Help Feed 1 Million Children

As many of you know, R and I have been longtime supporters of The Akshaya Patra Foundation.  Akshaya Patra feeds almost 1 million children across India for $28 per child per year.  Many of these children are encouraged to attend school because this is their only meal of the day. 

Akshaya Patra has made it into the final 5 of American Express’ Members Project.  They are eligible to win up to $1.5 million but are currently in fifth place.  Please vote – the deadline is Monday, October 13, 2008. This last round of voting is limited to American Express card members. If you are an American Express card member:

  • Visit (which is also linked to from Our project is titled “Feeding 1 Million Children Daily
  • Click on “Log In” in the top right hand corner
  • Enter your log in information (same information for viewing your American Express card account
  • Click on our project “Feeding 1 Million Children Daily
  • Click on the “Vote For This Project” link
  • Once you have voted, you will see a message thanking you for voting.
You can learn more about Akshaya Patra at

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