Thursday, February 11, 2016

Let Your Feet Do the Giving

Let Your Feet Do the Giving
~ Register for Footsteps4Good and donate the fee to an NGO of your choice ~

Mumbai, January 11, 2016: Footsteps4Good, the run for charity, is back with its fifth instalment in Mumbai. Scheduled to be held on Sunday, February 7th 2016, 6:30 am onwards. Footsteps4Good is organised by the Mumbai chapter of British Business Group and supported by the British Deputy High Commission and will take place at Bandra Kurla Complex. Participants can sign up for the 10km run or 5km walk by donating as little as INR 2,000 directly to any registered charity/NGO of their choice. There are over 2o NGOs listed on the Footsteps4Good website. The marathons/walkathons will be flagged off by famous TV actress, model and anchor Tara Sharma.
Started in 2011 by Jill Beckingham, wife of the Ex British Deputy High Commissioner Peter Beckingham, as a charity fundraising walkathon, Footsteps4Good aims to give back to the community through the money that is raised by employee engagement, as well as encouraging citizen participation to empower the society. RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland), Reliance, Tata, HSBC, China Light & Power and Cox & Kings are the sponsors for this initiative.
Speaking about the initiative Rachel Wawn, Volunteer Producer, Footsteps4Good, said “We are pleased to announce the fifth instalment of our charity fundraiser event. Through our association with this event, we intend to bring together good people and good causes and help make a difference to the lives of the less fortunate. Footsteps4Good is one of a kind initiative where any donation made is transacted directly to the NGO of the donor’s choice making this initiative reliable and dependable. With this initiative we aim to motivate people to aspire for and accomplish a larger purpose in their daily existence – one of social good and well-being.”
Footsteps4Good has partnered with over 20 charities this year. Participants can sign up by either choosing to support one of these or any other NGO of their choosing. Participants can collect their running bib on February 4 & 6, 2016 from 3A, Valmiki, Next to Pharmacy College, Sunder Nagar, Kalina and on February 5, 2016 from Paragon Charitable Trust, I-11/12 Paragon Centre, Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Worli. This event is open to all, provided they have donated to their chosen charity. Prizes for the fastest 3 men and 3 ladies will be a donation to an NGO of their choice.
So log on to Footsteps4good to register today itself and be a part of this noble endeavour!
About Footsteps4Good
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