Food & Fund Drives 2019
Ravi and Usha Devulapalli
Vipul H. and Jayshri Patel
Indian-American Council "Hunger Mitao" Campaign
Join Indian Americans across metro Atlanta to fight hunger with the Atlanta Community Food Bank! The newly forming Atlanta chapter of the Indian American Council (IAC) needs your help to provide thousands of meals to Georgians in need during its first ever "Hunger Mitao!" campaign from August 1-31, 2019.
One in 5 Georgia children faces hunger, and more than 780,000 people in the Atlanta Community Food Bank's service area struggle to put enough nutritious food on the table.
Hunger Mitao Week is a signature campaign of the Indian American Council and is observed during August, the month of India’s Independence Day. Our vision is to showcase the unity, philanthropy and spirit of the Indian American community through conducting "funds for food" drives all over the region served by the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Imagine when families across north Georgia come to observe India's Independence Day as "Independence from Hunger Day". This is possible when the Indian community comes together to make a huge impact locally.
Every $1 you give will help the Atlanta Community Food Bank provide 4 meals to neighbors in need.
EXCITING NEWS!! Thanks to the generosity of IAC Co-Founders, Raj and Aradhana Asava, all donations to this Hunger Mitao campaign will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $5,000!
Click "Donate to this Drive" to make a personal donation now. Or click "Join this Drive" to create your own personal fundraising page that you can share with others to ask for support on your behalf.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! The new Atlanta chapter of the Indian American Council (IAC) will host an official launch event at the Atlanta Community Food Bank on October 2, 2019--the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Additional details will be shared soon.
About the Indian American Council
The Indian American Council for the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB-IAC) aims to raise awareness, improve engagement and channel resources and contributions from the Indian American community towards the Food Bank’s mission of closing the hunger gap across greater Atlanta and north Georgia by providing access to nutritious food.
In the spirit of “give where you live”, the vision of ACFB-IAC is for the Indian American community to be recognized as a leader in the fight against hunger in greater Atlanta and north Georgia.
To learn more, please contact Greg Sims, Director of Individual Giving, at IAC@acfb.org or (404) 832-4976. Or join us on Facebook @iac4acfoodbank.
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