Friday, September 12, 2008

How to pay back when Yahoo Group benefits you?

Our Donation for Charity

This blog suggests few orgainsations, engaged in charity or some other good cause, where a member from lnt_southcity or prestige_shantiniketan yahoo groups can make the donation for posting classified advertisements on the yahoo group.


Omashram - An Old Age Home 

An old age home located very close to South City on Bannerghatta Road. Read about it at and read more details at the blog

You can donate them in person by visiting their facility. If you prefer online donation, you can do by transferring to their Canara Bank account. Details are at

Also, you have option to pass your donation to following residents of South City who will pass them to OMASHRAM.

Volunteers in Southcity
Name Details

Raguram Gopalan
Flat - B9-1203
Phone: 9945390912 / 41206062 /
xtn 6062.
Email: raguram_g *Y

Though Ragu is not associated with Omashram, he is volunteered for this cause. If you want to donate for Omashram, you can approach Ragu and give him your check or cash and he will take care of passing the same to them.
Pick up of donation from your home is not available.

Visit his blog "Thinking hearts" @




Add Value to Life - Brthya

An NGO involved in Education,Health services and Rural development in areas centered around Chennai. Read more about them at

The trust has an Indian Arm - Brthya and the donations are made in the name of that. You can send your contribution through check on their Chennai address or if you live in south city, contact Mr Parmeshwar directly.

Volunteers in Southcity
Name Details

K R Parmeshwar & Jaya Parmeshwar
Flat: B6-404
Phone: 9841074910 / 080 41206239
Email: paramesvarkr *G

The couple is closely connected to the NGO - "Add Value to Life" . They are acitve for the last 7 years and supported the financial need from own personal contribution. You can pass your donation thru check or cash to Mr and Mrs Parmeshwar. If you would like the donation to be picked up from your home, call them and the same can be done.




Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust

A trust working on saving our neighboring Puttenahalli Lake. You can read more about the this initiative at

Details for Electronic transfer :

If transfer is from abroad, the transferrer needs to have the swift code - SBININ BB423
For transfer within India ISSC code is SBIN 0004408
Branch name State Bank of India, RBI Layout, Bangalore 560078
SB Account no 31209228099 in the name of Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust

Cash/cheque donations are welcome too. Cheques could be posted to our registered office:
B3, 502, South City, Arekere Mico Layout, Off Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore 560 076.
FYI, We are applying for IT exemption under 80G.

Volunteers in Southcity
Name Details

Usha Rajagopalan
Flat: B3- 502
Phone: 080 4120 6057
Email: puttenahalli.lake *G

Usha Rajgopalan is writer who resides in South City. She is coordinator of "Save Our Lake Group" and Chairperson of "Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust". For handing over donation, you can contact her any time except 6pm to 7:30pm.
Due to limitation of time and manpower, pick up of donation from your home is not available.



Comments from User on this Initiative:
Appreciate this initiative. - Kishor Tilokani




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