BENGALURU, December 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
The funds will be used for social causes in the areas of education, women's health & empowerment
Over 2,900 people from in and around Bengaluru joined in on December 2nd for the UST Global APR Marathon 2018, to 'RUN FOR A CAUSE'.
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The Marathon event, along with other associated sports events conducted by the APR Charitable Trust (APRCT) raised Rs. 66.74 lakhs, which will be used in the areas of education, women's health & empowerment.
UST Global APR Marathon 2018 was the 8th edition of the annual marathon event that raises awareness and funds year after year for social causes to improve the lives of the underprivileged in the city. UST Global, a leading digital transformation solutions company has been a partner for the 6th consecutive year in a row. UST Global has been a continued partner since 2013 and was the title sponsor of 2018.
APR Charitable Trust (ACT) is a group of Adarsh Palm Retreat (APR) residents, professionals who have returned to India after several years of living outside. ACT started in 2011, and the Trust has been in formal existence since April 2013. APRCT projects have impacted over 20,000 beneficiaries since 2011.
Govind Thirumalai, Founding Trustee, APR Charitable Trust, said, "Since inception, we have been able to make an impact on over 20,000 people with various social initiatives. We are very grateful to all citizens who came forward with participation and kind contribution towards our vision of helping the underprivileged. As part of our this year's project, we are committed to help Devarabisanahalli Govt. School convert into a model school, amongst other initiatives."
Sudhansu Panigrahi, GM & Center Head, Bangalore, UST Global, "At UST Global, we are focused on doing impactful social initiatives. We are happy to have been associated with APR Charitable Trust who is doing great work in the areas of our interest and our overall vision of Transforming Lives. We thank all the participants for their active involvement."
H.N. Netravathi, In-charge Headmistress, Devarabisanahalli Govt. School, added, "We have had multiple organizations come and go. ACT has been a constant and has helped get corporate funding. We would like to thank UST and ACT helping transform our school as model school."
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