UST Global has partnered with “Adarsh Palm Retreat” (APR) Charitable Trust for its annual APR Marathon 2017. Held on December 3, the event raised Rs.50 lakh, including kind which will be used for social causes in the area of education and women empowerment.
The 7th edition of its flagship fundraising event, The APR Annual Marathon 2017, witnessed participation from over 2,000 residents of Adarsh Palm Retreat near Bellandur, and runners from all over Bengaluru. The amount raised will be used to improve the quality of life of underprivileged people in the areas of women empowerment, health and education. With a vision of “Transforming Lives”, UST Global has been associated with APR Marathon since 2013.
Speaking on the same, Sudhansu Panigrahi, GM & Center Head, Bengaluru, UST Global, said, “We are happy to extend our support to APR Charitable Trust for the fifth year in a row in their endeavour to improve the lives of underprivileged around Bellandur area in the city. At UST Global, we are committed to Transform Lives through various social and sustainable initiatives including health and education. Going beyond the ‘cheque writing’ approach, we encourage active involvement of our employees in contributing to various social initiatives. We thank all the UST Global employees who participated and made an impact towards this good cause.”
Also Govind Thirumalai, Founding Trustee, APR Charitable Trust, added, “We truly believe that all of us as a community need to come together to make an impact on the lives of the underprivileged. Our sincere gratitude to UST Global for joining hands with us year after year and helping us achieve our dreams.”