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VT Seva Organizes BLOOM 2017

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VT Seva stands for Volunteering Together for Service.  Our Goal is to give hope to those who need it most by serving and spreading love. Our focus lies on providing education for the visually challenged, tribals, conducting cancer screening medical camps, community efforts, including providing immediate relief efforts like shelter, food aid to the victims of natural disasters, community awareness, and educational opportunities. We firmly believe it takes a village to raise a child, and if you work on creating the most well equipped society you can, so many problems simply work themselves out.

Cancer is a disease that is impacting every single one of us directly or indirectly. Many among our friends or family have been through the wrenching experience of someone close to us battling cancer. BLOOM is an attempt to showcase art-forms from East / West to local community and to show that through Arts, “We Care, and Give Hope”. The proceeds from this event help support VT Seva’s Cancer outreach activities specifically supporting Cancer awareness and Screening camps in India. We have volunteers in many states of India and across the world. We have conducted Cancer screening camps in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Karnataka, New Delhi and Nepal to list a few.

"Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again.” ~~  Sarah Ban Breathnach 

With that hope, VTSeva Volunteers of Boston organize annual event which includes Music, Dance and Education at the advent of Spring.

BLOOM 2017 was made successful by our dedicated artists and sponsor of New England.. The evening was started with Akshitha Maqtedar singing the American National Anthem and Indian National Anthem was joined by Shree Kagalkar and Sruthi Samudrala. Our beautiful MCs of the day Sana Shaik and Varsha Poreddy, with their constant smile, effortlessly welcomed all the guest and educated them about VTSeva. The event was kicked off by Din Check - New England's Hottest Bollywood Band and the group really kept the audience on their toes and dancing to some old classics and some new songs. VT Seva is thankful for their time, talent and entertainment as they dedicated the evening to Mahila Arogya Vikas. Thank you Jolly Bhatia Sam Bhambhani Mike Em Grover Kamal Dasu Meenakshi Kulashreshta Anandini Sekhar Sam Rao Ajit Acharya for a melodious musical evening. The Audio was supported by DJ Jawed Wahid and team. The team worked throught the night with a smile and flawlessly.

Followed by Din Check, we had presentations from students of Shaila School of Dance, students of Sri Kuchipudi Natyalaya, Manipuri dancer Ms. Krishnakali Dasgupta and Carnatic music by Mounica Guttalapalli & Ravi Nippani. BLOOM is thankful to our local dance and music schools for their support for Mahila Arogya Vikas.

On March 4th VTSeva Boston conducted a Public Speaking and presentation competitions for students from Kindergarten to High School. The winners of this competition presented at the BLOOM thus providing education to all on healthy living, environmental protection, equality and Cancer awareness.

Mr. Subu Kota, Chairman at The Boston group and a Philanthropist graced the event. He spoke for a few minutes and appreciated the children for their enthusiasm and efforts in educating all regarding various topics. Mr. Subu Kota gave away certificates and prizes to the winners. 

Congratulations to all participants and winners of this contest.
Category I Winner: Advika Swamy spoke on Environmental Protection.
Category II Winner: Manav Guttalapalli spoke on Equality
Category III winner: Shrikar Jemolla, Mounica Guttalapalli, Rathika Nair, Rahul Nail presented on Colorectal Cancer and ended up with a Jingle.

Dinner was sponsorted by Minerva Indian Cuisine, Udipi Restaurant and Kola family.
Snacks were sponsored by Panera Bread, Jemolla family and Sompally family.

Beautiful decorations were made possible by Aum-Tvashta Decors. Thank you Vasanthi Mallela Vemparala and team for making this BLOOM elegant and beautiful.

Mahila Arogya Vikas volunteers dedication and commitment is our inspiration. We are blessed to have some generous donors of New England coming forward to sponsor camps in their villages or towns back home.

Bank of NY- Mellon Employees are our constant supporters by volunteering at BLOOM and any VT led events. In October the team led by Smt, Madhavi Latha raised funds for Mahila Arogya Vikas via Box for cause initiative, in loving memory of Smt. Anuradha Kancharla who lost her battle to cancer. Thank you BNY- Mellon and looking forward to working with you for years to come for furthering the cause of Health care.

As our CEO HH Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji says "Serve all beings as service to GOD", our volunteers feel privileged to be part of such mission and blessed to have the opportunity. Thank you Swamiji.

Through your support volunteering Together for Service (VT Seva) 

·         Screened over half a million women for breast and cervical cancer, 

·         Provided free education for about 10,000+ underprivileged children from tribal communities, 

·         Empowered about 2300+ visually challenged children, 

·         Conducted 101604+ medical camps,

·         Served people impacted in natural disasters. And many more. 

Please visit our websites for more details on local volunteering opportunities and how the funds are utilized.





Local Community support VT Seva Volunteers participate in:

·         Quarterly - Cooking and serving Hot Vegetarian meals at Nashua Soup Kitchen

·         Winter Coat Drive every fall to Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter.

·         Holiday Food Drive to the local shelters across New England

·         Participate at NH National Guard 4 times a year volunteering in making Care Packages to US soldiers stationed overseas

·         Halloween Candy Drive - Candies are collected and are donated to Operation Care where packages will be sent to Soldiers stationed in Afghanistan and to the schools in Afghanistan .

·         THANK YOU CARD CAMPAIGN for our men and women in Uniform.We have been told that Thank you cards are the most cherished gift that Brave soldiers cherish.

·         This year we started a Sandwich Seva where peanut butter jelly sandwiches are made and are delivered to soup kitchen every two months . Volunteers are encouraged to donate and participate in this service activity

·         Dental Care Kits where tooth brushes , tooth paste , floss and mouth rinses are collected and are donated to operation care for Troops 

·         Annual summer  5K Walk for Blind in August 

For further information on how you can join and make a difference in community here and India,
please contact us at boston.director@vtsworld.org 
All your donations are tax deductible. VT Seva is 501c3 Non Profit Org.  

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