Sangamithra Foundation is a non-profit tax exempt organization (EIN - 27-4291040) and was founded for the purpose of supporting academic institutions in need of basic infrastructure, conduct community awareness sessions about problems associated with tobacco, alcoholism, and the use of drugs, and to provide assistance to communities in need to improve living conditions.
In addition to meeting these goals, Sangamithra Foundation will strive to encourage youth to give back to their community, supply life support equipment to hospitals in need, and collaborate with support groups to reach out to communities needing help.
Support Children in Syrian Refugee Camps
Over a million refugees in Syria, displaced by war and the ongoing strife in the region were in need of warm clothing to face the severe winter months. Sangamithra collaborated with the Government of Dubai to provide winter clothing to children at these refugee camps in Syria.
Chennai Flood Relief. Due to flooding, thousands of people were stranded and left without the basic necessities like water, food dry clothes or medical Support. By working with organizations such Charlotte Tamil Sangam, funds were distributed to support the disaster recovery efforts.
Construction of an Elementary School by supporting the efforts of a Head Mis-tress to rebuild a school for underprivileged children in Thuluvapushpagiri near Polur in Tiruvannamalai District of Tamil Nadu, India by providing all the windows required for the new school building. Cur-rently the school is being run in a 300 square feet area with just an asbestos sheet for a roof. Construction of the new building is underway and once complete, the school will have about 2427 square feet of space with fully functional classrooms to accommodate and ben-efit children from seven to eight neighboring villages.
Financial Aid for Kids Meals Program
The students of Vivekananda Residential Tribal School are children from impoverished tribal families who are fully dependent on the school to receive free nutritious meals. Sangamithra Foundation sponsored the nutritious meals for one entire month at this school every year.
Educational Scholarships and Financial Aid for economically disadvantaged students who are high achievers at seven selected schools
MathruSparsham (Mother’s Touch) program at the Vocational Higher Secondary School (VHSS), Karalam supports about 100 students each year, who are either orphaned or from economically disadvantaged homes.
Golf Tournament – Our 5th Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Sunday August 28th, 2016 at The Golf Club at Ballantyne, Charlotte. We look for-ward to your participation as a player, volunteer or sponsor. Play for a cause!
FORMAT: 4-person Captain's Choice
COST: $100 per person (includes lunch and dinner)
Anish Raghavan @ 704-517-5850
Festival of India – Sangamithra will be back selling some yummy food this year at the Festival Of India on Sep 17th & 18th. We are in need of volunteers to help us with the stall, please contact us if you are interested. Remember – bring a huge appetite with you, you will need it!
Rhythm of Life – Dancing for a cause will be held sometime in the fall of 2016. We will let you know the exact dates shortly. Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy this truly multi-cultural event with us.