Friday, August 12, 2011

Be the Change with SAALT!

Who: South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT)

What: Be the Change 2011- A National Day of Service

Where: throughout Boston

When: Saturday, October 1st, 2011

Partners: Various community organizations and nonprofits in Boston


Each year, SAALT coordinates Be the Change (BTC), an annual national day of service to inspire and foster civic engagement and community building through volunteerism and community service. Thousands of participants across the country contribute numerous hours of community service in the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi's famous quote, "Be the change you wish to see in the world."

In 2010, nearly 3,500 volunteers participated in 15 cities and over 60 campuses!

This year, BTC falls on Saturday, October 1st. The 2011 theme is "Rise Up in Service."

We invite you to to join us for Be the Change 2011 in Boston! Be part of our national movement of South Asian American civic engagement and community building through service! It’s great to develop and sustain community no matter where your home is.

If you or your organization are interested in volunteering for Be the Change 2011, contact Priya Patel at