies

HOUSTON: April 8, 2024 marks CRY, Child Rights and You America’s 20th year of ensuring children’s rights to a happy, healthy & educated life. Join us for an evening of reflection & celebration as we express our gratitude to our community of supporters from Houston, share our achievements & unveil our future goals at our […]

Pratham Gala Inspires Community to Support Education for Underserved in India

Pratham Gala Inspires Community to Support Education for Underserved in India

HOUSTON: The highly anticipated Pratham Houston Gala was held on Saturday, March 23, 2024 this year. The event brought together the city’s Indian-American community to raise awareness and funding for the charity’s learning programs for children and young people in under-served communities in India. There were performances by contestants of Indian Idol- Mohammad Danish and […]

A Great Opportunity for NRIs to Get Involved in India’s development

A Great Opportunity for NRIs to Get Involved in India’s development

By Bhamy V. Shenoy I want to share a great opportunity but simple way to get involved in fighting corruption and poverty in India, a cherished goal of all of us. You can achieve this from the comforts of the house. This is based on my experience of working with two NGOs – one in […]

Young Hearts, Big Impact: Punjabi School of GSSWH Kids Rally Together to Serve at Local Food Bank

Young Hearts, Big Impact: Punjabi School of GSSWH Kids Rally Together to Serve at Local Food Bank

A Lesson in Compassion and Community Engagement HOUSTON: In a heartening demonstration of empathy and community spirit, a group of enthusiastic school kids from Gurudwara Sahib of Southwest Houston (GSSWH) actively volunteered their time at the Houston Food Bank, proving that age is no barrier when it comes to making a positive impact on the […]

Sewa Houston Hosts Vibrant, Successful Annual Fundraising Gala

Sewa Houston Hosts Vibrant, Successful Annual Fundraising Gala

HOUSTON: The Houston Chapter of Sewa International celebrated its annual gala on December 10th, highlighting its achievements and raising funds for various humanitarian projects. The event, named “H.E.L.P. 2023” (Help Every Life Prosper), concluded the year embodied in Selfless Service to the local community. The Gala held at the GSH event center was sold-out and […]

“I Am For Heroes” to Celebrate Veterans Day with Free Indian Cuisine Meals for Veterans

“I Am For Heroes” to Celebrate Veterans Day with Free Indian Cuisine Meals for Veterans

HOUSTON: The Indian Community of Greater Houston thanks all our brave veterans for their service. This Veterans Day, Nov. 11th, I Am For Heroes have joined hands with the Houston Indian American Restaurateurs Association to offer a Free Meal to All US Veterans at the following participating Indian Restaurants across Greater Houston. Alings Chinese Bistro: […]

EGMH Hosts 2nd Annual Golf Tournament

EGMH Hosts 2nd Annual Golf Tournament

KATY: It was a gorgeous afternoon for the 2nd annual Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston charity golf tournament on Monday, October 9th at Willow Fork Country Club in Katy, Texas. 20 teams/80 players participated in this fun-filled team scramble format tournament. Registration started at 11:00 AM with contestants preparing afterwards at the driving range and then […]

Sewa International Raising Funds for Israeli Victims & Families

Sewa International Raising Funds for Israeli Victims & Families

HOUSTON: Sewa International expresses deep concern for the people affected by the recent terrorist attacks in Israel. Our philosophy, grounded in the age-old Hindu traditions, promotes the well-being of all and the sanctity of life. We stand in solidarity with the innocent victims of these attacks and offer our thoughts and prayers to grieving families. […]

IACF Gala Goes “Casino Night” to Raise Funds for Local Charities

IACF Gala Goes “Casino Night” to Raise Funds for Local Charities

By Jawahar Malhotra STAFFORD, TX: It was a case of deja-vu as the Indo American Charity Foundation once again turned to a format for its 36th Annual Gala, which had worked well for it in the past. Who, after all, could turn down a Casino Night, especially if was tagged as a “Play to Win, […]

Upma & Mukulesh Shah Host Dinner with Chef Sanjeev Kapoor for Akshaya Patra

Upma & Mukulesh Shah Host Dinner with Chef Sanjeev Kapoor for Akshaya Patra

HOUSTON:  Upma and Mukulesh Shah hosted an evening fundraiser benefiting the Akshaya Patra Foundation at their residence in Sugar Land on September 8, 2023. The event was graced by the presence of the renowned Celebrity Chef, Sanjeev Kapoor. The Shahs’ home was brimming with invited guests, including leaders from the Akshaya Patra Houston Chapter, AP’s […]

Morocco Earthquake Relief by Houston Community through AFDR

Morocco Earthquake Relief by Houston Community through AFDR

HOUSTON: A powerful earthquake hit Morocco on Sept. 8, killing more than 2,800 people, injuring 6,000+, and 50,000+ homes destroyed making thousands homeless.  The Alliance for Disaster Relief (AFDR) immediately established on ground Relief efforts with implementing partner Helping Hands for Relief and Development (HHRD) to provide emergency relief to support the affected communities. Two […]

Akshaya Patra Hosts Successful Fundraising Luncheon with Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor

Akshaya Patra Hosts Successful Fundraising Luncheon with Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor

HOUSTON: Akshaya Patra, the largest global non-profit organization dedicated to feeding over 2 million school children across India, hosted a remarkable fundraising luncheon on September 8th, 2023, at Kiran’s restaurant in Houston. The event featured the renowned international celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor as the chief guest, in support of Akshaya Patra’s mission to ensure no […]

Colorful, Crowded, Boisterous, the Way an I-Day Festival Should Be!

Colorful, Crowded, Boisterous, the Way an I-Day Festival Should Be!

By Jawahar Malhotra STAFFORD: After a much subdued Republic Day program held last January in the cavernous GSH Center, the India Culture Center was once again back to its roots at the Stafford Civic Centre — where it has held its flagship events for at least the past dozen years – with the latest Indian […]

Meenakshi Temple Hosts Donor Appreciation

Meenakshi Temple Hosts Donor Appreciation

PEARLAND: On August 20, Sri Meenakshi Temple Society (MTS) celebrated its Annual Donor Appreciation Banquet at the temple Kalyana Mandapam, in Pearland. This Gala was to recognize, appreciate, and thank all the donors of the “Go Green Solar and Security Enhancement & Beautification Project”. The GGS-SEB project undertaken by the MTS Board is four-fold. It […]

Akshaya Patra Launches Food Recovery Initiative in US

Akshaya Patra Launches Food Recovery Initiative in US

HOUSTON: Akshaya Patra USA is thrilled to announce the launch of its Food Recovery Initiative, a program dedicated to rescuing edible food that would otherwise go to waste and distributing it to those in need. Through this initiative, we are tackling two critical issues at the same time: food waste and food insecurity. AP USA […]

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