Have excess clothes that you can donate? Contact R K Foundation

by mynk on Oct 15, 2008      Category: Useful Resources Tags: bangalore old clothes collection
One of the finer places to donate clothes is RK Foundation. They sort the clothes, repair them if need be and then distribute to the beneficiaries (check the website for the same).   R K Foundation   Address : No 2 New Raja Building , 2nd Floor , N R Road, Bangalore-560002 Phone Number : Landline : 080-65594809   How to reache there:   Town Hall near Hudson circle is the landark.When we go on the road which towards City Market from Town Hall(NR Road), we come accross a Kamat Hotel on the left hand side.There is also an Andhra Bank in the same building.RKF is in t
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Driving effective and efficient collection drives

by mynk on Oct 15, 2008      Category: Useful Resources Tags: books clothes toys collection drives
Usually any collection drive requires at least half a day, a couple of volunteers and some organisation connected to the beneficiaries unless you are doing the distribution yourself. Organinzing such drives requires permissions from the apartments or coroporates and a significant effort on part of the organizers. So why organize separate drives and expend so much energy in each of them when you can partner with specialists and combine initiatives during a single drive.   It would not be very difficult to combine as many of the following as possible during a single collection. The transp
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NGONet- A Global Network for Non-Profit Workers

http://ngonet.info is a network for non-profit workers. This website is newly launched to bring all social workers under one roof. Members can get information regarding latest happenings in World, SMS services on grants, careers. All NGO services are available here.
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American Express Members Project 2008 Winners

by hkhatri on Oct 14, 2008      Category: Useful Resources Tags: american express members project usa
Cardmembers from across USA submitted inspiring ideas for projects that could make a positive impact in the world. Presenting the Winning Projects $1.5 million for 1st place goes to: Alzheimer's Disease: Early Detection Matters and its fulfilling organization, Alzheimer's Association $500,000 for 2nd place goes to: Help 100,000 children thrive in the classroom! and its fulfilling organization, DonorsChoose.org $300,000 for 3rd place goes to:Loans That Change Lives and its fulfilling organization, Kiva Microfunds $100,000 for each of the two remaining finalists goes to: Saving the Lives of Maln
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An Insight into Disability

by anisurrahman on Oct 14, 2008      Category: Health & Disability Tags: health
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