Vibha receives Love Takes Action Award from New York Life Foundation
Vibha has been awarded a $50,000 Love Takes Action Award from the New York Life Foundation. The grant will support their commitment to every child gaining quality public education in the U.S. and India by enabling scalable solutions to drive excellence in the quality of public education.
[Left] Vibha plans to utilize the award grant towards serving underprivileged children and their families.
Established in 1991, Vibha is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization with a mission of empowering social entrepreneurs to create a positive impact for underprivileged children.
“We are grateful for the New York Life Foundation’s investment in our organization and their vision of encouraging community members to transform their love into action, especially in the midst of a pandemic. This grant will change the lives of many underprivileged children and their families for the better,” said Durgesh Das, CEO, Vibha. “We thank Sunita Wadhwani, corporate vice president, New York Life for recognizing Parvinder Singh Arora for his volunteer work in the community during Covid-19,” he further said.
Sunita Wadhwani, vice president, New York Life, nominated and recognized Arora as one of the thirty- five community members from across the nation for demonstrating exceptional community service in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. At Vibha`s Ray of light Gala, Arora said, “I am deeply humbled on receiving the award. I am extremely happy with the work that Access life America, Sewa Gurudwara, and Vibha have done for the community in these trying times. I am very happy to select Vibha to receive a $50,000 general support grant from the New York Life Foundation.”
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