Mumbai, February 11, 2018: JM Financial Foundation, the philanthropic arm of JM Financial Group, today successfully hosted its annual charity initiative “Walkathon 2018”. The six-km walk along Marine Drive sea front was flagged off at 07.30 am in the presence of Mr. Nimesh Kampani, Chairman, JM Financial Group and Mr. Vishal Kampani, Managing Director, JM Financial Group.
The event aimed at mobilizing funds for the several deserving causes undertaken by the Foundation. The funds raised are disbursed towards strengthening and empowering the lesser privileged communities thus touching the lives of many needy people throughout the year. Some of the causes supported by the Walkathon are education & health programs for the underprivileged and differently abled, animal welfare, promotion of sports, music & culture and disaster relief.
The theme for the event this year was ‘Together We Empower. One step at a Time’ which was also promoted through online platforms such as Facebook (www.Facebook.com/JMFFWalkathon)to extend the participation to the public and help amplify the message and reach out to a wider audience.
The Walkathon saw a huge turnout from many young professionals, philanthropists, employees of the group to create awareness and become the catalysts for a positive change. Some of the Corporates who joined along with their teams included Enrich Salons & Academy, PNB Housing Finance Ltd and Nahar Group as well as NGOs such as Ekam Foundation, Jai Vakeel Foundation, JK Trust and Ummeed Child Development Centre.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Nimesh Kampani, Chairman, JM Financial Group said, “It is important to inculcate the art of giving or sharing. When we come together through such initiatives it goes a long way in empowering the entire society. Every step we take forward together is a big leap to help those around us who are in need of support. ”
We thank all our clients, employees and participants for their support towards making this event successful, he added.
About JM Financial Foundation
At, JM Financial, philanthropy has always been a priority, culminating into our community welfare programs. As a Foundation, we partner with grass root level organisations to implement various projects to uplift and make a positive contribution towards the lesser privileged communities. The Foundation identifies and works alongside several NGOs to work on a number of outreach programs. Some of the causes supported by the Foundation include providing education to children with developmental / intellectual disabilities, animal conservation, disaster relief, health initiatives for the needy and promotion of sports, music & culture.
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