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Help Eradicate Curable Blindness in India

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BENEFITING: SANKARA EYE FOUNDATION USA

EVENT DATE: Jan 19, 2012

Arjun Sachdev

THE STORY:

 

In an effort to help eradicate curable blindness in India, I am interested in an initiative to raise funds for the Sankara Eye Foundation.  This is a non-profit organization whose mission is to realize the goal of 20/20 vision for the poorest people in India by the year 2020.  Unfortunately, those who live in rural India do not know that curable blindness, such as cataracts and glaucoma, is actually curable nor do they have the resources to get the proper medical attention.  Please join me as we try to help The Foundation reach their goal of performing over 1 MILLION eye surgeries per year.

 

Quick facts:

- In 2009, Sankara Eye Foundation performed 105,000 eye surgeries
- 1/4 of the world's blind live in India
- 45 million Indians are visually impaired (roughly 12 million are totally blind)
- 80% of the visually handicapped can be partially or fully cured
- A $30 donation helps perform 1 eye surgery

 

Thank you so much for your time and consideration and I look forward to any support you are able to provide.  

 

 

"There is no better way [to be thankful] for your sight than by giving a helping hand to someone in the dark."

                                                     -Helen Keller

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To This Fundraiser

$1,455

MONEY RAISED
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  • Arjun Sachdev

    $100

  • Keith Greenberg

    $50

  • Steve Farkas

    $30

  • Elisabeth McCabe

    $30

  • Travis Roe-Raymond

    $30

  • Michael Sosnowski

    $75

  • Alison Simpson

    $100

  • Sandra Butler

    $50

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  • AJ Brack

    $30

  • William Cha

    $30

  • Kena Shah

    $60

  • Krystina Laria

    $30

  • Smiti and Akshay

    $60

  • Lauren McFadden

    $25

  • Jim Caffarello

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Peter Schintzler

    $100

  • Joe DiFiglia

    $30

  • Ken Bradshaw

    $100

  • Evan Lorell

    $10

  • Jake Harley

    $50

  • Chad Bartholomew

    $30

  • Mike Porcelli

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Shore

    $50

  • Deacon

    $30

  • Amanda Goss

    $30

  • Nidhee

    $50

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The Team: $1,455 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Arjun Sachdev

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Donor Comments

Nidhee

Nidhee

DONATION: $50

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Amanda Goss

Amanda Goss

DONATION: $30

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Deacon

Deacon

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Shore

Shore

DONATION: $50

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Anonymous

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DONATION: $100

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Mike Porcelli

Mike Porcelli

DONATION: $50

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Chad Bartholomew

Chad Bartholomew

DONATION: $30

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Jake Harley

Jake Harley

DONATION: $50

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Evan Lorell

Evan Lorell

DONATION: $10

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Ken Bradshaw

Ken Bradshaw

DONATION: $100

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