Shikhar Dhawan Foundation Pre Launch Event
There are many social causes or issues that affect society and a country as a whole. India suffers from a host of social issues that highlight the different experiences of rural and urban sectors. The Shikhar Dhawan Foundation is founded with the aim to eradicate social issues like hunger, poverty, education, and many more which form the core of our society. Our beloved Founder Mr 𝗦𝗵𝗶𝗸𝗵𝗮𝗿 𝗗𝗵𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗻 has taken up this noble initiative with the core idea of giving back to society for immense love and affection he has received from across the country. We are an enthusiastic non-profit organization aspiring to sow the seeds of prosperity and happiness across the globe through collaborative efforts. Our aim and ambition are to serve people, reduce inequalities and empower marginalized groups through effective facilitation of community-based services. The foundation is planning to adopt 11 NGOs and work on campaigns to spread awareness regarding issues related to providing quality education, hunger eradication, job creation, poverty, eradication of illiteracy, and other issues. Strategic measures will be adopted for the upliftment of the communities and their welfare.
Recently, on the 16th of March 2022, we held our pre-launch event at Andaz Delhi, A Concept by Hyatt which was covered by prestigious media houses and attended by some notable and distinguished guests such as Shri. 𝗕𝗵𝗮𝗴𝘄𝗮𝗻𝘁𝗵 𝗞𝗵𝘂𝗯𝗮, Honourable Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, New and Renewable Energy in the Government of India, Mr Aman Gupta- Co-Founder and CMO at boAt Lifestyle, 𝗜𝗔𝗦 𝗔𝗯𝗵𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗲𝗸 𝗦𝗶𝗻𝗴𝗵 and others. The pre-launch event was a huge success with the exemplary performances of Artist Vilas Nayak, Sitar Maestro Soumitra Thakur, and Flute Maestro 𝗥𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝗥𝗮𝗷𝗽𝘂𝘁.
The keynote speakers – Mr 𝗦𝗵𝗶𝗸𝗵𝗮𝗿 𝗗𝗵𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗻, the Indian-international cricketer and the founder of the foundation also quotes, “Aap sabke support aur aashirwad se Shikhar Dhawan Foundation har saal 11 naye NGOs ko adopt aur incubate karegi jo alag causes ko represent karenge. Yeh ek humari cricket team jaisi banegi jisko hum coach ki tarah support karenge, aur hum sab saath grow karenge. Main aur meri team in sab NGOs ka face bankar ek saal ke liye inhe support karenge. Shikhar Dhawan Foundation dwaara yeh meri ek chhoti si shuruvaat hai jisse main zaroorat mand logon ke kaam aa saku aur kuch badlaav la saku”.
Dr. Kanika Dewan, Director – Impact & Strategy,SDF quotes, “service before self has always been my success mantra. I derive pride knowing that I could make a difference to the society, towards someone’s life and uplift it for the good”.
Mr. Amitesh Shah, CEO, Da One Group, also states that “This journey that we are set to begin with has developed from a larger vision of our love towards Shikhar Dhawan- a sportsperson, a philanthropist, a business person and as an entertainer”.
Overall, the vision and mission of SDF were applauded and appreciated by the invitees and gave the required boost to the organization to rise with flying colors through support and donations coming across from well-wishers of the organization!
We, the Shikhar Dhawan Foundation believes that all and every individual can affect social change and talking about social issues is the start of the process. Discussing and spreading awareness about social issues help create a better understanding of the problems regarding the root cause and nature of these issues. The SDF is established with an aim to bring change and help prevent social issues and would be devoted to the common good.