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SAC 2018 Fundraiser

2018 concert series "Music Meets Bells" is an enchanting blend of Indian Dance, Music, and Jugalbandi presented by acclaimed performers from Bharat. The shows will feature

  • Santoor Maestro Pt. Tarun Bhattacharya,
  • Odissi Danseuse Guru Sanchita Bhattacharya
  • Tabla Player Jyotirmay Roychowdhury
  • Odissi dancer Trishita Nandi.

Details and Concert Schedule

Our Children, Who Are They ?

SAC program selects children from:

  • All the states of Bharat.
  • Socially-economically backward areas and areas affected by Naxalites or other separatist groups.
  • Who are orphans or from very poor parents or where one parent is left and cant take care of the child.
  • Runaway from homes, living on the streets or railway platforms.
  • Children of prostitutes mothers. 

 

Where Do They Live?

SAC has specialized hostels with modern facilities. Each hostel has a kitchen-dining area, dorms for children, toilets, common room with TV, library and other amenities.  Many hostels have playgrounds and swings too. Boys and girls live in separate hostels.

What do they do?

  • Children study from first grade to 12th grade of central board certified schools
  • They learn sports, music, art, yoga and other meaningful recreational activities.
  • They learn moral and patriotic values that build strong character.

 

What Is the Future?

SAC children have bright future . Many have gone to college for higher studies. We find many students  become doctors, engineers or Ph. D.s in Bharat and Abroad also.

Some children get employment at the same hostel or school where they stayed and studied.

Some children decide to go back to their village and get involved in agriculture etc.

FAQ

How is the $250 spent?

A $250 donation will pay for education, housing, lodging & health care for one child for one year and will receive a picture and progress report of the child.

How long will it take for me to get details of the child I will be supporting?

It may take from 2 months to 6 months, depending on the location.

Can I specify a particular state where I would like to support a child in Bharat?

Yes, you can. We will do our best to fulfill your desire. If no match is found then we will assign a child from our current pool.

How is the child selected?

The child is selected by SAC volunteers from the list of assigned schools or hostels from our partner organizations.

May I visit the child?

Yes, most definitely. You are encouraged to do so. Write to the SAC director in the USA prior to your visit to Bharat. Visiting A Hostel

Can we write a letter to the child?

Please do write to the child to show that you care. When you write a letter to the child you may expect a reply.

How much is the administrative cost?

The Administrative cost is 9%.

Is my contribution tax deductible? What is the Tax-Id number?

Yes, your contribution is 100% deductible. The IRS Tax ID number is 51-0156325 
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