A  DECADE  OF  IMPACT

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Did you know VTSeva has been in USA since 2008 ? In the last decade, from humble beginning with few volunteers, VTSeva has grown to 23 centers in USA and presence in 5 countries with thousands of volunteers worldwide. Below is a compilation of various unique activities that our volunteers participated in over the decade. VTSeva centers continue to have yearly, monthly and weekly events each year.  Interested to join us ? Explore our site for more information and contact the center directors or simply fill out the volunteer form

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Support to visually challenged children

In last decade, VTSeva sponsored more than 2500 visually challenged children by providing free education, food and clothing. All of this was possible only by donations generated via events, sponsorships and generous volunteers.

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Free education to tribals

VTseva sponsored schools in remote villages and provided free education, food to almost 3000 tribal children each yearly in last decade, which continues to help build a strong educational foundation to tribal children.

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Community volunteering

Holiday or no holiday, VTSeva volunteers across USA served at multiple community centers during Memorial day, Thanksgiving and other holidays.

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2018 California fires

Donated daily essential toiletries package and warm new blanket kits to the affected.

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Christmas food bank volunteering

Each year in most all centers of VTSeva, volunteers reach out to food banks and help with food sorting.

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2018 Stanford small cell research donation

In 2018 VTSeva donated $51,479 towards Stanford for small cell Carcinoma research in memory of Mr. Srini Eravelli.

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2014 HudHud Cyclone

Andhra Pradesh (India) Hudhud Cyclone Relief - Raised more than $30,000 USD and donated Rs. 10 lakhs ($17,000) for Chief Minister relief operations, volunteers distributed food & clothes for the people impacted.

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2013 Phalin Cyclone Relief

Odisha (India) Phailin Cyclone Relief - Donated Lanterns (kerosene Lamps) to 600 families at Ganga Vihar, Kotha Buxipalli village

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2011 Japan Tsunami

Japan Tsunami Relief - VTSeva donated ~$44,000 USD to Japan Government. Mainichi Shimbun/Reuters

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2012 Chase community Giving

VTSeva came in 3rd in 2012 Chase community giving program out of 2500 that applied. 196 charities were selected by Facebook users and VTSeva won the popular vote coming in 3rd winning a grant of $100k. The funds were utilized for two projects (Care on wheels & Equip the underprivileged children with better education facilities and technology)

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2015 Child obesity walkathon

In 2015, VTSeva San Antonio held a child obesity walkathon with a mission to raise awareness and discuss preventative measures against childhood obesity, an epidemic affecting 40% of American children, through a 1 mile walk and informative lecture by Registered Dietician and exercise demonstrations by certified personal trainers.

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2019 Suicide prevention walk

In 2019, Seattle center of VTSeva conducted a 5K walkathon for suicide prevention.This was followed by a seminar. All funds raised were donated to NAMI - SEATTLE

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2017 Hurricane Harvey

In response to Hurricane Harvey, VT Seva provided immediate relief by engaging more than 500 volunteers in relief efforts for 20 continuous days to serve 20,000 meals, clean 200 flood affected houses, distribute 100,000 water bottles and provide immediate medical guidance. $25,000 has been donated to Houston Mayor on December 1st, 2017.

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Adopt a Street

Multiple branches of VTSeva worked with the local county offices and took up "Adopt a Street" program, in which volunteers periodically go and clean the street. City of Lewisville, City of Irving, City of Southlake, Bay area, Seattle, San Antonio are some of areas served by VTSeva.

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Old age homes + Senior Living

Going to Senior living or old age homes and providing help, support, serving food, reading books or simply playing a few games with the seniors are regular activities with most centers.

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Burritos, Lunch or Dinner

Making burritos for lunch or preparing food for homeless shelter has been a regular activity at VTSeva centers. Youth volunteers most always call this the best fun activity they participate in. Who doesn't like making burritos ?

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2017 nVidia Grant

VT Seva received a $50k grant from nVidia in 2017 to support 50 cancer screening camps aimed at preventing cervical and breast cancer in rural women in India and Nepal through VT Seva’s Bloom project. From Jan 1st, 2018 to Dec 28th, 2018, VT Seva organized 116 cancer screening camps raising awareness in more than 60,000 people and screened 10,602 women !

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Playing for a cause

Volleyball ? Cricket ? Chess ? Playing for a cause has became a favorite activity for volunteers. This has helped bring the community together and have some outdoor fun, while providing for charity !.

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2017 Hurricane Harvey - Katy area

Hurricane Harvey caused major devastation. In Katy area, VTSeva volunteers delivered 300 meals, water, delivered hot lunches door to door and helped clean houses!. Apart from this, VT Seva donated $25,000 to Mayor of Houston and donated $10,000 to city of Rockport

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Health awareness - International Yoga day

To raise health awareness, VTSeva volunteers started to bring community together for International Yoga day !. Apart from this regular yoga workshops, teaching of Yoga, 30 day Yoga challenge are few other activities.

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Science fairs

VTSeva Houston and Katy centers took the next level in creativity for a greater cause, and to serve mother Earth by starting the first ever science Fair in April of 2018. They continued the following year ! Science fairs continued with North Jersey and Dallas centers joining as well !

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2015 Nepal Eathquake

Devastating earthquake in Nepal in May of 2015 caused damage beyond imagination. VTSeva volunteers put together a relief package costing just $32 and collectively donated to the victims.

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2018 PayPal Grant

In Oct of 2018, PayPal granted $4000 to procure digital Colposcopes to aid cancer screening camps in India and Nepal.

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Bone marrow drives

Spreading awareness of bone marrow started off in 2011 in New Jersey center of VTSeva and continues to this day. Volunteers explain about bone marrow to potential donors and sign them up !