Children’s Hope India, a non-profit organization committed to helping children in need, will honor Poonam and A.J. Khubani with the charity’s highest award at a luncheon at the Indian Consulate in New York City on Friday, October 9th. The Khubanis are the founders of TELEBrands, the driving force in the direct response television industry, and are longtime supporters of Children’s Hope India. They will be honored with The Lotus Award, which is granted to individuals who demonstrate the highest level of corporate philanthropy. Distinguished guests at the luncheon include Padmaja Kumari Mewar from the Royal House of Mewar, Rajasthan, and the Consul General of India, Ambassador Prabhu Dayal.
“A.J. and Poonam Khubani embody the true meaning of philanthropy,” said Dr. Dina Pahlajani, president of Children’s Hope. “Through their generosity and support, the lives of countless underserved children have been improved and enriched. Children’s Hope is deeply grateful to the Khubanis for their unwavering commitment to our cause.”
“Poonam and I are honored and humbled by this public recognition,” said A.J. Khubani. “We’ve seen the tremendous and meaningful difference Children’s Hope India makes in the quality of life of children who live in troubling circumstances and we are proud to be associated with such a dynamic organization.”
Children’s Hope India is a New York-based organization committed to helping children in need. With 20 projects in villages throughout the large Indian state of Rajasthan and several major cities elsewhere in India, Children’s Hope is working to help disadvantaged children living in poverty by providing comprehensive services such as education, medical care, nutritional and vocational training. In addition, the organization provides college scholarships for students in need in New York and counseling services for immigrant children and their families and support services for children attending inner city schools in the tri-state area. For additional information please visit www.childrenshopeindia.org.
TELEBrands Corp., headquartered in Fairfield, New Jersey, was founded in 1983 by entrepreneur Ajit Khubani. Since its inception, the company has brought fun and useful inventions to consumers worldwide and has launched more products through direct response television than any other company in history. TELEBrands products such as the PedEgg, PediPaws, ShoesUnder and the EZCombs are sold through television advertising, the Internet and in retail stores in over 100 countries around the world. For more information visit www.telebrands.com.