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This is the archive for February 2009

Monday, February 23, 2009

Dear Amma's children,

Jai Karunamayi!

We have a 6-day program in Atlanta, May 12-17 for Amma.  All the program expenses have to be borne by the devotees.

Please note that SMVA does not pay anything towards organizing the programs.

We welcome all contributions small and large...

In the table below, please indicate the contribution amount you would like to make towards the program expenses (these are last year's expenses
which we have reproduced below for this year to serve as a baseline).

You can choose to underwrite any specific category and the Atlanta devotees will thank you for your generosity.

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Category                                     Expense                Contribution
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Advertisement                                $1600
 (Khabar, Aquarius,
  India Tribune)
HTA hall booking                              $600
 (2 events:
  evening program and
  individual blessings)
Crew hotel stay                               $1250
 (3 rooms for 6 nights)
Crew food expenses                         $750
  (5 crew members
   5 days at $30 a day)
Stage Floral arrangements                 $350
Stationery for                                   $100
  Individual Blessing                           $50
Miscellaneous (copying,
  puja materials)
Per-city required contribution
  for Amma's tour                            $1000
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Total estimated Expenditures            $5700
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PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ABOVE ITEMIZED LIST ***DOES NOT INCLUDE***
1) THE GLOBAL MALL PROGRAM EXPENSES (ROUGHLY $700 TO BE BORNE BY SHIV AGGARWAL)
2) HOMA EXPENSES (ROUGHLY $3000 TO BE BORNE BY Dr. and Mrs. Dronavalli)
3) MEDITATION RETREAT EXPENSES COVERED BY REGISTRATION FEES
4) HOSTING EXPENSES FOR AMMA, AKKAYA, AND SWAMIJI (ROUGHLY $3000 TOWARDS
  HOME, GROCERIES, AMENITIES AND TRANSPORTATION TO BE BORNE ENTIRELY BY
  JAYASHREE MOPARTHY)

Please write a check payable to:
  SMVA Trust
    (mark the check "For Atlanta Program Expenses")

Mail the Check to:
  Kishore Ramachandran
  285 Blue Spruce Trail
  Lilburn, GA 30047

 

ALL CONTRIBUTIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE.  If your contribution is over $250,
you will receive a letter from SMVA Trust.


Always in Amma's seva