Sangamithra Foundation  is organized entirely by volunteers, and for this very reason, the operating costs of Sangamithra are very low..  This means almost every penny received reaches the community who are in need.  We depend on community involvement to run the event in a smooth fashion.

If you would like to volunteer at the event, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. Read on for a sample of what we do, followed by instructions on how to sign up.

Volunteers have a variety of responsibilities:


Transporting  goods and supplies

Food Service

Transporting and serving food to volunteers, and participants
Collecting donations for meals

Stage Management (during fund raising events)

Assist sound engineer and stage manager turn over stage between performances, help with microphones, lighting, and recording setup

Providing coffee, tea, and water backstage

General Assistance

Manage lines and participation order during individual performances
Manage dance, golf and chess competition sessions

There are a variety of other opportunities that come up during the event where volunteers step in and lend a hand. If you are available, you can probably find something to do.

Benefits to Volunteering

Besides bragging rights, as a volunteer you get to …add valuable volunteer hours to your résumé and/or college application (if you put in enough work, we'll even give you a letter attesting to your efforts).
work with an incredible group of people who are passionate about serving the community, and fun to hang out with.
peek behind-the-scenes at what it takes to run an event of this magnitude, and take home lessons for similar festivals in your town.
Free food on the event days you volunteer.

How to Sign Up

If you would like to volunteer, please e-mail our volunteer co-ordinator with the following details:

Cellular phone number
What days/time will you be available to volunteer?
Do you have a valid driver's license that you can use to drive in North Carolina?
Will you have a car available while you are at the event?
What languages do you speak/understand? (We sometimes have particpants from various parts of the world, apart from English knowledge of languages including, Spanish, Chinese, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam)
Are there any specific skills that you would like to offer to us?

If you have any questions about volunteering, please do not hesitate to send us an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


As a non-profit organization with limited sponsorship and revenue, Sangamithra depends on your generosity to accomplish its goals. There are various ways to contribute to Sangamithra. We are a registered non-profit 501(c) tax exempt organization (EIN 27-4291040).

Donate online using the link below 



Write a check in favor of 'Sangamithra Foundation'  and mail to : Sangamithra Foundation, PO Box 78871 Charlotte NC 28271

If your employer offers matching grants for charitable contributions, we encourage you to sign up for this program at your workpace to double the impact of your donation.

You can help us in small ways without spending antying.  Go to and select Sangamithra Foundation as your hoice of charity  organization.  Amazon will conribute a small percentage of your purchase dollars to Sangamithra. 

Attend our fundraising events and help us raise funds for the community projects that benefit underprivileged people.


Please see our volunteering page for information on how to donate your time to our organization.