|UNITED SIKHS Wins CHASE Community Giving
Contest On FaceBook
- UNITED SIKHS wins $250K Grant in the Chase
Community Giving Contest on Facebook.
- UNITED SIKHS extends sincere gratitude and
appreciation to our supporters who voted for us and our volunteers who
worked tirelessly to make this campaign an overwhelming success.
New York: UNITED
SIKHS has won the $250K 'Chase Community Giving' contest on Facebook
with a margin of 4969 votes from its closest contestant. UNITED SIKHS
received a total of 22,685 votes. The top eligible charity receives
$250,000 and the remaining 99 top charities earn $25,000 through
"The Chase Community Giving contest a labor of love for all our
volunteers. It was an exciting two weeks of networking on the ground as
our volunteers hit the road, real people talking to real people, using
social media technology for a good cause! We sincerely appreciate the
time and effort everyone put in by everyone. We maintained our
commitment to the Program rules and thank Chase Bank for the
opportunity. We look forward to using the funds for augmenting our
Humanitarian Aid and Community Services projects, " said Jatinder
Singh, Director UNITED SIKHS.
"We thank all the Gurudwaras, volunteers, and thousands of facebook
users who supported the organization. We congratulate the top 100
winners of the contest. We also thank 'Chase Community Giving' for
providing us an avenue to engage communities worldwide in supporting
our projects in the service of humanity" said Kuldip Singh, President,
UNITED SIKHS, USA.
"We thank the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC),
Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Commitee (SGPC) and the Gurudwara
committees of North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa who
unequivocally supported our cause and provided help with reaching out
to the masses" said Pawanjit Singh, Director UNITED SIKHS, USA.
Participating itself has been a learning experience about the passion
we bring to help the needy and the wonderful work that other charities
do and the various causes they work for. UNITED SIKHS thanks and
congratulates all Charities that participated and wishes everyone
success in their endeavors - the world is a wonderful place because of
the selfless work by Volunteers for the charities they work with.
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UNITED SIKHS is a
UN-affiliated, international non-profit, non-governmental, humanitarian
relief, human development and advocacy organization, aimed at
empowering those in need, especially disadvantaged and minority
communities across the world. Our work is primarily focused in 3 areas:
Sikh Aid (Humanitarian
Aid): Providing non-partisan global humanitarian relief services
rehabilitation help to the needy.
International Civil and
Human Rights Advocacy (ICHRA): Protecting and enforcing the civil
and human rights of minorities and marginalized groups in the Americas,
Europe and Asia.
Empowerment and Education Division (CEED): With one Educare center
functional in New York, Empowering individuals and groups to help them
attain their full potential and become active participants in society.
Education, training and community development projects. Encouraging
people to participate in the decision-making processes in their local
community as well as taking their place in the international arena
To view a short film about UNITED SIKHS' work, please click here.
Volunteer & Donate to UNITED
SIKHS today and make a difference.
You can help those affected by countless
crises around the world each year by making a financial gift to the
UNITED SIKHS, which will provide immediate relief and support to those
in need. You may donate online at www.unitedsikhs.org/donate
or send your donations to a UNITED SIKHS office nearest to
you, whose details can be found at http://unitedsikhs.org/contact.php
Ordinarily only 10 percent of your
donation is spent on admin costs.