i2u Social Foundation Hails Volunteers’ Contribution in a Virtual Ceremony
News | New Delhi, Monday , 31 January 2022
Summary: i2u Social Foundation conducted a virtual Volunteers’Day celebration ceremony to acknowledge and appreciate the contribution of volunteers in making the #OneDayForFuture drive a major success. Corporate CSR heads, heads of NGOs, volunteers and social impact professionals voiced their appreciation and reaffirmed their commitment to the drive.
New Delhi, 31 Jan 2022: i2u Social Foundation, an NGO support ecosystem that helps companies fulfill their CSR initiatives by connecting them with hundreds of trusted NGOs across India, has been successfully running its #OneDayForFuture drive to motivate people to volunteer for social causes and donate their one day’s worth of time or money.
i2u Social Foundation appreciated the volunteers who contributed to the #OneDayForFuture drive in a virtual ceremony on 22nd January 2022, which saw many participants being awarded gold, silver, and bronze certificates in acknowledgment of their contribution, along with gift vouchers sponsored by Organic Wellness. The ceremony was attended by Corporate CSR heads, heads of NGOs, volunteers and social impact professionals along with other stakeholders. Awards for various categories were announced by heads of NGOs including Deepalaya, Sakaar Outreach, and UDAI Foundation, which had 14 winners for the Bronze, 7 for Silver, and 5 for Gold awards.
Among the guests present at the ceremony were Krishan Guptaa (Author, TEDx speaker, and Founder & MD at Organic Wellness), Loluck Baby (Executive Director at Deepalaya and Consultant & Coach for higher education and career at Child & Family Foundation, Bahrain), Sadhana Chopra (Director Projects at Sakaar Outreach), Subhashini (Project Management at UDAI Foundation), Tanu Rajput (Founder- UDAI Foundation), and Sandeep Nulkar (President- CITLOB and Founder- BITS Private Limited, Vernac Language Technologies).
The Executive Director of Deepalaya, "This is a country of 1.4 billion people, a newspaper of only 20 pages cannot cover whatever good is happening in this country because there not enough pages to cover that. These kinds of initiatives drive the country forward."
Sudheen M, Co-founder at i2u recalled the i2u’s journey through a recorded message and remarked, “It was an exhilarating experience for all of us to be working with partner NGOs on the ground, implementing various initiatives”.
i2u Head Alisha Vijoy asked all volunteers to pat their backs for the wonderful job they have done in the #OneDayForFuture drive. “Looking at the urgent need to contribute to social causes, India Is Us (i2u Social Foundation) launched the #OneDayForFuture initiative, where we are inviting every individual to join and dedicate their one day to contribute to the society”, she added.
i2u Co-founder and Advocacy Director, Pranav Menon thanked all the volunteers for their contribution to i2u in the #OneDayForFuture drive and stressed on the need to donate time too considering the current scenario. He said, “if I become We then we all can make a lot of difference.”
Several volunteers shared video messages during the ceremony, inviting people to join them in the drive.
About India Is Us
India Is Us (i2u Social Foundation) is an NGO support ecosystem created to assist companies in fulfilling their CSR initiatives by working with verified NGOs. i2u works with numerous NGOs across India, focusing on twelve causes, including literacy and education, health and nutrition, environmental conservation, women empowerment, poverty alleviation, care for the elderly, animal welfare, skill development, inclusivity for people with disability, child welfare, WASH and heritage. i2u supports NGOs by helping them perform better through capacity building, sustainable growth, donor and volunteer mobilization.