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Bedford, MA 01730

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    Friday October 22nd

    Desai Foundation
    Thank you so much for attending Diwali on the Hudson and celebrating with us! We are so glad to have finally been able to re-connect with everyone after so long. Your support will go a long way in elevating the lives of the women and children we serve in rural India. Thank you!Couldn’t make it? You can still support our mission by donating! You can also enter the raffle for some amazing prizes by texting ‘DIWALIHUDSON21’ to 76278. The festivities don’t end here! Be sure to check out the amazing line-up of shorts, documentaries, and feature films coming to you at the NYC South Asian Film Festival, from October 22-24!Photo credits: J'adore Andy Photography.#diwali #diwali2021 #doth2021 #diwalionthehudson ... See MoreSee Less
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    Friday October 22nd

    Desai Foundation
    The global pandemic has given us a renewed appreciation for friends, family and colleagues - as well as the knowledge that the work of The Desai Foundation is more important than ever. Thank you all for attending and making this night so special!Find all the Photobooth pictures and GIFs here: https://jadoreandy.client-gallery.com/gallery/doth2021/partyPhoto credits: J'adore Andy Photography ... See MoreSee Less
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    Wednesday October 20th

    Desai Foundation
    TONIGHT! A couple reminders:

➡️ Be sure to have your vaccination proof ready at the door. ➡️ If you can't attend, you can still enter the raffle: Text ‘DIWALIHUDSON21’ to 76278➡️ You can file your credit card in advance to save time at check-in! Visit diwalihudson21.givesmart.com for instructions.
Doors open at 7pm. We can’t wait to see you there! .#diwali #diwali2021 #doth2021 #diwalionthehudson ... See MoreSee Less
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    Monday October 18th

    Desai Foundation
    THIS WEEK! It’s not too late to save your spot: diwalihudson21.givesmart.comJoin us for NYC’s premier Diwali event happening this Wednesday to celebrate the Festival of Lights and support our communities in rural India. You will get to enjoy: ➡️ Entertainment from Falu, Resistance Revival Chorus, Ashni Davé, and Caleb Spaulding
➡️ Open bar and delicious Indian street food
➡️ An exciting raffle with TWO grand prizes And so much more! 
.#diwali #diwali2021 #diwalionthehudson #nyc #festivaloflights ... See MoreSee Less
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    Friday October 15th

    Desai Foundation
    It’s World Handwashing Day! Today we highlight the significance of the role hand hygiene plays in health and safety for the collective public. We know this is more important than ever! At the Desai Foundation, we have been teaching hygiene education for over a decade in hundreds of schools in rural India.  Learn more about these programs and how you can get involved at thedesaifoundation.org/our-works.
#globalhandwashingday #handhygiene #health #hygiene #education #india #covid19 ... See MoreSee Less
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