Tamil Nadu Foundation (TNF), the oldest and largest U.S.-based charity organization that is solely focused on Tamil Nadu,  cordially invites you for an information sharing session on Sunday, March 6th from 3 P.M. to 5 P..M.


Venue: Waterside Clubhouse, 12407 Waterside Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30004


Dr. Somalay Somasundaram, Vice President TNF, has conducted more than 50 of these information sessions across the country over the past couple of years.  He has played a key role in several of TNF’s initiatives and visits many projects each year.  Somasundaram is an inspiring presenter and effectively engages the audience, particularly children and youth, throughout his presentation.  Bring your children and youth to learn more about how your family can get involved in TNF’s numerous humanitarian projects all over Tamil Nadu.  Topics to be covered include:


  • Flood relief projects (TNF and its partners have raised >$500,000)
  • TNF-ABC education initiative in governments schools across Tamil Nadu
  • Women empowerment projects in urban and rural Tamil Nadu
  • Education and Service internships during summer in Tamil Nadu for U.S.-born children and youth
  • Anbalayam – example of American Tamils’ philanthropy on orphaned special needs children in Sirkali
  • Rural development – focusing on developing government libraries in the villages
  • And more…


Please RSVP to to confirm your participation and the total number of people from your family who will be attending this session.  We are looking forward to you joining us at this informative and interactive session. Thank you.



Feedbacks from past sessions:


“About 20 children and youth attended the TNF information session in Phoenix.  They were playful in the beginning but the way in which Somasundaram engaged them, resulted in their instant response to reach out and help underprivileged children in Tamil Nadu” – Jayanthi  Sekar, Phoenix, AZ


“The TNF information session motivated me to visit TNF-ABC schools in Namakkal district and to help underprivileged students in the villages of Tamil Nadu” – Anand  Padmanaban, Columbus, OH


“The info session made me appreciate TNF’s 40+ years of very impressive legacy , its strong presence  in Tamil Nadu and its ability to execute ” – Rajan Soundrarajan,  Breinigsville, PA
“I thought TNF was focused more on education and through the information session I learnt that women empowerment one of the pillars of TNF ” – Girija Venugopal, Macungie, PA


2010: June 12. Lakshman Sruthi light music program. Funds used to initiate the TNF-ABC project which focuses on educating the underprivileged in government schools in Tamil Nadu.


2008: March. Mahanadhi Shobana’s program. Funds raised were used to organize eye camps in Tamil Nadu.