IAGB organizes 5K Walk/Run to support Coalition for the Homeless


CHELMSFORD, MA–Indian Association of Greater Boston is organizing 5K Walk/Run to support Coalition for the Homeless on May 11, 2019.

“Serving and supporting the local communities and charities has been a key focus of IAGB. As part of its Community Giving charter, IAGB is excited to announce a 5K Walk/Run on May 11, 2019,” IAGB said in a statement.

The event will begin from Heart Pond, Chelmsford, MA and continue on the Bruce Freeman trail. All members of the community are invited to join.

Proceeds from the registration will be donated to MA Coalition for Homelessness.

Aditi Taylor

“Fostering active and ongoing community service is a key part of our agenda. We are always looking for ways to get our community engaged while still delivering on our goals. A community walk was a great opportunity to achieve just that!”, said IAGB President Aditi Taylor.

You can register online at https://iagb.org/5kwalk-run-2019/.  Registration fee is $15/person ($20 at the event spot); fee is for adults only, all children walk for free. This event is open to the entire community.

In 2017 December, IAGB organized a clothing drive and well wish card for underprivileged children supporting Cradles to Crayons. In 2018 May, IAGB organized a team to support Project Bread, a 20 mile walk in Boston and raised over $1,000 to donate. In May 2019, IAGB continues its effort via yet another innovative way to bring the community together for a worthy cause.

IAGB Vice President Sanjay Gowda

“We are very proud to partner with MA Coalition for the Homeless. Your support and help can make a difference in our neighborhood and communities. Lace up your shoes and take active part to help homeless kids and Families”, said Sanjay Gowda, Vice President of IAGB.

IAGB is the oldest and one of the leading Indian-American organizations in New England. It serves the Indian-American communities in the Greater Boston area – Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. IAGB strives to foster a strong Indian-American social, cultural and community presence in New England.

The Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless is a statewide organization working to create long-term solutions to homelessness while meeting the immediate needs of homeless and at-risk families and individuals. The Coalition has a mission to eradicate homelessness from Massachusetts and supports this mission through homelessness prevention programs, direct service, technical assistance, public education and advocating for safe and affordable permanent housing for individuals and families.


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