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  • ADP India and its 11,700+ associates collaborate with the Akshaya Patra Foundation to Provide 900,000 Meals to Children

    Published on June 21, 2024

      ADP, a global leader in human capital management, proudly announces a significant collaboration with the Akshaya Patra Foundation to provide 900,000 meals to 37,000 children studying in government schools across India. This initiative under Tarang – ADP India CSR Program, is aimed at feeding these children for 1 entire month, underscoring ADP’s enduring commitment to community service and social responsibility.

    This initiative is inspired by the choice of ADP associates, who expressed their support for the company to make this donation. Effectively, each ADP associate and their family will feed three children for an entire month!

    “At ADP, we strongly believe in giving back and the positive impact we can create as a strong family of 11,700+ associates to the communities where we live and work,” said Vijay Vemulapalli, General Manager and Managing Director, ADP India. “Feeding children is not just about providing meals; it’s about nourishing their dreams and futures. By ensuring that children have access to nutritious meals at least once a day, we believe that we are also supporting their education and well-being. We are deeply committed to making a difference, and I am incredibly proud of our associates for their overwhelming support of this initiative, especially as a token of gratitude for our communities for making us their part for the last 25 years in India.”

    “At ADP, each of us deeply understands the profound impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in nurturing inclusive growth. The compassion and dedication of our associates to social responsibility are truly inspiring. This partnership with the Akshaya Patra Foundation reflects our collective commitment to ensuring that no child goes hungry. Our objective is to transform lives and create a brighter future for children through this initiative and other flagship Tarang programs like MIDAS, Model Schools, and more which support the Education and well-being of 35000+ children from the underserved communities across our offices. Together, we are not just providing meals; we are fostering hope and opportunity for thousands of children.” said Mr. Sujnan Venkatesh, Senior Vice President and Head of HR, ADP Pvt. Ltd.

    This donation is part of ADP’s broader commitment to corporate social responsibility through Tarang. Over the past 25 years of its operations in India, ADP has made significant contributions to various causes, including the installation of 83 CCTV cameras for community safety in Hyderabad, the establishment of an ICU ward at Nilofer Children’s Hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic, and donation to the PM COVID Relief Fund. Most recently, ADP concluded its May Month of Caring 2024, which involved numerous charitable activities through associate donations and volunteer efforts across its Hyderabad and Pune offices. In addition to several initiatives for children, women and youth empowerment, and community health and sustainability, this amplifies ADP India’s larger CSR strategy that looks at the company’s behavior towards a wave of corporate citizenship and social development.


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