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5th Annual Ruk & Roll

Apr 21, 2016   ||   by dawa   ||   Event, Fundraising  || 

Click Here to Buy Your Ticket Do you enjoy bowling with good friends? How about making some great new friends while bowling? How about doing all this for a great cause? Our first fundraiser of the year is coming up, and we hope you will join us for a day of great bowling action, which […]

Being there – how a community can come together to make a difference

Sep 27, 2015   ||   by Priti Bhattarai   ||   Awareness, Blog, Collaboration, Event, Fundraising  || 

Dinner event – Holy Child Parish Fundraising events take a tremendous amount of time and effort. From planning the event, to advertising and selling tickets, organizing the logistics, getting volunteers to help out and making sure people actually show up on the day – it is a very stressful process. However, for our recent fundraising […]

The Season to Celebrate for Rukmini Foundation

Oct 27, 2014   ||   by Lauren Smathers   ||   Blog, Event, Fundraising, Success Stories  || 

Fall in Pittsburgh is vibrant colors of gold, red and orange contrasting against crystal blue skies. A crisp chill in the air, pumpkins dotting porches, and leaves tumbling along the sidewalks let us know that fall is officially here. Which can only mean one thing for the Rukmini Foundation: it’s time to celebrate our anniversary! We gathered for […]

Cooking for a Cause: Rukmini Foundation Takes Over Bar Marco

Jun 24, 2014   ||   by Laxmi Aryal   ||   Blog, Event, Fundraising  || 

On Monday, June 16, we held a very different type of fundraising event than we have ever done before. We served Nepali food at a local Pittsburgh restaurant called Bar Marco. The event was known as No Menu Monday, which is a great concept of Bobby Fry the owner of the restaurant Bar Marco. The idea is that for […]

Sewickley Academy Girls Go Out of Their Way to Help Girls in Nepal

May 29, 2014   ||   by Laxmi Aryal   ||   Blog, Event, Fundraising  || 

This month we had the privilege of attending an event organized by high school girls at Swickley Academy when they put together a fundraising dinner to support the girls of Rukmini Foundation.  I was so amazed how these girls were involved in global issues regarding education, and especially for faraway places like Nepal. The girls of Sewickley Academy who worked very […]

Supporting Girls Education through Volunteering: How I spent my summer.

Sep 22, 2013   ||   by Guest Poster   ||   Awareness, Blog, Fundraising, General  || 

Guest Post by: Deepshika Dolphin Sharma I was first introduced to the Rukmini Foundation when Bibhuti Aryal (the organization’s President) was one of the guest speakers for the World Affairs Council Summer program held at Duquesne University. We had previously watched a documentary called Girl Rising, which was really the starting point of my interest for […]

Art Sale @ Assemble

The Art of Event Planning: Our First Fundraiser of the Year

Jan 18, 2013   ||   by Bibhuti   ||   Event, Fundraising  || 

As we start another year of operations at Rukmini Foundation, we wanted to start the year off with a big event.  We wanted to do something we haven’t done yet, and we wanted to get creative.  The idea for an Art Sale had been kicked around, but without ever having hosted such an event, questions […]

Crowd starts to build as bowling time nears

Rolling for Rukmini

Mar 9, 2012   ||   by Bibhuti   ||   Event, Fundraising  || 

As our girls prepare to start school in Nepal, we wanted to ensure that we will be able to support all of their activities. With that in mind, and also as a way to energize our team and supporters in Pittsburgh, we held a small fundraising event to bring the team out and enjoy a […]

Rukmini Foundation Presents Ruk & Roll - A Charity'Bowl Event

Our First Funraising Event – Ruk & Roll

Feb 26, 2012   ||   by Bibhuti   ||   Event, Fundraising, News  || 

As the Rukmini Scholars prepare to start school in Nepal, our team in Pittsburgh is organizing fundraising activities to ensure that the students will have everything they need to start the school year and be successful throughout this year and beyond. With that in mind, we have organized our first “Funraiser”, which will bring together […]

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