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R E G I O N 2355 Trellis Place, Richardson, TX 75081 972-699-3838 info@walktohelp.org www.walktohelp.org

Press Release
Contact: Dada Shubhacetanananda
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Phone: 214-315-0869
ANANDAMARGATO HOST WALK-A-THON TO SA LIVES IN INDIA VE Walk a mile-Save a life The Ananda Marga Dallas Region will host their annual walk-a-thon on Saturday, September 22 at T. W. Richardson Park in Irving, 333, Interstate 635, Irving, Texas. The event is an effort to help raise money to build charitable hospitals and medical programs in rural India. The event includes a 3-mile walk and a post-event fair with vendors and games for the entire family. FunAsia Radio is the exclusive media partner and Nkonyezi Nathifa Foundation is the co-sponsor of the Walk-A-Thon 2012. During the walk, anyone who receives a pledge of $50 or more will receive a free t-shirt and a bag of goodies. To register for the event visit the website: www.walktohelp.org. . Background: According to the UNICEF and USAID, in India: India has an estimated 220,000 children infected with HIV More than 2 million children die annually from preventable and curable infectious diseases Anemia affects 74 percent of children under the age of three; more than 90% of adolescent girls and 50 % of women are anemic Only 15% of mothers receive complete prenatal care

Only 34% of births take place in facilities; only 42 % are assisted by a health professional The Ananda Marga Charitable Hospital will be located in Varanasi, India and will provide Charitable health-care to a rural population of approximately 100,000 people living within a 25-mile radius.

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