Magic Bus Foundation, one of India’s largest poverty alleviation programme has associated with ImpactGuru.com, India’s leading crowdfunding platform for NGOs / nonprofits, medical or personal causes, to create awareness and raise funds for underprivileged children in 77 districts across 22 Indian states. #GivingGoals, aims to raise INR 60 Lakhs towards Magic Bus’ programs for underprivileged children. As part of this campaign, 18 Bollywood celebrities from the All-Star Football Club (ASFC) including stars like Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Kartik Aaryan and Dino Morea are playing a celebrity match to support Magic Bus’ goal to enable 2000 underprivileged children.Magic Bus is also offering an opportunity to all the fans of Bollywood stars from the All-Star Football Club (AFSC) to join their favorite stars in raising funds for Magic Bus by visiting www.impactguru.com/givinggoals. 36 lucky donors will be selected and get a chance to meet one of their favorite prominent Bollywood celebrities from the ASFC.Speaking on the association, Jayant Rastogi(CEO), Magic Bus India Foundation said, “I am overwhelmed by the support pouring in from some of the well-known celebrities of Indian cinema.
Magic Bus Foundation, has been fighting against poverty by ensuring children and young adults have a holistic education. Through this association, we hope to continue developing the skills today’s children require for a secure, stable and bright career’. On associating with Magic Bus, ImpactGuru.com’s CEO & Co- founder, Piyush Jain, said, “ImpactGuru.com is glad to partner with Magic Bus to change the future of thousands of underprivileged children through crowdfunding. This is, perhaps the first time in India, when so many celebrities are coming together to mobilize their fans from around the world to raise funds for a cause as well as give them a chance to meet their favourite star! We look forward to help achieve #GivingGoals and help change the future of our country through crowdfunding for this cause.”Some of our stars also showed their support. Abhishek Bachchan who has been associated with Magic Bus for a long time and is a regular face at the Annual Magic Bus Galas said, “I have met some of the children at the Magic Bus centers and know what a massive change the organisation has made in their lives. I am thrilled to be a part of #GivingGoals. Let’s change the future of our country by empowering our youth. Your contribution counts”Arjun Kapoor also urged his fans to donate and said “I am excited for the match, but I’m more thrilled to reach the goal of this fundraiser and then witness the change it brings to the lives of thousands. I will make my contribution and I hope fans from across the world will join me in achieving #GivingGoals.”Ranbir Kapoor showed his support by tweeting about Giving Goals and asking fans to donate and support Magic Bus’ cause - Ranbir Kapoor supports #GivingGoals.
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About Magic Bus:
Magic Bus India Foundation, is one of the largest poverty alleviation programmes in India, working with more than 400,000 children and youth and 9000 volunteer mentors in 22 States and 77 districts of the country. We work with India’s underprivileged children and young people, taking them from a childhood full of challenges to a life with meaningful livelihoods. We equip young people with the skills and knowledge they need to grow up and move out of poverty.
About All Stars Football Club (ASFC):
The All Stars Football Club is a football club comprising of celebrities from the entertainment & fashion fraternity who come together to play football matches for charity. The main aim of the All Stars Football Club is to collect money for noble causes while using the ever-growing game of football in India as a platform. The club has famous actors like Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor, Kartik Aaryan and many more associated with it.