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Sewa International saves lives Raises £35,000 for UK cause

courtesy: organiser
FOC LONDON: On November 7, 2007, the leading British charity Sewa International pledged £35,000 to Macmillan Cancer Support and Refuge. Thirty-five volunteers participated in a charity skydive to raise funds for these two causes.

Shri Arup Ganguly, spokesman for the ‘Sewa Skydive’ said: “We are delighted to have raised such a large amount of money for these two causes. We are grateful to the 35 participants for their fund-raising efforts and hope that the two beneficiaries are able to maintain the high level of services that they are associated with.”

On the strength of Sewa volunteers—a network of volunteers cultivated by Sewa International— he added: “We recognised that by developing a volunteer network, we would be in a far stronger position and be able to make a meaningful contribution to the quality of lives of those who are less fortunate. The mobilisation of funds through the Sewa volunteers’ network serves to emphasise that a charitable organisation, dependent…