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Save Nandi Hills – love for the hills!

Save Nandi Hills – love for the hills!

Save Nandi Hills – love for the hills! The iconic Nandi Valley, about 60 Km from Bengaluru and 10 km from Chickballapura town is rich in biodiversity and heritage structures. It includes various hills from the Chikkaballapura range, including Nandi, Bramhagiri, Channagiril, Skandagiri and Avulabetta Hills.  There are several inlets and streams that feed into the ponds and kalyani on the top of the hill. The Nandi Hill range is also the origin for Arkavati,Continue Reading Save Nandi Hills – love for the hills!

Healing the healers – We went there to heal, and returned healed instead!

Healing the healers – We went there to heal, and returned healed instead!

Hearing and watching updates on the floods in Kerala and Kodagu had alarmed us at United Way Bengaluru and awakened a deep desire to help the lakhs of hapless people who had lost their homes and were facing utter devastation. Pics: United Way Bengaluru on the field Galvanized into action, we began doing the more obvious things – we launched an online campaign to involve more people, called for donations and touched base with well-wishersContinue Reading Healing the healers – We went there to heal, and returned healed instead!

We’re speechless! Because it’s Day of Action @ United Way

We’re speechless! Because it’s Day of Action @ United Way

The month of June was a momentous one! Rolled into one green package were World Environment Day and United Way Day of Action. It rained saplings and seedballs as corporate volunteers, students, little pre-schoolers, home-makers, senior citizens and young adults alike, lent their hand to plant saplings and make seedballs for dispersal around lakes and open spaces in Bengaluru. 21-23 June 2018, were special days devoted to#UWDayofAction, and these saw lakes and anganwadis across BengaluruContinue Reading We’re speechless! Because it’s Day of Action @ United Way

Embrace the Environment

Embrace the Environment

5 June 2018: World Environment Day – 2018 – Leaving out no one! Themed Embrace the Environment, WED at United Way Bengaluru was a day of festivities and joy. Across the city, we collaborated with a range of stakeholders to celebrate the environment and reiterate our commitment towards nurturing and preserving the earth and its resources to ensure environmental security for the coming generations. We left out no one – school-children, parents, teachers, senior citizens,Continue Reading Embrace the Environment

Volunteer on World Environment Day

Volunteer on World Environment Day

World Environment Day is coming up and it’s raining numbers at United Way Bengaluru! 5th June is observed as World Environment Day across the world. This day is important in order to remember that we will get this world with all its wondrous gifts only once. The choice is ours! We can choose to ignore, neglect and desecrate all of these. Or we can preserve and love each tree, each sapling, each creature that walksContinue Reading Volunteer on World Environment Day