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New Organization Formed For Senior Enrichment

Senior Enrichment Volunteer Association (S.E.V.A), a new organization was formed to provide various services to seniors in Metro Atlanta. Their first program was held at The Palace restaurant on Sunday, April 4th. Over a 150 seniors participated in the program. 

Program started with traditional lighting of lamp by Champaben Patel and Ganesh stuti by Ajit Dave, both of them are active senior in the group. Pankaj Sampat, founder, gave more details about the organization, its mission and vision. At present lot of seniors of Asian subcontinent are in need of various services, such as transportation, meal service, translation, homemaker, physical therapy etc. S.E.V.A. n will identify those needs and find a volunteer who can help seniors. Their goal is to provide help, companionship and a network created to help seniors with needs and to help them interact with other seniors through organized activities and events, leisure tours, worship tours, picnics, etc.In the next five years, the senior population will increase by 15% and the demand for such senior services will increase. 

During this program seniors were serenaded during lunch with music provided by Sunny Thacker and his group.

S.E.V.A is spearheaded by Pankaj Sampat and his executive committee, Shilaben Dhiru Pankhania and Tannaben Patel and core senior volunteer committee members, Sumitraben & Jaikishanbhai Tailor, Sushilaben Parekh & Nanubhai Parekh, Urmilaben & Vinaybhai Doshi, Suhagben & Rajanibhai Parikh, and Bhanuben & Prafulchandra Sekhda 
S.E.V.A's mission is to “Identify senior needs, help them, bring out their hidden talent keep them mentally and emotionally healthy”, and provide them with a one touch source of information to achieve this.

For more information on S.E.V.A, please contact Pankaj Sampat at, Shila Pankhania at or Tanna Patel at

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