For the cost of one yoga class, you can change a life.

 

YOUR DONATION’S IMPACT

 

Children at Deenabandhu Trust Home celebrated Krishna’s Birthday “Krishna Janmashtami” this week. With your support, YGB is sponsoring 30 children at this home who have absolutely no place to go. Chamarajangar, Karnataka, South India.

 

WE DON’T GIVE UP!

 

Pinki2.jpgManashi’s surviving daughters

 

Manashi’s story illustrates the importance of forming a group and the necessity and value of the kind of support born out of YGB’s “Sister Aid” microloan groups to survive their hardships without giving up.

Manashi and her husband lived on selling fish. Manashi’s husband was a drunkard who squandered what little money they had on drinking. In 2016, a social worker from YGB’s NGO partner Nishtha learned about Manashi’s situation and told her about YGB’s Sister Aid project, which provides micro loans for impoverished mothers and education funds for their young daughters. Manashi joined this program right away and her economic condition started to improve. Manashi often suffered with severe headaches and was diagnosed with a brain tumor… Read more 

 

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“Sister Aid” microloan recipients and NISHTHA Social Workers

 

Imagine if #OneMillionYogis got together?

 

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$25 a month can fund one micro loan group with
11 women members for a year.

 

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EXCITING NEWS

 


Annual Gala in Los Angeles Celebrates

 

11 Years of Giving Back!



 

If you are in Los Angeles area in October, please join us at our exciting Annual Gala, generously hosted again by YogaGlo in Santa Monica. This year’s Namaste Award will be presented to Premal Shah of Kiva.org. It is a special and intimate gathering with a wine/kombucha reception, sit-down Indian dinner, live Indian dance & music, silent and live auction. All guests receive generous gift bags including a one year membership from YogaGlo. Save your spot with an early bird ticket today.

YGB Annual Gala Fundraiser 

Photos from Gala 2017

 

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Please visit here for sponsorship opportunities and more information.

 

ANNOUNCING “AMBASSADORS OF THE YEAR”

 

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We are delighted to acknowledge Julee Yew-Crijns (London, UK) and Lauren Peterson (Los Angeles, USA) as “Ambassadors of the Year”, which will be presented at the Annual Gala. Julee became the first Ambassador in the U.K. in 2011 and has continued her annual fundraising efforts. She also inspired our first Seva Trip this January and coordinated this very successful trip. Lauren joined YGB five years ago and has been hosting YGB events every year. She also joined a special event in Tokyo in 2017, as well as taking part in this year’s Seva Trip to India. YGB is truly fortunate to have these most passionate Ambassadors who share YGB’s mission and work with their communities to make a life changing impact together.

 

WELCOME NEW AMBASSADORS

 

We are thrilled to have these new global supporters who are key to our campaign.

Adam Hocke, London, U.K., Jackson Lynch, Los Angeles, USA
Gumi Nakaguchi, Kyoto, Japan, and Emile Sorger, Philadelphia, USA

 

“ANNUAL PARTNERS”

 

Banyan Botanicals joins as YGB’s Annual Partner

We launched Annual Partners Program to invite corporations who truly share YGB’s mission and are delighted to have Banyan Botanicals inspire this initiative.

 

“At Banyan Botanicals, we are eternally grateful for the wisdom that flows from India, enlightening our lives. Being a supporter of Yoga Gives Back helps us give expression to this gratitude through the wonderful work they are doing to empower women from some of the poorest families in India. Through sharing our mutual gifts, we can all work together to create a healthier, happier world.”

~ Kevin Casey, CEO, Banyan Botanicals

 

 

MEET OUR GLOBAL #ONEMILLIONYOGIS

 


Ambassador Birgitte Kristen and Volunter Karin Korvin, Los AngelesSponsor Alice Liu, Café Gratitude Venice

Post your photo with #OneMillionYogis and tag @yogagivesback on Instagram. You might be featured in our next newsletter.

 

UPCOMING #ONEMILLIONYOGIS EVENTS

 

 

Friday, November 9: “Chuck Miller & Chad Hamrin Special Duo YGB Workshop”, AZIAM, Brentwood

Saturday, November 17: “DC Area YGB Annual Fundraiser”, Flow Yoga Center, Washington D.C.

 

 

Host just one event to share our mission with your community.

 

Thank you for your support planning and attending events. YOU are making a real difference one class at a time.