Beneficiaries at Gods Heavens, Powai
Hello Marathon lovers of Powai. Do you wish to “Run for a Cause” and raise funds for its building project ? We are sure many of you would; and so please read on……
MBA Foundation is a 13 years old NGO working in the field of Rehabilitation of Person With Disabilities (PWDs), with its registered office in Powai and with 4 rehab centres in Powai, Chembur, Thane and Gorai. Our focus is to enable PWDs and their parents in making them value adding citizens of this country through necessary training and therapy, and live a life with dignity.
Every year, MBA Foundation registers as a NGO with United Way to participate in the Standard CharteredMumbai Marathon and this year too we have registered. We get 12bibs (registration forms) which can be filled in by people who wish to run for us. The registration has started, and last date for submitting filled forms to the United Way is 13th Sept 2014.
The procedure is to fill the form and enclose a Passport size Photo, Photo ID (Pancard /Passport/Driving License/Adhar Card) and a cheque for Rs.8, 000/- (Minimum) and hand over to us before 5th September, 2014. One can participate in any of the runs, like, the Dream Run, Half or Full Marathon.
Nearer the time (October / November), we will make an information page on our activities, which will be displayed in the SCMM web page and which you can also forward to your friends, relatives and colleagues, either through email or face book, etc., for raising funds for our project.
MBA Foundation’spresent project is to construct a 5 floors building of 8000 sq. ft. in the land purchased from CIDCO in the institutional area in Airoli, Navi Mumbai. The construction has already started and is expected to get completed by December, 2015. On completion, this will help us immensely for the expansion of our care services activitiesto help and reach out to many more needy people. There will be Residential (life care) facilities for adults, along with a variety of activities to keep them busy during the day.
The funds which will be collected through this Marathon will be earmarked for this project and utilized for construction and procurement of the therapy & training equipment required. Therefore, we appeal to you to join us in this effort of fund raising and also encourage your friends and relatives to support you.
For any more information and registration, please contactour office at Gods Heavens, near Powai Police Station,Rambaug, Chandivli Farm Road, Powai; or call (022) 28576972 / or Rekha in 9890290591. As the number of bibs for NGOs is limited (12only ), we request those of you interested in running for our cause to connect with us immediately , so that we can reserve a form for you.