Atlanta, GA, December 24, 2020: Vibha was awarded a $50,000 Love Takes Action Award from the New York Life Foundation. The grant will support their commitment to every child gaining quality public education in the U.S. and India by enabling scalable solutions to drive excellence in the quality of public education.
“We are grateful for the New York Life Foundation’s investment in our organization and their vision of encouraging community members to transform their love into action, especially in the midst of a pandemic. This grant will change the lives of many underprivileged children and their families for the better,” said Durgesh Das, CEO Vibha. “We thank Sunita Wadhwani, corporate vice president, New York Life for recognizing Parvinder Singh Arora for his volunteer work in the community during COVID-19.”
Sunita Wadhwani, vice president, New York Life, nominated and recognized Mr. Parvinder Singh Arora as one of the thirty-five community members from across the nation for demonstrating exceptional community service in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. At Vibha`s Ray of light Gala, Mr. Parvinder Singh said, “I am deeply humbled on receiving the award. I am extremely happy with the work that Access life America, Sewa Gurudwara, and Vibha have done for the community in these trying times. I am very happy to select Vibha to receive a $50,000 general support grant for the New York Life Foundation”.
Established in 1991, Vibha is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization with around 2200 volunteers spread across the USA. The combination of Vibha’s social venture catalyst framework with its mission of empowering social entrepreneurs to create a positive impact for underprivileged children has enabled around 300 organizations, enriching the lives of over 2 million children with an investment of close to $18 million. For more information, visit www.vibha.org