Hindu Council Donates to Farmers Relief Fund

Hindu Council gave a cheque for $11,000 to the Premier’s Farmers Relief Fund. 

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Farmers helped during Walkathon to Temples

Hindu Council of Australia organized a Walk to Temples event in Sydney on 29th September 2018. Funds were raised for Farmers Drought Relief efforts during the walk. According to Walk organizer Mr Sai Pravastu, $850 were raised on the first day and $540 were raised on second and final day of the walk. More funds are being collected and will be handed over to Hindu Benevolent Fund to help the Australian Farmers.

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Hindu businesses help drought stricken Australian farmers

After Hindu council and Hindu temples, now Hindu businesses have come forward to donate their profits to help drought stricken Australian farmers.

 

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Drought relief appeal by Hindu Benevolent Fund

Hindu Benevolent Fund has issued an appeal for everyone to donate for helping Australian farmers fighting a severe drought. Please donate generously. 

You would be aware that Australian farmers are seriously  affected due to  drought and many families are in serious conditions. 
 
The Hindu Benevolent Fund (HCA initiative) is appealing to all its members , volunteers, friends to contribute generously to the 2018 Farmers’ Appeal fund to assist farmers in need.  
 
This is our opportunity to show appreciation to many thousands of farmers and their families who toil tirelessly to sustain us and our country.  Please appeal at family or community gatherings for this worthy cause.   The attached flyer is for display as well as circulation to social media.
 

 This appeal has commenced from 15 August and will end 15 September. 

 

Funds may be deposited in the bank account below.

 
BSB -062-004
A/c 10447020
Ref – drought
 
Enquires to be directed to any HCA committee member or email hbf@hinducouncil.com.au
 
Regards
 
Prakash Mehta
National President
M 0418 800 &53

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HBF helps deceased Hindu family in Adelaide

Hindu Benevolent Fund of Hindu Council of Australia provided emotional and logistic support to a family in Adelaide. A young lady living with family in Adelaide, her husband died suddenly by heart attack. She has a little daughter. 

HBF team from Sydney and from Adelaide spoke to the young lady and helped her with emotional support and with the logistics of sending the body to India. HBF also spoke to nearest family members. It helped coordination with Dy Counsel of India, Department of Foreign affairs of Australia, the hospital and a travel company.

Great work HBF team. We are proud of you.

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Hindus participate in City2Surf for charity

By:Vikas Chopra.

City2Surf is an annual run for fun event in Sydney. Eighty Thousand people took part in the annual fun run this year running/walking a stretch of 14 km from Sydney’s Hyde Park through the city’s eastern suburb to Bondi beach.

Hindu organizations in Sydney and their members participated in the fun run this Sunday 12th August 2018. Hindu Council Team members started the day started meeting other participants @ Hyde Park in Sydney. About  30 participants (from Hindu Council of Australia & Hindu Swayamsewak Sangh Team) did warm up exercises and Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) before moving to their respective run schedules.

Renga Rajan completed City2Surf in 98 minutes.

Mr Renga Rajan completed the entire run in just 98 minutes.

Congratulations to the entire team many of whom donated their sponsorship money to Hindu Benevolent Fund.

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Fiji awards Hindu Council of Australia for its help during floods

Fiji was recently devastated by floods and a series of cyclones. Many people were marooned.  Hindu Council of Australia had organized a drive to send materials and money to help.

Fiji Counsul General in Australia, Mr Zarak Khan has awarded a Certificate of Appreciation to Hindu Council of Australia. 

 

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Bandeesh music group raises funds for a Hindu charity

A bollywood music charity program was held on 19th May 2018 in Sydney. It was a house full with people dancing to the tunes of yesteryears. Part of the ticket proceeds is being shared by Hindu Benevolent Fund (HBF) of Hindu Council of Australia. HBF fund was established to provide financial support to individuals and families in dire need of financial help to meet their day to day needs. 

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Bollywood music for Hindu Benevolent Fund Raising

Please find attached your invitation to attend a Bollywood Musical Extravaganza hosted by Hindu Council of Australia  and Bandeesh Group- “LOVE YOU ZINDAGI”

Let us all join together and soak in the melodious memories of Bollywood hits , with the dynamic live orchestra by AKS – A musical reflection.

This event is in charity for the Hindu Benevolent fund – funds are used for people in need and for cyclone relief for the current disaster in Fiji. We thank our prime Sponsor  SUMO Group of Companies for their support.

Your contribution is only $30 per ticket and is inclusive of tea/ coffee and light dinner.

Details of the event 

Date : Saturday 19 May 2018

Time : 5:00 pm to 5:30

           ( tea/coffee + social networking)

            5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

           ( Love you Zindagi musical show )

            8:00 pm onwards

           ( Dinner )

Venue : Pacific Hills Christian School Performing Arts Centre, DURAL, NSW

You are all invited to join in and support this cause and use this opportunity to meet, greet, and enjoy the memories of some super hit Bollywood music.

For ticketing enquiries , contact  Bimal Joshi – 0430 157 679 OR Manishi Dave – 0419 573 328

You may buy the tickets online directly by using this link https://www.premiertickets.com.au/event/love-you-zindagi/

Click on the following links to see reviews of Past performances by the Bandeesh Group

https://www.facebook.com/Bandeesh/videos/402249703526569/

https://www.facebook.com/Bandeesh/videos/402247590193447/

https://www.facebook.com/Bandeesh/videos/402248296860043/

We thank you for your support and look forward to meeting you soon.

for – Hindu Benevolent Fund, Hindu Council of Australia

and Bandeesh Group

 

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HBF sends help to Fiji Cyclone victims

Fiji has been hit by a series of cyclones causing floods and havoc. Hindu Benevolent fund of Hindu Council of Australia issued an appeal for new clothes, bed sheets and shoes. There was an overwhelming response by the Hindu community in Sydney and many pallets of helpful goods were collected at Gateway Cafe. Sai Ji took charge of the goods and many volunteers came to help sort the goods and pack them ready for shipping.

The goods were dispatched to be sent to Fiji on the night of 18th April 2018.

Cash donations were also collected into Hindu Benevolent Fund (HBF) account and will be sent to Fiji to help pay for emergency food.

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