WELCOME TO SAYVA
Northern VA, MD, DC
SAYVA TEENS: 8th - 12th Grade
JUNIOR SAYVA: 3rd - 7th Grade
REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR 2022/2023
NEXT YEAR'S REGISTRATION WILL OPEN AUGUST 2023
Service. Awareness. Leadership.
With small, and sometimes large, acts of kindness, everyone can make a difference!
WHAT IS SAYVA?
South Asian Youth of Virginia
(including MD & DC )
Sayva is a nonprofit, community service organization (501 c3) founded and led by teens that want to help others make a difference. "Sayva" is a Sanskrit word meaning to serve selflessly and with dedication. Sayva ambassadors make a difference in their community through service and advocacy.
MARCH 5th 2023, 2-5 pm, Holy Transfiguration Church, McLean, VA:
RISE AGAINST HUNGER EVENT
APRIL 23rd 2023, 1-4 pm, Cabin John, Bethesda, MD:
SAYVA ANNUAL HOLI EVENT. Partner charity TBD
MAY 21st 2023: McLean Old Firehouse 3-6pm
SAYVA END OF YEAR EVENT: Honoring graduating seniors, President's Volunteer Service Award Recognition, awards + ceremonies + Surprise Entertainment
OUR IMPACT 2022-2023
SEPTEMBER 2022: KICKOFF EVENT
Collected Supplies + Clothing Donations for women in poverty with Stepping Stones Shelter.
SAYVA Juniors Made 120 SANDWICHES for Martha's Table
OCTOBER 2022: BREAST CANCER AWARENESS WALK
Raised $44,800 !! for Breast Cancer. RANKED #4 IN THE NATION
on the leaderboard for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer More Than Pink Walk.
NOVEMBER 2022: DIWALI MOCK WEDDING
We learned about traditional South Asian weddings, participated in a garba dance and learned about Diwali. Ticket funds for this event help to purchase supplies for 15,000 MEALS that will be packaged for the Rise Against Hunger Event in March 2023.
DECEMBER 2022: TOP CHEF - SAYVA STYLE WITH TIK TOK CHEF MILAN
Baked and packaged 550 cookies for children living in food-insecure households with Sevatruck Free Meal Food Truck.
JANUARY 2023: GAME NIGHT
Collected HUNDREDS OF COATS and warm clothing donated to Afghan Refugees with Famil USA.
FEBRUARY 2023: SAYVA GIVING DAY: Participated in a service day volunteering and donating to help families struggling with food insecurity in collaboration with non-profit organization So What Else?
our partners & sponsors
Support provided by corporations and businesses help to offset costs with event planning, ticket registration and to raise funds for various charitable organizations that we are supporting.
Thank you to all of our Partners & Sponsors.
For more information on the opportunity to become a Sponsor, please contact Sirisha Durbhakula