Kannada Sangha of Sacramento (KSS) selects one charity to support every year from Karnataka, India. The donations from all KSS patrons towards the charity is collected throughout the year and then sent to the selected charity. KSS with support of our community members-initiated charity efforts starting in year 2008. Since then, with the support of Kannada community and extended India community members we were able to support more than 15 non-profit organizations who are supporting various social causes like health, education etc. by contributing a total of $77,500 till date. Refer below for charity specific details.
My Sister’s House
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KSS is proudly supporting Support-A-Child that hopes to be the conduit between the well-meaning, generous donors and the truly needy sections of the populace back in India. The donations are used to run schools and hostels, and to provide nutritious food for needy children, in several Indian cities. When a donor sponsors a child, they receive the child’s picture, a short biography and an academic report card.
|Year||Charity Name||Funds Raised($)||Additional Details|
|2008||Mathru Chaya SarvaDharma Anathashrama, Shimoga||$1,900|
|2009||Sri Vivekananda Kushtha Seva Samithi, Bijapur||$5,381|
|2010||Divya Deepa Charitable Trust, Mysore||$4,100|
|2011||OM Ashram, Old age care||$4,775|
|2012||Deenabandhu Children’s home||$4,100|
|2013||1. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals|
2. Mathru Chaya Children’s Orphanage
|$9,000||KSS 10th Anniversary : Mega Charity|
|2017||Nightingale Medical Trust||$6,800|
|2018||Nightingale Medical Trust: $11000 |
MySisters house: $630
Butte County School Relief: $630
|2019||Samarthanam- Jnanasindhu Residential School for blind kids||$5,000|
|2020||Samarthanam- Jnanasindhu Residential School for blind kids||$4,100|
|2021||Rashtrotthana Parishat, Bangalore||$7,565||In support of COVID-19 Relief Centers in Bangalore|
|2021||Kaliyuva Mane – Divya Deepa Trust, Mysore||$7,500||Funds will be used to build 1 class room|
|2022||Sahana Charitable Trust for Disabled, Bangalore||$6,000||Funds will be used to procure technology assets|
|2022||Sacramento Crisis Nursery||–||Goods for domestic use in the nursery|
KSS requests its community to provide the names of the charities for selection and then selects one of the charities. These donations are tax deductible and KSS will provide the receipts for the same. For more information on charity please contact KSS Charity Team.
In addition, KSS also support local charity efforts primary through charity volunteers.
You can support KSS in it’s charity efforts in variety of ways.
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