NEW YORK (TIP): In an unprecedented and powerful demonstration of their commitment to humanitarian values such as kindness, empathy and respect, individuals from the South Asian American community, leaders from local non-profit organizations and non-governmental organizations serving that community, and elected and other public and community officials joined forces this Sunday, November 17th to celebrate, embrace, support and further the goals of unite4:good (www.unite4good.org) in collaboartion with USIN Celebrations (www.usincelebrations.org) Designed to create a worldwide environment of positivity, inspire giving, promote charitable engagement, compassion and empathy while fostering a stronger sense of community, unite4:good is a revolutionary new global movement for humanity.
The movement unites people, companies, media organizations, and non-profits committed to acts of kindness, utilizing new technologies, curricula, education, awareness events and empowering grants. Through the campaign, both global and local non-profits will be supported by increased activism, awareness and contributions,which will affect and benefit humanity on an international scale. The program on Sunday was sponsored by USIN Celebrations, a community organization co-founded by New York City District leaders Uma Sengupta and Roger Sen Gupta. It provides educational services, supports the arts, and creates awareness for and about the South Asian American and surrounding communities.
Those who attended the program included, amongst others, Congresswoman Grace Meng, NY Assemblymen Bill Scarborough, NYC Comptroller John Liu Amir Dossal, Chairman of the Global Partnership Forum, Akbar Poonawalla, Chairman of the Aga Khan Foundation for Northeast USA, Neal Modi, President of American Indian Association, Jake Gaiilin, Founder of Stars for Cars,Robert & Helene Browning , Former Founder of World Music Institute, Nicole Loffredo Founder of Back on feet, Gary Loffredo, Amber Creighton, Sofia Faleroni, Argia Coppola,Kuamr Kalantri, Samir Chaterjee, Rimli Roy of Surati, unite4:good founder and global philanthropist Anthony Melikhov as well as over 50 leaders of non-profit organizations. “We are honored to partner with USIN Celebrations to further the unite4:good mission in the South Asian American community,” said Melikhov. “Together,we will collaborate to create impactful programs that support this community and its residents.
The core principle of the unite4:good movement is based upon inspiring and empowering people to help others, so we can facilitate an overall shift towards kindness and empathy on a global scale.Working with this community is an important step towards creating a positive footprint around the world.” “The goal of our partnership with unite4:good is to bring transformative realization to the deserved people for unity, security, love, peace, positivity, innovation, self-recognition and self-respect in order to make a better place for all of humanity,” added Mrs.Uma Sengupta.
Mr. Dossal, chairman for Global Partnerships Forum, echoed these sentiments and praised Mr. Melikhov for his vision in creating unite4:good, noting, “Anthony Melikhov is a great humanitarian and it would be an honor to help further the great work his movement is doing and maybe share some ideas on smart philanthropy,which can bring real sustainability.” Added Mr.Roger Sen Gupta, “unite4:good has truly created a new paradigm in social responsibility and positivity that can, at its core, fundamentally change and improve the community structure in the United States and beyond.”