SANKARA EYE FOUNDATION PARTNERS WITH SIKH TV CHANNEL
A fundraising Charity Gala will be held on Saturday 20th November 2010 at Park Inn Hotel, Heathrow from 7.00pm till late. All the proceeds from this event will go towards building a new state-of-the-art eye hospital in Punjab, India. The main focus for raising money at this event will be a charity auction. Sikh TV will be filming the event and airing on Sikh TV - Sky channel 848.
Gurpreet (SEFE committee member and event manager) said Our partnership with Sikh TV will help us to maximise the opportunity for promoting Focus Punjab project and the vision of Sankara Eye Foundation, it will also increase the profile Sankara Eye Foundation on a national and international level, we also wish to create a sustainable ongoing partnership with Sikh TV.
Focus Punjab Project: SEF’s next big project is Focus Punjab. The vision is to set up a state of art Eye hospital in Ludhiana Punjab. In fact the project is well under way and on the 4th March 2010 the registration was completed for a 2-acre plot of land on the Ferozepur Road in Ludhiana, Punjab, India.
"Sikh TV is proud to be the media partner for Sankara Eye Foundation. We are delighted to be working closely with fully supporting the Sankara Eye Foundation project ‘Focus Punjab’ once the hospital is up and running, it will benefit many Panjabi families with eye based in Punjab by conducting free eye surgeries and it’s a fantastic opportunity for us to further strengthen our connection with our audiences all over the world. Says Gursevk Singh Shergill Director of Sikh TV
Sankara Eye Foundation Europe is a non-profit organisation based in London that works in partnership with Sankara Eye Care Institutions (SECI), India, towards eradicating curable blindness in India including construction of state of the art free eye hospitals and conducting free eye surgeries. SEF is dedicated to providing free community eye care through its affiliate, Sankara Eye Care Institutions in India. The charity was launched in 2004 and in run entirely by a group of committed and devoted volunteers.
We all understand the importance of having healthy eyes and the ability to see things around us which is required for every small task we do. By closing your eyes for a few seconds you will soon realise the reality faced by millions of people in India. However you can help to make this reality a distant memory for millions.
Only your donations can make this possible! Join the SEFE movement and be a part of the FREE Specialty Eye Care Hospital in Punjab!
For Media enquiries, tickets, donations, sponsorship and further information, please contact Gurpreet Sanghera: