Media Alert Bollywood Goes to Washington Global India Fund Gala to Inspire Philanthropic Giving

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The Global India Fund is a 501c3 that supports innovative nonprofit organizations committed to inspiring global philanthropy. This year's gala on Friday, November 6th will announce 30 new NGO partnerships that will help expand the opportunity for empowered giving. Featured speakers include Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia and Kate Roberts, founder of YouthAids and Five & Alive.

We must become the change we want to see.

The Global India Fund is a 501c3 that supports innovative nonprofit organizations committed to inspiring global philanthropy. This year's gala on Friday, November 6th will announce 30 new NGO partnerships that will help expand the opportunity for empowered giving. Featured speakers include Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia and Kate Roberts, founder of YouthAids and Five & Alive.

Who: The Global India Fund (GIF), founded in 2007, is a 501c3 charitable organization that inspires global philanthropy. GIF strives to change the way people contribute by providing secure and transparent giving options to both individual and corporate donors.

Featured Speakers:    
Kate Roberts, Founder, YouthAIDS and Five & Alive
Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia
Dr. Amita Vyas, Founder, Global India Fund

What: This year's gala marks a major expansion in GIF's efforts to improve health and save lives in India.

Thirty new NGO partnerships will be announced, significantly expanding the opportunity for empowered giving. This will allow U.S. donors to directly help those most in need in India by allowing for tax-exempt donations to trusted and accountable organizations.

Why: An opportunity to meet prominent philanthropists and activists in the philanthropic community to raise awareness about the health challenges affecting communities in India.

When: November 6, 2009, 7:30 p.m.

Where: The National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, Washington, DC

Contact: To attend and report on the gala, or to interview the featured speakers, please contact:

Pallavi Kumar    
202.489.7269
http://www.globalindiafund.org

"We must become the change we want to see." - Mahatma Gandhi

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