On Thursday, March 14, 2019, members of Karuna Charities, Savita Malhotra, Santosh Thakral, Kamlesh Gulati, Asha Dhingra, Benu Abrol, Shashi Anand, Sujata Avasthi, Sangita Kalotra and Amrit Kalotra, cooked and served a meal for 120 people at a shelter in Virginia with love, fervor and enthusiasm. It was very heartening when we were leaving the premises, to be greeted by two men sitting outside with a loud “thank you for the delicious food!” Karuna Charities appreciates the contributions made in kind by Rani Varma, Ritu Singh, Meena Singh, Mona Khanna, and Usha Saluja.
2019: Karuna Charities presented a check for $10,000 to Montgomery College on January 26, 2019 towards Karuna Endowed Scholarship.
The check was presented to Mr. Stuart Tart, Corporate and Foundation Relations Director, Office of Advancement and Community Engagement and to Mrs. Sharon Fechter, Dean of Humanities, Montgomery College.
The Asian-American Inter Community Service, Inc., presented an award to Amrit Kalotra on June 9, 2018 in recognition and appreciation of excellence in visionary leadership in community and charitable services, which make a difference.
Karuna received the following letter and the certificate next to it for commitment and professional support for crime victims in Montgomery County, MD:
“Dear Amrit and the entire Karuna Board,
On behalf of the staff at APP, please accept our deepest appreciation for all that you do to assist our clients. Wishing you all a joyful and peaceful holiday season.