Ahmedabad BPO firm to organise charity walk

February 12th, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS  

Ahmedabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Motif Inc., an Ahmedabad-based BPO service provider, will Sunday organise its seventh annual Charity Walk to generate funds that will be donated to select voluntary organisations.
The Motif Charity Walk 2009, a five-km walk/eight-km run event, has a registration fee of Rs.100 and the company will make a matching contribution for every registered participant, with the total funds going to NGOs, said Motif director (business development) Shailly Kapoor here Thursday.

Beneficiary NGOs this year are: Karuna Kare Foundation that provides support to cancer patients, Sanjivani Health and Relief Committee which provides medical aid to villages lacking basic medical amenities, Akshaya Patra Foundation supporting mid-day meals to 75,000 children in 282 government schools and the Gujarat Cleft and Craniofacial Research Institute which helps in free treatment to poor children for facial reconstruction surgery.

Over the last six years, the event has raised over Rs.5.4 million for nine NGOs, Kapoor said.

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