Orlando, FL – October 04, 2019 The Indian American Chamber of Commerce Orlando (IACC) will help feed children in need, by providing more than 100,000 meals this year, as part of its 2019 Gandhi Day of Service event. IACC leadership and its partners have already secured the funding to pay for 100,000 meals to feed hungry children in India. During 2018, the IACC and its partners packaged 40,000 meals to feed hungry children during the Gandhi Day of Service.
“Making sure that children have food to eat is providing charity and service at the most basic levels,” said Yog Melwani, IACC President. “The IACC leadership team thanks Central Florida’s business leaders and individuals who have already committed to providing 100,000 meals to feed hungry children.”
“We’re excited to be hosting our 5th Annual Gandhi Day of Service. It’s exhilarating to see this event grow from packaging 10,000 meals to 100,000 meals for kids in India,” said Neal Patel, Chairman of the IACC Gandhi Day of Service.
More than 100 volunteers are expected to make a difference during the 2019 Gandhi Day of Service. It will be held Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Exploria Stadium (Orlando City Soccer), in Parking Lot D. Registration is at 9 AM, and orientation starts at 9:30 AM. Lunch will be provided for the volunteers by Pita Hut. Volunteers and donations are still being accepted. Individuals or team volunteers are asked to register at http://iaccorlando.com/event-3130245/Registration, and those who wish to donate, please do so at http://iaccorlando.com/gandhidaydonation/
The IACC is co-hosting the event with the Central Florida Association of Physicians from the Indian Subcontinent (CAPI.) Title Sponsor is Park Square Homes.
The IACC is taking a prominent role to connect people and to foster business opportunities, as well as community awareness and involvement. Highlight events include the annual IACC India Day with the Orlando Magic, the Gala, Golf Tournament, Gandhi’s Day of Service and innovative events like the Smart and Sustainable Cities, to informative BAH events hosted at various local businesses.
The IACC is focused on “Connecting People and Fostering Business”, and is recognized as the business organization for the Indian American community, as well as those who would like to do business with Indian Americans in Central Florida, or in India. The IACC and its members are committed to community service, assisting charitable groups, and increasing trade between the United States and India. Visit www.IACCOrlando.com for more information. --