A DECADE OF IMPACT
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
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.
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.
Holiday or no holiday, VTSeva volunteers across USA served at multiple community centers during Memorial day, Thanksgiving and other holidays.
2018 California fires
Donated daily essential toiletries package and warm new blanket kits to the affected.
Christmas food bank volunteering
Each year in most all centers of VTSeva, volunteers reach out to food banks and help with food sorting.
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.
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.
2013 Phalin Cyclone Relief
Odisha (India) Phailin Cyclone Relief - Donated Lanterns (kerosene Lamps) to 600 families at Ganga Vihar, Kotha Buxipalli village
2011 Japan Tsunami
Japan Tsunami Relief - VTSeva donated ~$44,000 USD to Japan Government. Mainichi Shimbun/Reuters
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)
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Burritos, Lunch or Dinner
Making burritos for lunch or preparing food for homeless shelter has been a regular activity at VTSeva centers.