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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

UWBe Community Connect – 2018

UWBe Community Connect – 2018

“Cargill’s Global Vision is about nourishing potential. Everything we saw today, the Anganawadis, the women empowerment initiatives, scholarships and mobile health clinic actively demonstrate our belief through what we are doing in villages and among the communities where we live. We are thankful to the local community leaders for their support for the program.” – Robert Schubert, Managing Director- CPN India “I am inspired by the work done in this community and would like toContinue Reading UWBe Community Connect – 2018

Adding strength to Student United Way

Adding strength to Student United Way

Shining examples of youth power Simran and Sonali are but buds themselves, and yet, they are spreading cheer and love with the maturity of adults. Twins who pack double power into their lives have been volunteering from childhood. These teenagers spend their vacations sharing knowledge and joy. They recently volunteered at a Born Learning Centre and say that they learnt as much and got as much joy as the children they spent time with. UnitedContinue Reading Adding strength to Student United Way

Tryst with Mahadevapura Lake, Bengaluru

Tryst with Mahadevapura Lake, Bengaluru

Friends of United Way Bengaluru – Mihir the Birdman! Mihir is an IT professional, who lives close to Mahadevapura Lake with his small family – wife, parents and a child. It is obvious that he has his heart in the right place because aside of looking into a computer screen, he is also a keen bird-watcher and actively engages in greening and conservation activities. He explains his interest in bird-watching, “As I was living closeContinue Reading Tryst with Mahadevapura Lake, Bengaluru