The 10th Anniversary of LDSF Day 2023 was held on 11th February in Hotel Attide, Yelahanka. Lions District 317F Service Foundation operates under the banner of Lions International District 317F. On this occasion, they showcased the currently running service projects of LDSF along with the upcoming projects. Lion K Vamsidhar Babu pmjf – International Director, was the Chief Guest, and the Chairperson of LDSF 317F – Lion C K Manohar Nambiar pmjf was the presiding officer, along with District Governor Lion B S Rajashekharaiah pmjf and 2nd Vice District Governor Lion C M Narayanaswamy mjf as Guests of Honour.
Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust along with Prashanthi Balamandir Trust and Sri Sathya Sai Sarla Memorial Hospital participated in the event. Mr. Anand K Kadali – Executive Secretary & Trustee, Mr. Sai Prasad Ivaturi – Trustee and Treasurer, Mr. Jayaprakash Tallam – Trustee of the Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust along with Mr. Ashimavo Dutta – Chief Financial Officer – Sri Sathya Sai Sarla Memorial Hospital were present for the event. Many partner organizations and foundations like Synamedia, Horizons, Sirva, BGRS, ZEISS, and the Association of People With Disabilities associated with Lions also participated in the event.
Mr. Anand K Kadali – Executive Secretary & Trustee – Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust spoke on the occasion about how the association with Lions International started with Annapoorna Trust in serving the rural children of Doddaballapur, Chikkaballapur, and Bengaluru North for 2477 children across 26 schools from June 2022. This would soon be expanded to 5000 children in the vicinity. This association and trust with Lions Club International, has now led to joining hands with many more upcoming projects in the field of Nutrition, Healthcare, and Education in association with the Sathya Sai Group of Institutions. He also highlighted about the SaiSure Multi-Nutrient Health mix which has made a difference to the school-going children by providing them with much-needed nutrition during their growing age. These acts of goodness and warmth of Annapoorna Trust have catapulted the support of many like-minded individuals and institutions, and is now able to serve more than 1.2 million children across 23 states and 3 Union territories.
The event ended with felicitation to partner organizations and foundations along with individuals who had contributed towards the cause of upliftment of society, followed by dinner.