HUGGS’ Fall Fundraiser was held on Thursday October 15th 2015 at Salam Bombay Restaurant in Downtown Vancouver. Over 100 guests attended and were treated to a magnificent buffet meal consisting of meat and seafood curries, vegetable dishes and several Indian breads. This was followed by a simple Indian dessert and Chai tea. Attendees included many long-term friends and donors of HUGGS’ as well as several new faces. Throughout the evening guests mingled and visited the silent auction to place bids on the generously donated items which included boat cruises, a hotel package, chiropractic...
HUGGS Canada is a registered Canadian charity, empowering youth through education in South East India. HUGGS focuses on promising young people who have the ability to excel in education, but are without the resources to study beyond Grade 10.
Thanks to our generous donors, we sponsor young people in Visakhapatnam (Vizag), to complete their secondary and post-secondary education. Students are selected based on financial need, academic ability and family encouragement.
Today more than 30 HUGGS graduates are working in their communities in careers including nursing, teaching, engineering, finance and computing.