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 www.membersproject.com (which is also linked to from www.americanexpress.com). 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.