A Unique Melharmonic Melange Hosted by IITMAANA

A Fundraiser for Chennai Flood Victims

Sunday February 14, 4:00 PM, San Jose, CA



The Cause

In December 2015, residents of Chennai and surrounding villages were hammered by severe cyclonic rainstorms that resulted in massive flooding in many parts of the city and surrounding areas. There was widespread loss of life and property, with tens of thousands of families losing their homes and their belongings. While the city continues to limp back towards normalcy, the citizens of Chennai are still struggling to put their lives back together. In many areas entire homes need to be reconstructed and steps need to be taken to ensure that people have healthy living conditions.


The Fundraiser Concert Artists donating their Talents for the Cause

IITMAANA, a 501(c) (3), Charitable organization, is hosting a fundraiser music concert featuring Renowned Slide Instrumentalist Sangeet Samrat Chitravina Ravikiran and Sax Maestro George Brooks, who will combine in a Unique Melharmonic Melange event Singing Strings and Swinging Sax. They will be accompanied by the world-famous Simon Phillips on the drums, Osam Ezzeldin on the keyboards, and Bay Area's veteran Ramesh Srinivasan on the Mridangam.

N. Ravikiran      George Brooks   Simon Phillips   Ramesh Srinivasan   Osam Ezzeldin 


Our Partner 'AID India' Helping Implement the Relief/Rehabilitation Work on the Ground

IITMAANA is working in partnership with Association for India's Development (AID India), to ensure that every dollar raised through this event will be spent in Home Reconstruction, rebuilding Education Centers, and meeting the needs of Health and Drinking Water. With your generous support we will be able to truly make a difference in the lives of those affected by the recent floods in Chennai.  AID India is rated very highly by Charity Navigator, and is renowned for its charity delivery integrity and efficiency.  AID is founded by Distinguished IIT M Alumnus, Dr. Balaji Sampath, while in University of Maryland. He is a '90 Batch Gold Medalist, who has committed his life to help educate urban and rural impoverished children, and empowering under privileged women.


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IITMAANA is an IRS certified 501(c)(3) charity organization located at: IITMAANA, PO Box 1660 Cupertino, CA 95015-1660, USA