Food for Life Annamrita receives Best Club Partner NGO Award

Radhakrishna Das (2nd from right) receiving award on behalf of FFL Annamrita

The Rotary Club of Bombay Mid-Town honoured FFL Global affiliate, ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF) with PP Mohan Shahani Trophy for the “Best Club Partner NGO”, appreciating its contribution to the underprivileged children. Rotary president, Mr. James Brunner handed the award to Dr. Radhakrishna Das, Administrative Advisor of ISKCON Food Relief Foundation.

Acting Continuously for Hunger Eradication – Annapurna Day

As the Rotary Club year began on 1st July, Rotary Districts across India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan celebrated the day as “Annapurna Day.” Annapurna is a Sanskrit name which literally means “full of food” (feminine form), but is normally translated as Goddess of the Harvests. In Hinduism, Annapurna is “… the universal and timeless kitchen-goddess … the mother who feeds. Without her there is starvation, a universal fear: This makes Annapurna a universal goddess

The Food for Life Annamrita project, under the management of IFRF joined hands with various clubs in Rotary Districts 3140 by providing meals to 6820 underprivileged children in various slums of Mumbai.

ISKCON Relief Foundation’s Food for Life Annamrita project is the premier project amongst FFL Global’s international family of affiliates. 

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About IFRF

ISKCON Food Relief Foundation (IFRF) believes in providing children with the right nutrition to support their education. IFRF’s Food for Life Annamrita program is based on the belief that ‘you are what you eat’. Therefore one nutritious meal a day brings thousands of children to school. You can help every child in India get an education, if someone can donate that one wholesome meal. Presently IFRF serves over 1,300,000 meals daily from their 20 kitchens across 8 states in India.

Imbued with a spiritual ambience in their hi-tech kitchens, the Food for Life Annamrita meals nourish the body, mind and soul alike. 

ISKCON Food Relief Foundation is a not-for-profit, non-religious, non-sectarian public charitable trust formed on April 23, 2004 and registered under the Bombay Public Trusts Act, 1950.

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Paul Turner

Paul Turner co-founded Food for Life Global in 1995. He is a former monk, a veteran of the World Bank, entrepreneur, holistic life coach, vegan chef, and author of 6 books, including, FOOD YOGA, 7 maxims for soul happiness.

MR. Turner has traveled to 72 countries over the last 35 years helping to establish Food for Life projects, train volunteers, and document their success.

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