This special Fundraiser is a local event that aims to benefit charities focused on women's education!
Over the past two years, we have raised over $20,000 and all proceeds went toward charities focused on women's education.
Arva Yoga hosted the Saree Run event in partnership with Desis of Doylestown
Highlights of Saree Run 2023
NEWS COVERAGE OF SAREE RUN 2022
We are humbled to be covered by various media outlets recognizing the impact of this event on the community. The Borough of Doylestown's recognition of Arva Yoga's contribution to the local community is the cherry on top!
Check out the various news articles by clicking the links below. The event was a very successful one with over 250 runners in our inaugural run!
SAREE RUN/WALK (1K/3K)
Last Sunday of March at Doylestown Central Park, PA
Brought to you by Arva Yoga and Desis of Doylestown
"Saree, also called as ‘Sari’ may be a fashionable garment now, but it started from being a humble drape used by women thousands of years ago. The origin of the drape or garment similar to the sari can be traced back to the Indus Valley Civilization, which came into being 2800-1800 BC in northwest India. Typically, the length is between 3.5 to 9 yards and can be worn in many ways that define its versatility and beauty. It is a symbol of the heritage, culture, and identities of a Desi Women
We ask you to run in a Saree as our mothers, sisters, aunts, grandmothers, great grandmothers have run in these garments before us. Join us to challenge a misconception that you can't run in a Saree." - Blurb on our event page in 2022.
This was the first Saree Run of it's kind in the USA...and we thank each and everyone who came out to join us in making history, right here in Doylestown PA!
The majority of the overall proceeds were split between the 3 women's education charities we selected to fund specific programs. Learn more about these non-profit organizations below.