Thursday, September 23, 2010

Upcoming Events in September!

Delhi
Toybank Delhi is gearing up for it's second distribution event in Delhi/NCR!. We will be distributing toys to children from Pankhudi Foundation. The toys were collected and wrapped through a collection drive in August in all the IBM offices in Delhi/NCR.

Details of the event:
Date and Time : Sunday, Sep 26th, 2010, 10 AM - 1 PM
Venue (Click on link to open the google maps).
No of Children: 45 (aged between 4 -14 years)

10 AM - 11 AM: Volunteer Orientation
11 AM - 1 PM: Fun events with children followed by toy distribution.
    
Directions to reach the location: Venue is on NH2 from Lajpat Nagar/Ashram to Faridabad/Mathura route.
1. If you are coming from Nehru Place:
  • Take the Modi mill flyover and take the 2nd left turn on the flyover towards Faridabad/Apollo Hospital.
  • Cross the Sukhdev Vihar bus terminal on your right. From the first red light at CRRI take a U turn(if you are driving).
  • Cross the gas station on your left and the slum comes after that.
2. If you are coming from Ashram Chowk:
  • Take the turn to Faridabad,you will reach the Sukhdev Vihar bus terminal directly.
  • Pass CRRI and take a U Turn from the first red light & move towards Ring road
  • You will see a CNG petrol Pump on left side. Venue is around 50m from there on your left.
  • Exact venue is around 5 mins from Harkesh Nagar where the kids go to school,around 100 me from their slum area. The slums are opposite the CRRI building on the other side of the road.

Public Transport Hints
Use Delhi Metro to reach the venue on time. The nearest metro station to the venue is AIIMS.

Please confirm your presence by replying to delhi@toybank.org by Fri Sept 24th.

Bangalore
Toybank Bangalore is back in action. After reaching out to children from Good Neighbors India in Aug to celebrate our 6th anniversary, our volunteers meet up this Sunday to wrap the toys donated by Walt Disney's 'Donate a Toy, Spread some Joy' campaign in July.

Please be there and help us reach out to many more children in and around Bangalore!

Agenda:
1. Introduction to new volunteers about Toybank and it's activities.
2. Toy Wrapping Session

Date and Time : Sunday, Sep 26th, 12 PM

Address: Navgati
Apartment 203, Reach for the Sky
184, 9th cross
Indiranagar I Stage, Bangalore 560038

Directions to Navgati's office:
1. Reach the 100 Ft road in Indiranagar. Move past the CMH Road junction.
2. Just before Domino's Pizza, take a left turn.
3. On this road take the 3rd left, just before Kerala Niketan High School.
4. The fourth building on the left is Reach for the Sky.
5. Go to Navgati's office in this building.

Please confirm your presence by replying to bangalore@toybank.org by Fri Sept 24th.

3 comments:

DiDo said...

nothing in mumbai???

Plz update us about the mumbai events in the blog itself... Atleast we'l come ot knw about the upcoming events :)

Toybank India said...

Hello Dido

We had events in Mumbai in Aug (available on the blog) and 1st week of September (yet to be updated on the blog). We have more events coming up.

If you wish to volunteer please drop in an email to mail@toybank.org or simply leave us your details on http://www.toybank.org/site/contact.aspx

DiDo said...

I've already done that a few months back.. jst waiting for ur mail :)