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The Prabir K. Pal Endowed Scholarship

Organized by: Reena Pal

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THE STORY:

My parents were huge advocates for my education. My father had come to the US in the 60’s to attend Northwestern University, and seeing his children excel in school just as he did was a constant goal. He was excited to see me starting at the Early Entrance Program at California State University Los Angeles. During my first quarter of school, my dad passed away of a sudden heart attack. He was only 54.

The coming years were a tough journey, both emotionally and financially. It was with the help of scholarships (along with the two waitressing jobs that my mom took on to support us) that I was able to continue my education and live the dream I am in today.

Now it’s my chance to give back and help another kid who does not have the finances to make it on his own.

Reena and I have set out of a goal of raising $10,000 over the next 5 years for this scholarship fund, both through our donations and those of our family and friends.

Thank you for taking part in our journey.
-- Monty

 

This scholarship is in honor of you, Dad, on the 20th anniversary of your passing.  It is my heartfelt way of saying ‘Thank You’ for setting me up to care for my family and my patients during the 12 short years you were in my life.  I love you and miss you so much.

 

501(c) -- (3) non-profit public benefit organization (Federal Tax ID #95-4044252)

$9,067

 

91% Raised of $10,000 Goal

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  • Monty and Reena Pal

    $2,500

  • Awasthi Family

    $25

  • Rana & Sushma Bahl

    $51

  • Chaitali & Neal Parekh

    $30

  • Tanvi & Suri Appa

    $50

  • Shail, Moneeka, Dilan, & Sahana

    $100

  • Dimitri Kosturos

    $50

  • Kabita Chakrabarti

    $300

  • Anand, Shailey, Ashni & Sianna

    $100

  • Anu, Aparna, Jahaan & Suraiya

    $100

  • Jeyakumars

    $100

  • Adi, Roli, Sahana & Aayan Prasad

    $101

  • Amol and Tejal Rao

     

  • Kartik, Niyati & Anika Nettar

    $101

  • peter catalino

    $100

  • David & Joya Joseph

    $100

  • James & Sangeeta Martinez

    $100

  • Mary Ann Vu

    $100

  • Ariane & Ron Natale

     

  • Beri fam

     

  • Richard, Rochelle, and Clara

    $101

  • The Jones Family

    $100

  • Lowell, Steffanie & Isla Takahashi

    $101

  • Neeraj, Naila, Armaan and Alina Arora

    $100

  • Pranav

    $100

  • Ameet Chagan

    $101

  • Bhavina Gopal

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Chhanda Pal

    $100

  • Chand & Shobha Ved

    $250

  • Suzanne Vega

    $100

  • Alex and Michelle Ko

    $69.69

  • Richard S. Maddox

     

  • The Perkins & Selden Family

    $501

  • Brian King

     

  • Alvergue Family

    $200

  • Uttam Reddy

    $150

  • The Mulroy Family

     

  • Narayan and Madhu Bhatnagar

    $500

  • Joseph and Diana Chang

    $200

  • The Lad Family

    $700

  • Betty Su & David Hungerford

    $250

  • Jonathan H. Chen

    $100

  • Claudia Hsieh

    $100

  • Ewa, Marcel and Marcin Kortylewski

    $100

  • Liz and David Knight

    $500

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • The Choueiri Family

     

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Reena Pal

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Donor Comments

The Choueiri Family

The Choueiri Family

In memory of your dad Monty. He should be all smiling from heaven so proud of your journey. 10 months ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Liz and David Knight

Liz and David Knight

DONATION: $500

We've been meaning to do this for awhile and seeing you this past weekend reminded us of all that you have accomplished so far. We are certain that your father is looking down on you and SO proud. If we can help with another "Monty in the making"....we are all for it! 1 year ago

Ewa, Marcel and Marcin Kortylewski

Ewa, Marcel and Marcin Kortylewski

DONATION: $100

It all starts with education and should not be limited for anyone willing! 2 years ago

Claudia Hsieh

Claudia Hsieh

DONATION: $100

Go Sumi ^^ 2 years ago

Jonathan H. Chen

Jonathan H. Chen

DONATION: $100

I'd say you've done an excellent job of honoring your father through hard work that makes a difference in people's lives, and living a good life yourself. 2 years ago

Betty Su & David Hungerford

Betty Su & David Hungerford

DONATION: $250

Sumanta and Reena, this is a wonderful, life-changing scholarship. Thank you for doing this. This gift is in honor of Eleanor Hungerford's 1st birthday and Vivi Pena's 2nd. They are lucky this world has people like you and the opportunities that this scholarship supports. (P.S. Look us up sometime if you are ever in the Bay Area! We would love to catch up.) 2 years ago

The Lad Family

The Lad Family

DONATION: $700

What a great way to honor a phenomenal human being. Sumanta- You are a brother to me. It's hard to believe the little kid I knew way back when has turned into the amazing father, husband, friend and world-renowned oncologist. Your father would be so very proud of all you have accomplished, just as we all are. I look forward to seeing all the great things ahead for Team Pal. Best wishes, Nandan, Nora, Atlas, Leo, Dalton, Uma and Pramod Lad. 2 years ago

Joseph and Diana Chang

Joseph and Diana Chang

DONATION: $200

2 years ago

Narayan and Madhu Bhatnagar

Narayan and Madhu Bhatnagar

DONATION: $500

2 years ago

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