May 2021 Newsletter

Vibha’s Ray of Light Campaign: Save India, Save Lives

Thanks to your overwhelming support, we have already raised $1.75 Million in the global campaign. Here is what we have done so far:

  • $900K disbursed for COVID relief
  • $650k – Partnered with Texas Instruments and Govt. of Karnataka to set up a 100-bed modular hospital in Bengaluru
  • 1100 oxygen concentrators procured. 600 have reached 152 locations in 19 states. 
  • Funded an Ambulance in Rajasthan to help COVID patients from remote rural villages.
  • 25,000 PPE kits, 240,000 masks, and 180,000 gloves procured and on their way to rural hospitals.

The need is still immense and in order to scale up our efforts, we need your support now more than ever. Please consider making a donation if you haven’t already!Food and Hygiene Kit for 10 Families – $250
1 Oxygen Concentrator – $500

An Amazing Experience by Harnisha Shah

This photo/video shoot was a memorable experience for  Harnisha Shah who has been a passionate Vibha Volunteer for years. There was excitement to hand-deliver the life-saving goods, and anxiety to ensure things went well.

Read more about her experiential account here

Grants – Foundations Information Form

Dear Volunteer, Thank you for your efforts in supporting Vibha!
We need some help from you that will greatly improve our chances of winning grants and supporting our projects. The basic information asked will go a long way in informing us on which foundations to approach in the coming year more effectively.

Vibha Connection- A Podcast Series
In Episode 4 of Vibha Connection, listen to the ignited minds of youth volunteers in Vibha chapters across the US. Continuing the youth role-model inspirations, in “From Around the Globe” we talk to Krisha Thakker, a high school student from San Diego, who took the initiative to generate support for the Covid Relief effort in India. In ‘A Good Word” you will listen to a story of human determination and how one person can bring about meaningful change. Vibha’s board member Keyur Shah also gives an update on Vibha’s Save Lives, Save India campaign

Upcoming Event

Dream Voice 2021Grand finale on 13th June

The preliminary round of the competition is over but you can still vote for your favorite contestant for the Audience choice award. Go ahead and cast your vote now!! All proceeds raised through this event will go towards Vibha`s Ray of Light campaign.

Annual Report

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