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Wearing Saree

Open to all ages, gender, races, identities and abilities.
Registration is free. Event is family friendly.
Saree encouraged/optional
Gently used sarees will be made available on the day of for a small donation.

Join us on May 19th not only for the joy of the run but also in contributing to a future where every girl has access to education and the opportunity to fulfill her dreams.

Why the Saree Run?

The Saree Run embodies the limitless spirit of women. Our grandmothers once walked miles in sarees, driven by dreams of becoming athletes and attaining a quality education. Today, having come a long way in our transformation, we ask: why not make the Saree mainstream, breaking free from limitations?

Purpose of the Run:

The primary objective of the Saree Run is to raise funds to support girls’ education and other crucial women’s initiatives. Here’s how we aim to achieve this: while the run itself is free for all participants, we encourage each participant to leverage their networks, spread the word, and actively seek donations. In the past two years, with 150 to 200 participants, we successfully raised a total of $25,000. This year, our goal is even more ambitious – aiming to raise an additional $15,000.

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Beneficiary Organizations

This year we are asking for donations to support two charities that support Women’s Education. 100% of your donations will go towards these two charities, as well as the local nonprofits Desis of Doylestown and Arva Yoga.

Shiksha Nidhi Merit Scholarship is designed for students in significant need of financial aid to complete their primary and secondary education. This scholarship will fund students who live in the district of Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Currently an area that is not supported by international or national nonprofit organizations. Donations will support girls' education from 6th-12th grade. Learn more at https://www.shikshanidhi.org/ 

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Founded in 1976, A Woman’s Place (AWP) is the only domestic violence community benefit organization in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. AWP provides a full range of programs and services to individuals experiencing domestic violence, their children, and the community. Learn more at https://awomansplace.org/

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Donate toward this cause today!

Arva Yoga is a registered public charity under Section 501(c)3 of Internal Revenue Code  and Federal Tax ID: 86-1468955. Your contributions are tax-deductible!  Scan or click on the QR code below.

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Sponsor Organizations

For the third year in a row, Arva Yoga is thrilled to partner with Desis of Doylestown to sponsor the Saree Run. We have had tremendous support from you over the past two years and we hope to continue to receive your love in form of participation, donation and sharing our event so that it reaches maximum number of people!

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Desis of Doylestown is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization for Social Change. Based out of Doylestown with members who live throughout Bucks and Montgomery county, Desis of Doylestown hosts many events throughout the year to celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. Learn more at https://desisofdoylestown.org/

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Arva Yoga is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers free and accessible yoga and wellness related workshops for the community. With Free, Live, Online sessions that can be attended by anybody around the world Arva Yoga hopes to help one soul at a time! This year we are announcing a Yoga Scholarship during the Saree Run event. Learn more  at https://www.arvayoga.org/

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Arva Yoga 2024 Scholarship

In 2024, Arva Yoga will sponsor Scholarship for a woman student who is passionate about Yoga and Wellness and giving back to the community. The goal of this scholarship would be cover the entire expense for YTT RYT 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Certification Course. This is aligned with our mission of Arva Yoga and with the theme of UN's Woman's day #InvestInWomen.

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