Brampton, September 11 (CINEWS): Recently ‘India Rainbow held a glitzy fund raising gala celebrating 30 years of service to Peel Regions newcomers and immigrant communities at the Pearson Convention Center. The gala was attended by well over 300 professionals, businessmen and other well-wishers.The theme of the event was “Changing Lives, Realizing Opportunities,” and was hosted by Huse Madhavji of ‘Saving Hope’ TV show and included
fusion entertainment. During the evening several testimonies were shared that demonstrated the importance of the work done by this charitable and accredited non-profit organization. The gathered supporters heard from a young woman who asked to remain anonymous as she had recently freed herself from an abusive relationship and credited the dedicated staff of India Rainbow for their tremendous assistance. The receptive audience also heard the experience of a Newcomer recently arrived from Africa; who was able to use the extensive Language and Employment programs at India Rainbow; to enhance her skills to the point where she was now fluent in English and is enjoying personal success. Each table at the event showcased beautiful floral center pieces specially created by the participants of India Rainbow’s Seniors Services Program.
To put it in perspective, India Rainbow offered English language training to over 5,000 clients, and over 9,000 units of settlement services in just last year. While 404 seniors were served in the Adult Day program, 297 individuals were provided with crisis management. The Family Services department performed over 3,000 hours of counselling services. Gurpreet Malhotra, Executive Director of the organization closed the evening by thanking the many networking partners who had worked with India Rainbow very closely for several years in championing the cause of empowerment and social justice in the Peel community. The agency has renewed its commitment to accountability and excellent service and is being put onto a clear path to growth and further success.