Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon has assumed a stature of eminence, being the largest single charity and philanthropic sporting event in India. Each year, more than 200 NGOs participate in the event and raise funds for their respective organizations. Many participants use the event as a reason to give back to their society and the underprivileged. The run is on Sunday, January 18.
Dr. Madhu Shankar G: “Education is the key to many doors. It empowers people, it breaks down shackles, it gives wings to dreams, it encourages dreams, it fosters independence. Education is the answer to lots of social problems we are facing now. I am a medico who is on the run. Child education has always been a cause close to my heart as I always believe change has to come at grass root level.” Read further on Dr. Madhu Shankar’s fundraising page
Dr. Prahalathan KK: “I am one the co-founders of Bhumi. I am running in the 10KM run at the Republic Day Half Marathon in Chennai to raise five lakhs for Bhumi. For every lakh I raise for our cause I pledge to be stay vegetarian for a month.” Read further on Dr.Prahalathan’s fundraising page