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The Arkansas Chapter of EKAM USA was founded in May 2020. Since then, EKAM Arkansas has raised funds for those in need, especially during the Covid 19 pandemic both locally and in India. Scroll to learn more about EKAM Little Rock.
Chapter Contacts: Arkansas Team
EKAM Little Rock chapter's annual meeting for 2023!
Songs for the Soul performances at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Institute on June 21st 2023.
EKAM Little Rock made 142 PBJ sandwiches to donate to Our House and Salvation Army centers on July 8th 2023.
Little Rock EYAs raised funds of $140 by selling Cookies, Brownies, Lemonade and Mango Lassi at the Friends of India Mother's Day event!
Little Rock Tornado Relief -
Little Rock EKAM EYAs and parents collected and donated non-perishable food items, clothes, baby food and baby supplies, water, towels, and socks to the Little Rock city at the Murray Fire Station to be donated to those impacted by the deadly EF3 Tornadoes occurred on March 31st 2023.
Little Rock EKAM EYAs and parents sponsored a total of 90 medical kits ($1350) to be donated to kids and adults with cerebral palsy and spinal cord injuries at Hope4Spandana. Each kit lasts a month for each patient.
EKAM LR collaborated with Friends of India organization in Little Rock and did Bake and Art sale at Highland Valley Church. Raised over $200 from bake sale and over $100 from art sale.
EKAM Little Rock EYA Khushi Patil conducted a product drive to collect items for supporting Little Rock Central High School's Syrian Emergency Task Force.
EYAs and their parents volunteering at Arkansas Food Bank
Little Rock EYA parents Neelima Aravind and Jyothi Kalyan sponsored text books for 10 sets of text books for 6, 7, and 8th grade kids at St. Meesum Mission High School. by donating $300.
EYA Shubhi & her mom bought groceries, cooked & served breakfast items to the battered women shelter at Salvation Army on 1/8/2023
EKAM Little Rock EYAs performed their first "Songs For The Soul" performances at local Nursing Homes! Led by EYA Disha Ram.
EKAM Little Rock EYAs helped organize breakfast seva at OurHouse shelter on 12/18/2022, prepared and served 100 breakfast bags at the OurHouse shelter.
EYAs also collected and donated clothes to local organizations. 191 clothes were donated to Little Rock Compassion Center, 175 to Darcus House and 52 clothes to Missionaries of Charity on 12/19/2022. They also collected and donated 267 clothes to Darcus House and Salvation Army on 12/22/2022.
Songs for the Soul performance Dates and Locations. EKAM Little Rock EYAs performing at local nursing homes and rehab centers to share their art with people who need it the most & to bring together a community to heal musically.
EKAM Little Rock organized a book drive across multiple schools in Little Rock and collected over 615 books for the AR Kids Read holiday giveaway. We still have more books to donate again soon!
Thank you AR Kids Read for the opportunity to donate books for a great cause. We hope the kids enjoy reading these books!
EKAM Little Rock EYC, Ananya Uddanti raised funds on her online Etsy store selling handmade jewelry and sponsored for the education of two girls in Nuzvid, Andhra Pradesh, India through the collaboration of EKAM USA and UpliftAChild organizations. She loves talking to them on video calls and built a relationship with them.
EKAM Little Rock EYAs, Anya Rao and Diya Rao sponsored for the education of four boys in Tuni, Andhra Pradesh India through the collaboration of EKAM USA and Uplift A Child organizations. Anya used the money she raised from her baking project during COVID times (baked cakes and macarons and sold them in community) to sponsor these kids' education.
EKAM Little Rock EYAs and parents participated in a cookout at Little Rock Compassion Center on Nov 20th to cook and serve food for 150 people.
EKAM Little Rock EYAs made 100 breakfast (Peanut butter jelly sandwiches, fruit and a homemade dessert with a handwritten card) bags in coordination with Sai Center and served breakfast at OurHouse shelter.
EKAM Little Rock EYAs made peanut butter sandwiches in coordination with Sai Center to be distributed for homeless living at OurHouse shelter.
EKAM Little Rock EYAs are organizing a book drive for ARKidsRead. Please see the flyers for more details.
EKAM USA, Little Rock Chapter sponsored 27 prosthetic limbs ($1620) to those in need in the remote areas of Asifabad Dist and Nellore of Andhra Pradesh and also in Tamilnadu to help them establish livelihood and live a normal life style.
A total of 150 limbs were donated by all the chapters of EKAM USA.
ACT Bootcamp For
Towel Drive for Our House
Valentine Care Kits and Cards
MAA ILLU Orphanage Birthday Celebration
Women Leaders of Tomorrow:
Volunteer Tutoring for Women of Afghanistan
EKAM USA College Preparation Webinar
Calling ALL Students (Grades 8-12) for EKAM USA College Application Webinar
with practical advice, from students of several colleges and multiple fields
covering ALL aspects and deep-diving into specific majors
Please Share with ALL your friends and school groups
Registration: June 16th, 2022
(zoom link will only be sent to those who register)
$30 for up to 3 Family Members; All Funds will be used to benefit children with medical needs though EKAM USA nonprofit
DATE OF WEBINAR:
3-5pm CST, June 18th, 2022