Special Thanks to these kind-hearted people:

Local Corporators:

  1. Mrs. Sashikala Kale – She waived off the Rs.500/- fees of the sector-3 NMMC community hall during our events.
  2. Mr. Arvind Kotkar – He provided us his premises in Airoli gaon during LEAD’s initial days for its morning sessions.
  3. Mrs. Mathele – She provided the sector-2 NMMC community hall during the events at concessional rates.

Local shops for selling us their items at concessional rates:

  1. Sangam Electric and Hardware, sector-3, Airoli
  2. Tara Stationaries, sector-3, Airoli
  3. Shivam Collections, sector-20, Airoli
  4. Sirvi Snacks and Sweets, sector-19, Airoli


  1. Arth – It’s a complete volunteer group consisting of like-minded individuals with the common goal of making a difference by contributing to the society. LEAD and Arth had participated together in a Tree plantation drive organized by NGO – Hariyali on 12th July 2009. (View the photos here). Arth volunteers had also participated in and even sponsored the breakfast, prizes & lunch expenses of LEAD’s Republic Day Celebration on 26th Jan 2010. Click here for details.
  2. Event organizing group 'Everything Goes' had organized a one day event for our children at Korum Mall, Thane on 25th Dec 2009 including the pick n drop as well as lunch. (Read the report here)
  3. A voluntary group named Vidyarthi Ekta Sangh supported LEAD in its efforts towards creating awareness among its vulnerable communities towards the superstitions, blind-beliefs and witch-craft on its 15th August Celebrations 2009. They demonstrated this point beautifully with the help of some science experiments and chemicals. (Read the report here).

In-Kind donations:

  • Toys - Pantaloon, Vashi and NHP school, Airoli
  • Note-Books- Umang Foundation, NHP School, Donor Amit
  • PC Cupboard - Our volunteer Neha
  • Mats, Jug, etc – Volunteer Nina
  • 4 New Chairs - Intern Shreya's dad
  • Computer - Prof. Mani
  • New Indoor/outdoor games, Chyavanprash, 2 new table fans, Blankets - Prof. Mani
  • TV- Rupesh's sister Dipti
  • Bicycle, Earthen Pot - Volunteers Chaitra and Swagata
  • New Curtains and Rods - Volunteers Kartha madam, Kavita and Sumi
  • New Ladder- Volunteer Arun2
  • Music System – Donor - Dipti
  • New Wooden Toys and Puppets - Arpit - (My kids Arena)
  • Calcium tonic, Shampoo, Talc - Sandoz
  • Clothes -- Lots of donors, volunteers
  • Cupboard + Table - Our volunteer Kailash's friend
  • Cupboard + Table - Donor through Prof.Mani
  • Black Board, Chalks – Donor – Prof. Vipul
  • New Notice Board-1- Volunteer Sachin
  • Crayons/ Sketch pens - Many volunteers
  • Towels – Volunteers Kavita, Sumi
  • 15th Aug Prizes- Prof. Mani
  • Tiffin Boxes- Our volunteer Shilpa
  • 20Kg Rice – Donor
  • New Notice Board-2 – Volunteer Archana
  • Value Charts, Stamps, etc – Volunteer Ameetha
  • and more...