The morning rain didn’t stop the many walkers on Saturday during VTSEVA’s “Cancer Awareness Walkathon” held in Central Park, Morris Plains. The walkathon was led by Parsippany Youth.
The walkers made a suggested donation is $5.00 per student, $10.00 per adult. All proceeds will be donated to local cancer care centers.
For more information on successful fundraising efforts of Parsippany’s VTSEVA click here.
VT Seva’s mission is to promote understanding and tolerance in society by empowering our youth with value of volunteering and philanthropy. In turn, our youth will learn how to plan, develop, and implement projects for protection of animals and environment, promote free health programs, provide quality education and life skills to underprivileged families, help organize disaster relief programs in time of need, and build bridges between different communities.
VT Seva’s focus their activities in four major areas:
- Provide education to under privileged children and to build schools in remote tribal areas in India
- Provide education to blind children/youth
- Spread awareness about cancer and provide facilities for early cancer detection in impoverished communities
- Spread awareness about being environmentally friendly and protecting our mother earth