Monsoon Dance as EVENT PRODUCERS
"Monsoon Dance has helped Hindu Charities for America fundraiser for since summer 2013. They together with Naga Valli and the prominent local performers put together amazing show with Jewish music group – Bollywood Meets Borscht Belt. This was a Indian and Jewish community event to raise funds for school supplies for children experiencing homelessness in Austin and Manor ISDs. The event helped raise almost $14,000.
In fall of 2013, Monsoon Dance took a lead to create program for Diwali GivingFest, an Austin wide Diwali celebration, which helped raise over $18,000 for scholarships for kids in Austin area who are economically disadvantaged. The program include the first ever AusIndian Idol that Monsoon Dance generously sponsored with live polls and worked with various prominent artists to put together an enjoyable show.
We are very grateful to Monsoon Dance for sharing their time, money and talents to help with education of children who are economically disadvantaged."
….. Harish Kotecha, Founder, Hindu Charities for America
Monsoon Dance as FUND-RAISING PARTNERS
"Growing Roots was honored to receive support from Monsoon Dance through A Date with Bollywood. We truly enjoyed being part of such a fun event and were inspired to share our mission of empowering families of children with special needs with a whole new audience! With the support of Monsoon Dance, Growing Roots will be able to host a Family Fun Day in June 2014 for over 200 participants- all of which are children with special needs and their families. Thank you to the team at Monsoon Dance for supporting and believing in our work in the community!"
.....Maria Hernandez, Founder, Growing Roots
Monsoon Dance as PERFORMERS
"Monsoon Dance graciously donated their time and expertise to our annual event “The Silk Road.” Their performance was beautifully executed and after a quick tutorial, they got the party started! Thank you so much, your support means the world to us!"
....Melaina Wilkin, Asian Family Support Services of Austin (formerly SAHELI)
Monsoon Dance as SPOKESPERSON of CULTURE
Monsoon Dance promotes education of South Asian Culture in local communities and schools through dance, entertainment and student participation. Young minds really get a new perspective learning about world cultures
"We hosted Monsoon Dance at our school for a Bollywood Dance experience. The children absolutely loved all of the ladies that came and performed. They were attentive to all of our students and teachers. All of the ladies were very professional and thorough in their performances. Many times we have had guest to our school that are rude to our students, and in a hurry to get through all of the shows, but not Monsoon Dance!"
....Nicole Chisolm, Curriculum Coordinator, Children's Center of Austin (Steiner)