|[January 16, 2013]
India Community Center: "Sevathon" 5K/10K/Half Marathon on Sunday, July 14 @ Sunnyvale Baylands Park
SUNNYVALE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver."
Mahatma Gandhi, when he uttered this statement, wanted to show his love
So, runners, walkers and fun lovers take notice: Sevathon 2013 will be a
year like no other. This event for the entire family, now in its fifth
year, will be held on July 14 at Sunnyvale's Baylands Park: www.sevathon.org.
You Must Be the Change
"Seva" means service in Sanskrit. Sevathon brings together over 60 Bay
Area non-profit partners and thousands of their members to promote the
spirit of service to others. Over 2,000 people walked or ran in 2012.
Last year the event raised over $100,000 for our amazing partners, Isha
Vidya Foundation raised $30,000 in donations alone. Sevathon's 2012 gold
sponsors Citrix and Hitachi (News - Alert) Consulting as well as our other sponsors
help make this event a reality. We have a lofty goal of 100 non-profit
partners and 5,000 runners this year so please help us make Sevathon one
of the most diverse walks in the Bay Area. Sevathon is more than just a
marathon; it is a festival and a symbol of the coming together of the
At Sevathon, walkers and runners raise money for any of the
participating Sevathon non-profit partners of their choice. These
partners consist of passionate people who work tirelessly to effect
change, whether in the Bay Area or on the other side of the planet. They
deliver solar lights to villages in Africa. They teach reading and
writing to the poor in India. They care for victims of domestic violence
in California. They do astounding things. They are the change they wish
to see in this world, and they want YOU to help.
No matter what your passion is as a server of the broader community,
there is a non-profit partner for you. So mark your calendars! For more
information on the Sevathon walk/run, partners, torch ceremonies, and to
register please visit us online at www.Sevathon.org
and follow us on Facebook (News - Alert) at www.facebook.com/sevathon.
As Mahatma Gandhi said, "The best way to find yourself is to lose
yourself in the service of others." So, who will YOU walk for
Join as a Non-Profit Partner
If you are a registered 501c3 this is the perfect fundraising
opportunity for your organization. Partners pay a small registration fee
which can easily be covered by getting a few runners.
A Few partner benefits:
50% of registration fees go towards the non-profit partner the
100% of pledges/donations go to the chosen organization
An opportunity for each organization to showcase its unique mission
Minimal overhead of organizing an event of this magnitude for any one
To provide a platform for your organization to build a network of
Volunteers, Donors & Sponsors at Sevathon 2013.
Potential media exposure and the ability to educate local
community/city officials about your cause.
Learn more about the partner benefits and sign up at http://www.indiacc.org/Sevathon_Partner_MOU
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