August 2020 Newswletter

Hello everyone, we hope you all are having a good summer! Here is our August Newsletter.
You can also find the same in our website under the Menu -Newsroom.
Here is a quicklink to the same  –
Amid these tough times, we would like to thank you all for your continued support and enthusiasm throughout these past months.
We are also pleased to announce our online competitions! 
Poetry Competition –  The theme is COVID-19. The flyer is attached below! 
Photo Competition – The theme is Summer. The flyer is attached below! 
Both competitions go from July 10th to September 4th, 2020. 
Email your entries to Please include your name, email, phone number, and age with your submission. The entry fee is $15 each for both competitions, with an unlimited number of submissions. We can’t wait to see everyone’s creativity! All participants will receive a certificate of participation and volunteering hours for the effort put into this competition.
Please Note:- Each participant can claim a maximum of 8 volunteering hours! 
Recently, we conducted a live three-day Virtual Talent Show on July 3rd, 4th, and 5th. You can view the entire show in a playlist here!
We want to give a big thank you to all participants and we hope you had an amazing time! We are pleased to say that in such a short time, we got a fantastic response! We are sorry we could not accommodate all registrations due to time limitations, but please stay connected with us on Facebook to participate in our second season which will be coming up soon! 
We will also be conducting our Annual Awards Ceremony in our next virtual show! 
 We are all very excited about the new events and projects we are planning for this coming year! Be sure to follow us on socials to receive instant updates and announcements about upcoming events, competitions, and more!
Twitter – @AshaNYCNJ 
Instagram – @asha_nycnj
Facebook – @AshaForEducationNYCNJ
At the end of July, we conducted chapter elections and we are now very excited to introduce our new chapter coordinators for 2020-2021!

Adult Committee

Chapter Coordinator – Sharda Sheshabhattar

Project Coordinator – Sravan

Event Coordinator – Manali

Publicity Coordinator – Grishma Pandya

Asha Teens Committee

President – Tanisha Khabe

Co-Vice President – Aashay

Co-Vice President  – Kareena Pandya

Public Relations (and social coordinator) – Rujula Warade

Web Administrator – Aashish

Visit our website to read more about the new chapter committee!
As you may all be aware, Asha for Education has been highlighted by Charity Navigator as one of the top 6 nonprofit organizations providing “Relief Supplies: Community Support & Services” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our efforts have covered more than 16 states in India, and thousands of families of daily wage earners, marginalized communities, orphans/homeless children, and many more. Thank you to our project partners and donors who have donated to our COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser and stepped forward at this time of crisis to provide hope! Please keep supporting us as we continue to reach out to more families in need!
Yours sincerely,
Tanisha Khabe
Asha For Education NYCNJ Chapter
Asha Teens President

Asha for Education is a secular non-profit organization dedicated to catalyzing socio-economic change in India through education of underprivileged children. In keeping with this focus, our volunteers are involved with and support projects that are secular and have an education-related component to them.
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