September, 2017
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SAAV: Young South Asians Bettering The Community

SAAV: Young South Asians Bettering The Community

South Asian Alliance Vancouver (SAAV) is a not-for-profit foundation made up of current and graduated post-secondary students who share the same simple passion: giving back to the community. The group has been a part of a number of food and clothing drives, fundraisers to aid the underprivileged, anti-bullying campaigns, educational information sessions, tree planting events, and much more. SAAV is ultimately a platform for youth to band together to work toward the betterment of the South Asian community and of society at large.

SAAV recognizes the seven South Asian countries in the world and its members act as a group (or an “alliance” if you will) to represent the community in the most positive and progressive manner possible.

SAAV has been able to make these positive strides thanks to the help of its’ generous sponsors/partners including: Decibel Entertainment, Just Cakes BC, Pink Orchid Studio, Deo Studios, Precious Moments Decor and Always & Forever Wedding Planners, MannKind Charitable Society and others.

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Food Drive

Once a month, a company sponsor covers the cost of groceries for members to make sandwiches to deliver to the homeless in the downtown eastside.

 



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Clothing & Food Drive

SAAV partnered with SOAR Philanthropic Society to collect warm clothes and blankets to benefit the underprivileged in the Downtown Eastside.

 

 

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Tree Planting Event
SAAV partnered with Mannkind to plant trees throughout Langley to promote environmental progression.

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SAAV University Information Session
SAAV hosts information sessions where members share their post-secondary experiences to high school students and students are able ask questions to SAAV members who are in faculties or programs they wish to pursue.



Ever want to give back but not sure how? Contact saavbc.org@gmail.com to become a member or sponsor. Become a part of the movement. Become part of the alliance.

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