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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

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SAYVA'S MISSION

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.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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?  

PAST EVENTS

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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

SAYVA'S IMPACT

Over 100,000+ meals packaged and sent to impoverished countries

$94,800 raised with and for our community partners

10,000+ teen service hours and counting!

SAYVA'S COMMUNITY PARTNERS

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