Raising Funds for V-Excel Educational Trust

About me

I am a theoretical physicist by profession and running has been my hobby for more than a decade. For the past two years, as a part of my run at the Chennai Marathon, I have been raising funds for V-Excel Educational Trust who work with differently abled children/young adults and help them live a life as close to normal as possible. As someone who grew up with someone

This year, I am running ran 20 miles at the Chennai Marathon on January 6, 2019 (Result) and the full marathon at the Delhi Marathon on February 24, 2019. I wish to raise money for V-Excel Educational Trust for the third year in a row. My target, as always, is to get at least 100 people to contribute to the cause without worrying about the precise amount donated.

If you are interested, here is my Training Plan for the Delhi Marathon.

About V-Excel Educational Trust

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V-Excel Educational Trust, Chennai, India and its sister non-profit, Academic Concepts, Inc. in NJ, USA have been providing resources, education, therapy and other lifespan services for individuals with special needs in India. V-Excel Educational Trust has serviced around 68,000 special children with conditions like Autism, Mental Retardation, Down’s syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADD/ADHD), Behavioral Issues, Emotional Disorders, Dyslexia and other developmental disabilities. The distinguishing feature of V-Excel is the vast range of services we offer for children with special needs – counseling, assessment, awareness generation, early intervention, special school, different specialized therapies, rural outreach programs, parent support group, professional workshops, teacher training, and vocational support.

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How to Donate

I would like you to send me an email after you make a donation. You can reach me at suresh.govindarajan$@$gmail.com.

From within India (and elsewhere)

You can donate from V-Excel's website.

Mention Suresh Govindarajan fundraiser under cause. Don't use any special characters!

From North America

You will be donating to Academic Concepts Inc and that can be done in three ways:

  1. Donate Online through Network for Good. You may need to create a login id with them. Sorry about it.
  2. Send a check to Academic Concepts, 33 Pine Street, East Brunswick, NJ 08816 USA Tel: (732) 619-7944 (Rakesh Parikh)
  3. Do a direct bank transfer or send an eCheque from a donor's bank account

Account Name: Academic Concepts, Inc.
Bank Name: Bank of America, 2 Talmadge Road, Edison, NJ 08817
Account Number: 09415241464
Routing Number: 021200339

Remark: Academic Concepts is a registered Section 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations made to Academic Concepts in the USA are fully tax deductible under the rules provided by the IRS. Their Tax ID number is 22-3632715.

Problems or Issues with donating

If you had a problem, let me know. I will get in touch with V-Excel and get back to you.

(Incomplete) list of donors

I am attempting to compile a list of donors. I get info about donations within India but not (yet) from those done via Academic Concepts(indicated by a * below). So this list is partial.

  1. Arundhathi Krishnan
  2. Gerald Martin Joseph
  3. Neena Veni Mohan
  4. Bhanu Ramesh*
  5. Sumit Dey
  6. TU Dinesh
  7. Ashish George*
  8. Koushik Balasubramanian*
  9. Sutapa Samanta
  10. G. K. Suraishkumar
  11. Ashwin Joy
  12. Suheim Sheik
  13. Narayanan Muthuswamy
  14. Dileep K
  15. Sharmila Balamurugan
  16. Hanuma Kumar
  17. R V Guha*
  18. Nalini Ganapati*
  19. James Libby
  20. Anupama Srini
  21. Poornima Padmanabhan*
  22. P K Vishnu
  23. V Balakrishnan
  24. Gautam Belday*
  25. Ayan Mukhopadhyay
  26. Srinivas Sampathkumaran*
  27. Balaji
  28. Pranesh AR
  29. Preeti Aghalayam
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