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Deepak Chopra to host 'Body & Soul' to benefit the Akshaya Patra Foundation
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Deepak Chopra to host 'Body & Soul' to benefit the Akshaya Patra Foundation

ATLANTA -- Renowned alternative medicine practitioner and holistic health guru Deepak Chopra will be the keynote speaker for The Akshaya Patra Foundation’s Body & Soul fundraising dinner on Saturday, March 30, at the W Atlanta - Midtown. Proceeds from the dinner will allow The Akshaya Patra Foundation to continue its mission to provide freshly prepared school lunches to more than 1.3 million underprivileged children daily in more than 9,000 schools in India.

  • WHAT: Deepak Chopra to host The Akshaya Patra Foundation's Body & Soul Fundraising Dinner
  • WHEN:  Saturday, March 30 from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: W Atlanta - Midtown, 188 14th Street
  • WHO: Described as “the poet-prophet of alternative medicine,” keynote speaker Deepak Chopa has been named by TIME magazine as one of the top heroes and icons of the century. Chopra authored more than 70 books and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Akshaya Patra Foundation.Founded in 2000, the Akshaya Patra Foundation’s mission is that “no child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger” with the goal to feed five million children daily by 2020. For many children, the lunch provided by the Akshaya Foundation is their only complete meal for the day and gives them an incentive to come to school and to stay in school, while providing the necessary nutrients to develop their cognitive abilities and focus properly on learning. For more information, visit www.foodforeducation.org.
  • COST: Tables of 10 begin at $2,500. Customized corporate sponsorships can also be arranged. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.foodforeducation.org        
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