About Us Contact Us Help


Archives

Contribute

 

Dharma Center Of America Hosts Inauguration Of A New Food Pantry In Lowell

Press Release
01/12/2017

Dharma Center of America Hosts Inauguration of a new Food Pantry in
Lowell


Dharma Center of America (DCA) opens a new community service center on Merrimack Street, which will provide a food pantry, tutoring services, and yoga classes, all at no cost to the public. DCA is hosting the inauguration ceremony on January 15, 2017 at the Center location, 144 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA from 10:30-11:30 AM.

DCA is powered by volunteers, who are professionals in fields such as technology, finance, education, medical/pharmaceutical, and consulting. Each volunteer has been active in community service for more than 15 years in Massachusetts. The idea of opening a food pantry in Lowell was a result of several months of research and communication with city and town officials in nine cities in the greater Boston area.

Given the rich diversity of the community in Lowell, pressing need for filling the food pantry gap, and serious demand for after school tutoring services, the decision to choose the city of Lowell was well justified.

“Nutritious food is a basic right of all human beings.,” said the President of DCA, Dr. Suresh K. Jain. “Along with providing nutritious food, children of the patrons should be provided tutoring so that they can achieve educational success and eventually become independent.”

DCA will operate in partnership with the Merrimack Valley Food Bank. On January 15th, the ceremony will begin with light breakfast and the auspicious lighting of a lamp by several dignitaries from the Lowell area, including Mayor Kennedy and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Khelfaoui.

About Dharma Center of America
DCA is a community service organization with a pending application for 501(C)(3) non-profit status. DCA’s purpose in the Lowell area is to provide food pantry, tutoring and yoga services to the community without cost in order to ensure all residents who need nutritious food and healthy lifestyle have access to it and their children who need educational services beyond the school day have access to free tutoring.

For more information about the event or DCA, please contact Mr. Raghav Narayan (978-806-5222) or Dr. Yogesh Rathi (404-729-0442).



Bookmark and Share | Share your Comments

Comments :
Post a new message

In this Issue
Deshpandes Launch Centre For Innovation & Entrepreneurship At IIT Madras


Mrs. Jaishree Deshpande, Gururaj "Desh" Deshpande and Senapathy "Kris" Gopalakrishnan - come together to launch a Centre for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at IIT Madras.
[more]

Deshpandes Launch Centre For Innovation & Entrepreneurship At IIT Madras
Asian Parents' Attitudes About Their Children's Health


Maya Ragavan, a pediatrician at Boston Medical Center, is conducting a research study to learn more about Asian parents' attitudes about their children's health and is requesting your participation.
[more]

Asian Parents' Attitudes About Their Children's Health
India Discovery Center To Sponsor 'Study Of The Vedic Period' Seminar


India Discovery Center is pleased to present "Study of the Vedic Period", the second seminar of its historical period series, on January 21, 2017 in Lincoln, MA. Mr. Thomas Burke - Harvard University and Pandit Krishna Bhattar - Sri Lakshmi Temple will be the Guests of Honor at the event.
[more]

India Discovery Center To Sponsor 'Study Of The Vedic Period' Seminar
Ekal USA Founder Wins Pravasi Bharatiya Samman


Ramesh Shah, who is the Founder of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of USA was honored at the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman for his work to support the development of remote rural villages in India. New Englander Mahesh Mehta also received the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman.
[more]

Ekal USA Founder Wins Pravasi Bharatiya Samman
StartMIT Innovation Night Seeks To Inspire


StartMIT, a unique MIT event crafted under the leadership of Prof. Anantha Chandrakasan, to inspire MIT students to become entrepreneurs, hosted its Innovation Night on January 11, 2017 where attendees had a chance to see the amazing array of MIT based interesting startups and listen to an all-star all-woman panel set to inspire budding entrepreneurs.
[more]

StartMIT Innovation Night Seeks To Inspire

You may also access this article through our web-site http://www.lokvani.com/










Home | About Us | Contact Us | Copyrights Help